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This month, Carvel is introducing the Pumpkin Spice Arctic Blender and the Peppermint Mocha Blended Coffee as well as three new hand-dipped flavors including Harvest Apple Crunch, Pumpkin Spice,...
Two Minnesota brands--Kemps and Caribou Coffee--have collaborated again. Due to the success of the Kemps Caribou Coffee Ice Cream line, St. Paul-based Kemps and Brooklyn Center-located Caribou...
Triarc Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRY; TRY.B), the parent company of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., which is the franchisor of the Arby’s® restaurant system, and Wendy's International, Inc. (NYSE:...
Not all burger lovers have big appetites but they all want big taste. So now, five years after Hardee’s first introduced its line of charbroiled, 1/3- and 2/3-lb., 100% Black Angus beef...
Family-owned Whataburger today announced the acquisition of its largest franchisee, Barrand, Inc., a Red Oak, Texas-based company with 47 Whataburger restaurants in Northeast Texas and the...
Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOU) will again pay annual tribute to one of its original roastmasters with Amy's Blend coffee. Now available for a limited time only, Amy's Blend honors Amy...
In honor of its new Oven Baked Sandwiches, Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) will be giving away a free Oven Baked Sandwich to anyone named Jared (all spellings of the name Jared will be accepted). The...
Senators Tom Carper, D-Delaware, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, introduced a federal menu labeling bill called the Labeling Education and Nutrition Act (LEAN Act) on Thursday, which would require...
Muzak launched the QSR Performance Solutions online catalog, a convenient way to place orders for new equipment, equipment repairs or exchanges, or maintenance services Friday.

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The Clinton Global Initiative will partner with Green Mountain Coffee, a division of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR - News) and Root Capital to improve the financial literacy...
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC - News) today commented on remarks in the media concerning GE Capital and the reported pullback it is making in financing for franchisees. Sonic clarified that during...
NexCen Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: NEXC - News), today announced that Jack B. Dunn IV has resigned from its Board of Directors, effective September 25, 2008. Dunn was elected director of NexCen Brands...
The California Table Grape Commission recently created a set of three distinct foodservice resources that offer trend-setting, profitable and practical menu ideas and tips all featuring fresh...
YoCream International Inc. (YOCM) will supply the yogurt base used in the Real Fruit Smoothies offered at Jack in the Box restaurants. Jack in the Box introduced Real Fruit Smoothies in select...
Further refining its integrated business model, Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS - News) announced a number of organizational changes, which are effective immediately, aimed at increasing its...