Industry News

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation will open a second Raleigh, North Carolina, location, a new Neighborhood Shop, on October 24 at 11 a.m. The new Neighborhood Shop in City Plaza is located in a...
The Depreciation Fairness Coalition, led by the National Restaurant Association, sent a letter to each member of the U.S. Congress urging an extension of the 15-year depreciation schedule for...
Andreas Kotal, owner of Salad Room—Vienna, Austria’s first fast-casual salad concept—entered into a master franchise agreement with Freshii to convert his existing restaurant to...
Yoforia, having established a frozen yogurt presence in Atlanta, announced that it is expanding outside of the Georgia and opening two new stores this winter in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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The U.S. Senate is focused on healthcare reform, but if legislators want to save 5,000 lives and prevent 325,000 unnecessary and expensive hospitalizations each year, they should fix food safety...
Smithfield's Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q, an Eastern North Carolina–style Bar-B-Q, announced its new Internet campaign aimed at reaching customers outside of North Carolina.

Since opening...
VeriFone announced a strategic partnership with Mocapay to deliver mobile gift and couponing on behalf of its customers, integrated with VeriFone customer-facing payment systems. Mocapay...
On September 23, the University of South Carolina and the International Institute for Foodservice Research and Education welcomed the chief operating officer of Firehouse Subs, Don Fox , to speak...
To drive menu innovation in America’s leading restaurant chains, the U.S. Potato Board is conducting a seminar series at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.

This year’s...
Del Taco announced that it will raise funds to help more than 430 Phoenix-area scouts attend the 100th Anniversary National Scout Jamboree next summer.

All Phoenix-area Del Taco...
Atlanta-based Canyons Burger Company announced that it will donate 10 percent of its sales on October 29 to the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (UCR) organization.

The promotion, “Hooch...
Carl’s Jr. launched its newest menu item, the Parmesan Chicken Sandwich, which features a breaded chicken fillet topped with melted cheese, smothered in authentic marinara sauce, on top of a...
Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), a non-profit certification organization improving the lives of farm animals in food production, announced that Plan B Burger Bar in Connecticut is the first...
Atlanta Bread introduced a new look and menu options to its catering service. The distinctive name—Pronti—captures Atlanta Bread’s signature international influence and the service...
Burger concept The Counter announced that Peter Wright joined the corporate team as senior vice president of franchise sales. The Southern California–based company experienced growth after...