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Leading healthy vending snack supplier YoNaturals of San Diego, California, recently announced the addition of new vending machine locations in the Springfield, Illinois, area.

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NexCen Brands (NASDAQ: NEXC - News) today announced the signing of a master franchise agreement for the expansion of Marble Slab Creamery franchised stores into St. Lucia, an Eastern Caribbean...
McDonald's USA (NYSE:MCD - News) promoted Dan Gorsky to senior vice president, North America supply chain management. Gorsky, most recently vice President for supply chain management, McDonald's...
BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ: BJRI - News) today announced that co-founders Paul Motenko and Jerry Hennessy will be stepping down from the company’s board of directors effective December 30, 2008 to...
Some of the best culinary student chefs across the U.S. and Canada are honing their skills to become the next rising star of the culinary world. The S.Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef Competition...
During chilly winter months, business at Buck’s Ice Cream Place on the Missouri University (MU) campus slows to a crawl.

But two food science graduate students who work there use the downtime...

Burger King Corp. (BKC) is pleased that the court has dismissed the trans fats lawsuit brought by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) against the company. The court agreed with...
Just in time for the holidays, Berry Chill introduces Egg Nog, a limited-edition chilled yogurt.

The all-natural Egg Nog flavored chilled yogurt is only 20 calories per ounce and 100 percent...

Restaurant industry sales are expected to reach $566 billion in 2009, with the industry employing 13 million individuals in 945,000 restaurant-and-foodservice outlets nationwide, according to the...
The Food and Drug Administration officially recognized stevia as safe Wednesday, opening the door for beverage companies Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Dr Pepper Snapple to begin using it in existing as...
Rita’s has signed its first development agreement in the state of Texas. The three-store agreement will result in new stores in Colleyville, Watauga and Lewisville, northern suburbs of Dallas-...
In the face of an avalanche of bad economic news in the U.S. and abroad, Carl’s Jr. is making news of a different kind; the new Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Marysville, Washington, posted a record-...
Nestlé and Jamba Inc. (NASDAQ: JMBA; NASDAQ: JMBAU; NASDAQ: JMBAW) are voluntarily suspending production and shipments of the Jamba Ready-to-Drink beverages introduced earlier this year due to...
ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG - News) and Constar International (NASDAQ:CNST - News), were clear winners for the World Packaging Organization’s 2008 WorldStar Award, the international packaging...
Ruby Tuesday (NYSE: RT - News) announced that the company will incur restructuring charges in its second and third fiscal quarters of 2009 related to impairment and lease charges. The second...
Pizza Patron honored the outstanding business achievements of several of its franchise partners when it held its second annual Franchise Conference in South Padre Island, Texas.

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