Industry News

Producers, retailers, government agency representatives and researchers met at the University of Arkansas for a day-long conference on July 2 to discuss what the future holds for products that...
Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip, a dessert café and bakery, announced today that it is offering franchising opportunities and area developer franchise agreements in Canada and the Middle East. The...
As part of its new promotion, the “Ice Cream and Cake Dance Video Contest,” Baskin-Robbins announced the setting of a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Cheerleading Dance (record pending...
Jack in the Box announced the release of its new breakfast item, the Chorizo Sausage Breakfast Burrito. The burrito features hash brown sticks, scrambled eggs, crumbled chorizo sausage, and...
Domino's Pizza introduced its new Chocolate Lava Crunch Cakes, oven-baked chocolate cakes with warm chocolate fudge on the inside.

Customers will receive a free Chocolate Lava Crunch...
Jack in the Box teamed with W!LDBRAIN, the entertainment company that produces Yo Gabba Gabba! and develops and produces television, motion pictures, commercial content, and licensed merchandise...
Sbarro Inc. announced the renewal of a multiyear contract with PepsiCo Foodservice, keeping Pepsi as its exclusive beverage supplier in over 600 locations nationwide. As part of the agreement,...
CKE Restaurants Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, partnered with Monster Beverage Company, a division of Hansen Natural Corporation, to offer the Monster Energy drinks in more than...
Two weeks after becoming the first national pizza chain to introduce an ordering App for the iPhone and iPod Touch, Pizza Hut surpassed 100,000 downloads in the App Store. The new App allows...
Rita's Italian Ice announced the debut of its new flavor of Italian Ice, inspired by the Swedish Fish candy brand. In partnership with Cadbury, manufacturer of Swedish Fish, the new flavor will...
Less than a year after Starbucks Coffee Company announced a multi-year partnership with (RED), the company announced that contributions from millions of daily purchases of (STARBUCKS)RED products...
Yum! Brands Inc. received the “Innovative Program Award” from the Employee Services Management (ESM) Association’s Awards of Excellence Program for its 2008 Earth Week program that reinforced the...
Domino's Pizza Inc. announced that a member of its board of directors, Dennis Hightower, has resigned from his position to accept President Obama's nomination for Deputy Secretary of Commerce....
The restaurant industry’s economic challenges continued to persist in June, as the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) comprehensive index of restaurant activity declined for the second...
Multiple organizations spoke out in support of the passing of the Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009 (HR 2749) by the House of Representatives.

"This reform means that common-sense...