Industry News

Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin-Robbins and Togo's, announced the formation of a Nutrition Advisory Board.
Still and sparkling versions of Tau have been taken off the menu at all eight Big Bowl locations.
Garlic Jim's re-opens its first large sit-down restaurant. Eatery now has seating for up to 120.
Former CKE exec Craig Hopkins has been hired as Baja Fresh's new VP of Franchise Development and Real Estate.
Starting this month, packaged Dunkin' Donuts coffee will be sold by Wal-Mart, Kroger and CVS in a bid to get customers to brew the brand at home.
Ruby Tuesday expands agreements to allow franchisees to develop more restaurants.
Port City Java announces its Corporate Café Revenue increased 19.77% for it’s Corporate Cafes for the first six months of 2007 compared to the first six months 2006.
The Steak n Shake Company announced its revenues and earnings for the third quarter 2007 ended July 4, 2007.
McDonald’s is sponsoring a summer concert tour. Burger King is teaming up with EMI to offer song downloads. Hear the August 8th, WNYC interview with QSR Editor Sherri Daye Scott.
US food maker Campbell Soup Company said Thursday it will consider selling its Godiva Chocolatier unit.
McDonald's Corp. on Wednesday said same-store sales rose 6.5 percent in July, helped by breakfast menu offerings in the United States.
Peter Pan peanut butter will return to stores this month with a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee.
Nexcen Brands purchased the Pretzel Time and Pretzelmakers franchise concepts.
Olympian Michael Phelps will serve as global ambassador for the McDonald's Champion Kids program, which will launch tomorrow in Beijing.
Asked to sample two identical foods from the fast-food giant McDonald’s, children preferred the familiar “Golden Arches” to one extracted from unmarked paper packaging.
McDonald's has identified a buyer for Boston Market, Sun Capital Partners Inc.