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MasterCard Worldwide announced today that Circle K is now accepting MasterCard PayPass at select stores across the U.S.

With a simple tap of a MasterCard PayPass card or device at checkout,...

Papa Murphy's International announced the expansion of its research and development department with the appointment of Carron Harris to vice president of product development.

"Carron's focus...

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip is seeking qualified companies to operate Exclusive Master Developments in the Middle East.

The franchise system is currently operating in the U.S. and Puerto...

In celebration of Patriot’s Day and to show appreciation to customers, participating Cold Stone Creamery locations are giving away free iced Sweet Cream Lattes today. The company hopes this...
Red Door Interactive recently announced the launch of social media campaigns on Twitter and Facebook for Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes restaurants.

The goals of this program are to...

Ruby Tuesday restaurants are celebrating Earth Day this year with several new green initiatives. The international chain has more than 900 company-owned and franchised restaurants and almost 50,...
Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE - News) yesterday announced the opening of its new North American innovation campus, The Kitchens of Sara Lee. The 120,000-square-foot research and development center of...
Starbucks is expanding its three-year-old Small Farmer Sustainability Initiative (SFSI) by partnering with the Fairtrade Labeling Organization (FLO) and TransFair USA to create a small-scale...
Pizza Patrón, the premier Latino pizza brand, announced today that systemwide comparable sales increased 6.4 percent in March, which comes on the heels of increases of 10.5 and 7.9 percent in...
According to a recent national online poll, the economy has not dampened the green commitments of most consumers, and restaurants with a clear green focus have an advantage over otherwise...
PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP - News) today announced that it has acquired leading Peruvian snack business Karinto S.A.C., maker of Peru's top-selling corn chips, Los Cuates, as well as a popular line...
The Food Channel has released its Top Ten Dessert Trends for 2009. Yesterday's dessert was molten lava cake. Today it's cupcakes and donuts. Tomorrow? Bring on the ice cream, new star of the...
Costa Vida, known for its Baja-inspired, always-fresh meals, announced today its participation in the Mom It Forward for Kenya fundraiser to help reduce poverty in Kenya. Customers present the...
Lifeware TEK announced today the launch of its premier online foodservice platform, i COOK Professional, at the National Restaurant Association Show May 16-19 2009. Offering essential business-...
Creating a corporate Twitter account was on Domino's to-do list for the next few months. But then two Conover, North Carolina, employees posted YouTube videos of themselves engaging in various...
The latest information from The NPD Group Inc.’s Economy Tracker shows consumer confidence continues to decline, albeit slightly, while intent to spend at retail remains steady, indicating that...