Industry News

The Iron Chef and the Top Chef will come together on the same stage to dish on foodservice opportunities for fresh produce at the Produce Marketing Associations PMA 2008 Foodservice Conference & Exposition.
Taco Bell is rolling out its new Grill-to-Order cooking method by installing water- and energy-saving electric grills.
The application will offer the company's best-selling items and allow customers to purchase them using their Blackberrys.
Wendy's offers employees up to $23,300 in financial reimbursement and six weeks of paid leave per adoption.
For the month of May the Deli Favorites will be priced at $5, the Signature Classics at $7, and the Premium Steak sandwiches at $9.
The company plans to enter five new markets, including Manhattan, by the end of 2008.
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The company picked Atlanta-based Fletcher Martin as the agency of record for print and media throughout the eastern United States.
The base of the Japanese-style, fat-free Citrus Ginger sauce is dashi stock, made in the traditional manner with bonito (dried fish) and kombu (seaweed).
Three Alabama locations have committed to donate 10,000 pizzas over the next 12 months to donors who give blood at Life South centers.
National Restaurant Association Solutions announced yesterday the winners of the seventh annual National ProStart Invitational.
PETA president Ingrid E. Newkirk has written a letter to Triarc executives urging the company to move Wendy's away from using eggs from caged birds.
The new MPLS network links about 150 branches and money rooms with redundant communications access to data centers in Dallas and Denver so that no data traffic traverses the public Internet.
The new Del Inferno sauce is almost three times hotter than any of the sauces offered by Del Taco’s nearest competitors.
The company partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to feature fun activities that show youngsters how they can help protect the environment.
The technology is useful for digital signage, commercial, and consumer video distribution.