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Smoothie King Franchises Inc. signed an agreement with the Amer Group to open at least 20 Smoothie King locations in Egypt and Turkey in the next few years.

Smoothie King serves smoothies in...

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG - News) (NYSE:CMG.B - News), will expand its local produce program this summer, purchasing at least 35 percent of at least one bulk produce item in all of its...
MonkeyMedia Software, a provider of Web-based operations solutions for the foodservice industry, today announced that San Francisco Soup Company has selected and implemented MonkeyCatering for...
With the 90th annual National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show in Chicago heading in to its third day, many attendees are disappointed with low turnout compared with past years.

The four-day...

Though much of the hysteria surrounding Swine Flu, or H1N1 Virus, has died down, it is still a pressing concern at the 90th annual National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show that kicked off...

With the rise of popular food shows like “Top Chef” and “Hell’s Kitchen,” the food industry is becoming the career destination of choice for many American youth.

“We have 78,000 students...

As a result of tough economic times, childhood hunger is on the rise. White Castle is making a $25,000 contribution to Share Our Strength, the leading national organization dedicated to ending...
Practically anything anybody wants to know about franchising a 7-Eleven store can be found on a comprehensive, new Web site – www.franchise.7-Eleven.com, which officially launched earlier this...
A group of public health advocates issued the following letter to congressional leaders, advocating a stronger, more proactive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This letter to the leaders...
Starbucks Coffee company (NASDAQ:SBUX - News) issued a response to the decision by Moody’s Investors Service to downgrade the company’s credit ratings.

Troy Alstead, executive vice president...

Great American Cookies launched its first-ever search for the "Great American Dad." The Great American Dad Contest began Wednesday, May 13 and runs through Friday, July 31.

During the contest...

On June 10th and 11th, 2009, People Report and founding partner Coca Cola will host the 3rd Annual QSR Workforce Symposium.

Headliner David Houle, Author of “The Shift Age” offers the...

Elevation Burger, a Northern Virginia based chain known for its organic burgers, signed a multiunit franchising deal with experienced restaurant operators Fabian Rosario and John Harris for Lower...
There’s no need to convince people in the foodservice industry that fast-casuals are all the rage. They already know.

Today the fast-casual fan fair was made legitimate, however, with the...

Sometimes smaller is better as in the case of Steak-Out Char-Broiled Delivery’s newest limited-time menu item – Fire-Grilled Cravers, mini fire-grilled sirloin and chicken sandwiches. The...