Industry News

Burger King has joined the Council of Better Business Bureaus's Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative. New Kids Meal offerings are also in the works.
The company experiences an 8.1 percent increase in global sales for August.
Despite slow traffic to its first store in Russia, the company is confident that the Moscow market is ripe.
Next month, General Mills Inc. and Kellogg Co. will begin emblazoning their breakfast cereals with symbols that summarize complex nutritional information.
A judge struck down a New York City rule Tuesday that required fast-food restaurants to post calorie counts on their menus.
Raving Brands's barbecue concept welcomes the football season with ribs, wings, and tenders for tailgating.
A week after the second anniversary of Katrina, noted Louisiana restaurateur Ralph Brennan shared his story of rebuilding after 2005's storms.
QSR speaks with former White House Chef, Walter Scheib, about about upcoming culinary flavors and movements.
Starting this Friday, September 7th, the table will be set for the 2007 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show -- the event that caters to the specific needs of the Southeast foodservice industry.
McDonald's McCafe coffee shops debuted in Japan on Wednesday, joining a coffeehouse battle among Starbucks, Tully's and others.
The Campbell Soup Co. on Thursday said its earnings rose 39 percent for the fourth quarter.
Avado Brands, Inc. parent company of Don Pablo’s and Hop’s restaurants, announced that it and several of its affiliates filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11.
ConAgra Foods Inc., says it will change the recipe for its Orville Redenbacher and Act II brands over the next year to remove a flavoring chemical linked to a lung ailment in popcorn plant workers.
Applebee’s International, Inc. reported comparable sales for the four-week period ended August 26, 2007.
Einstein/Noah provide more convenient, faster way to pay for their food at Einstein Bros.(R) Bagels and Noah's(R) Bagels, two brands of Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc.
California-based Baja Fresh Mexican Grill announced design and construction industry veteran Michael Napolitano has joined them as director of construction and design.