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A BCC Research study reports that the U.S. market for food safety testing will have a compound average annual growth rate of 5.8 percent over the next five years.
The brand claims to be the first national pizza chain to offer text ordering.
Wendy’s asked burger lovers to enter Build Wendy’s New Burger contest for an opportunity to create a new addition to its menu in 2008. A Philly Style Hoagie Burger won.
The company has awarded a master license agreement to the Raja Company W.I.I., based in Kuwait City in a continuation of the brand's expansion throughout the Middle East and into Asia.
The grand prize 'big check' presentation to be held at Gastonia, North Carolina store November 29.
Merger strengthens Westec's place in the video monitoring marketplace.
The quick-serve will donate 25 cents from each Spicy Chicken Burrito sold to fire relief efforts.
Pollo Campero units will open on Wal-Mart properties beginning in 2008.n
The animal rights organization is campaigning for the quick-serve to use chickens that have been slaughtered by "controlled-atmosphere killing."
Paula Doyle has been promoted to vice president of marketing at Bruegger's. Her first project will be Bruegger's 2008 25th anniversary celebration.
The first co-branded location of The Original SoupMan and Cold Stone Creamery will open in New York City on Friday.
In partnership with digital music provider, Rhapsody, Wendy's will offer combo-meal customers a code that can be redeemed for free music on the site.
The company is offering 40 months of free meals for the fan that can prove he is the chain's biggest fan.
The deal will develop Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy brands in Mexico.
Idaho location marks milestone in Qdoba’s continued growth plan.
The company has set a goal of increasing international sales from $3 billion in fiscal 2007 to $5 billion by 2010.