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A recent survey conducted through the National Restaurant Association's Smartbrief online newsletter reported that a majority of restaurateurs think the economy had the greatest effect on their...
Despite CEOs' fondness of John McCain, many are hopeful that President-elect Barack Obama can rescue the country from its financial crisis.

In a Grant Thornton national survey of more than 450...

Much of the media speculation on who the next Secretary of Agriculture will be focuses on candidates lacking experience with food safety, nutrition, or environmental issues—issues which are at...
Tom Garrett, president and CEO of Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. named Stephen H. Davis CMO for the Arby’s brand effective January 5, 2009. Davis assumes this position from Cheryl Barre who...
The Coca-Cola Company received a letter from its Chairman of the Board, Neville Isdell, confirming that, consistent with the succession plan announced in December 2007, he will not stand for re-...
McDonald's today announced the opening of Viva McDonald's, the company's new technology-inspired restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip.

At 8,600 square feet, Viva McDonald's is the largest...

Ocean Spray announced the 2008 winners of the second-annual Ultimate Cranberry Recipe Contest who will each receive a $25,000 grand prize. Foodservice professionals nationwide were challenged...
DineEquity Inc. (NYSE:DIN - News), franchisor and operator of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD - News; the "company") today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2009, ended November 2, 2008.

The company incurred a net loss...

A processed-tomato products broker was charged yesterday for conspiracy innvolving price fixing, money laundering, and racketeering, according McGregor W. Scott, U.S. attorney for the eastern...
Organic To Go (OTCBB:OTGOE) today reported financial results for the third quarter and nine-month period ended September 30, 2008.

Jason R. Brown, Founder, chairman and CEO, said, “While we...

CKE Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:CKR - News) announced today third quarter results and the filing of its Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for the twelve weeks...
The Americas Division of the Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) is making its 2009 New Year’s resolutions early. FCSI - The Americas is forging a new path made possible through...
Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA - News) and Junior Achievement (JA) will deliver something a little extra with large orders this holiday season. Consumers will have the opportunity...
Wingstop achieved two major milestones in 2008. The Dallas-based chain hit 1 million wings sold per day and reached the 1.5-billion-wings-sold mark.

“As our store count grows and existing...

Despite a failing economy, employment woes and the weakening automotive industry, Millennials--people who were born between 1980 and 1990--remain confident about what 2009 will have in store for...