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Mrs. Fields’ Original Cookies, Inc. emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with an improved balance sheet, a good working capital position, and new ownership.

“The prepackaged bankruptcy filing...

For more than a decade, antenna balls bearing the likeness of Jack, the spokesman for Jack in the Box restaurants, have cruised atop car antennas from coast to coast. But on Monday, Oct. 27, Jack...
Coca-Cola North America plans to place calories-per-serving and servings-per-container information on the front of all packages for its entire U.S. beverage portfolio. Research shows that calorie...
Atkins Nutritionals Inc. launched a new site called The Atkins Community that allows consumers to come together with peers and professionals to get advice, share stories, and access content to...
This week Chipotle execs warned of menu price increases in the upcoming year to help the brand weather through the economic crisis. As the standard bearer for the fast-casual segment, the move...
Smoothis King is introducing the Berry Stimulating Mate. The new smoothie is a combination of blackberry, strawberry, blueberry, Guayaki organic yerba mate, turbinado, and nonfat milk and is now...
NexCen Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEXC - News) has expanded its franchised stores internationally through the opening of 43 stores to date in 2008 outside the U.S. and through the entry into multiyear...
John Cappasola is joining the Del Taco's marketing team as vice president of marketing development, a new position at the brand. In this new role, Cappasola will be responsible for planning,...
Monarch Food Group, a national food company owned by U.S. Foodservice, will add five new coffee blends made from beans grown on Rainforest Alliance Certified farms to its Rituals coffee brand....
Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Jason Bartlett stole free tacos for America from Taco Bell, as he stole second base in the bottom of the 5th inning of Game 1 at the World Series. As promised, Americans...
Zagat Survey today released the results of its 2009 America's Top Restaurants survey. The guide, covering 1,516 eateries in 45 major markets, is based on 25 million meals experienced by over 145,...
Marie's Sesame Ginger Dressing was recognized for its flavor by The Association for Dressings and Sauces (ADS).

"We are thrilled that the ADS acknowledged Marie's Sesame Ginger Dressing as a...

Widespread fear of an economic downturn, fueled by tight financial markets worldwide and the sharpest decline in consumer confidence recorded since the 1950s, has cast a different light on food...
BK Asiapac, Pte. Ltd. (BKAP), the wholly owned subsidiary of Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC - News) and DaChan Great Wall Group (DCG) announced today an agreement for BKAP to take an equity position...
Organic Alliance, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ORGC), announced today that Parker Booth has assumed the role of president.

Booth has more than 30 years of sales and operation experience in the fresh...