Industry News

Time-pressed Americans choose convenience over all other factors-including healthfulness, price, and taste-when it comes to buying on-the-go food.
Back Yard Burgers, Inc. announced that its stockholders voted to adopt the previously announced merger.
Parent company Sagittarius Brands opened its first Captain D's/Del Taco co-brand location in Mt. Juliet , Tennessee this week.
The Department of Justice announced a comprehensive settlement agreement with Subway under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The outlook for the restaurant industry grew more optimistic in June, as the National Restaurant Association's comprehensive index of restaurant activity posted a moderate gain.
Before a final judgment is rendered, the court has requested that the parties file post-trial motions by August 9th.
Starbucks Corp. plans to open another 1,700 new locations in the U.S. next year, even with barely growing traffic in its domestic stores.
Triarc Chairman and billionaire Nelson Peltz elaborates on his bid in a letter to Wendy's Chairman of the Board, Jim Picket
Puerto Rico–based franchise group Camille’s Interamerica Development, Inc. intends to open 40 stores in the Caribbean region.
The chain launches Web site with meal calorie counter and pledges to go trans fat free by the end of the summer.
The Democratic-controlled House passed legislation Friday that combines billions in aid for farmers with money for low-income nutrition programs.
Nestle SA won EU approval Friday to buy Gerber Products Co., giving the world's biggest food and drink company the largest share of the global baby food market.
The FDA is warning consumers that botulism contamination in dozens of canned food products might still be in stores.
A new CNBC documentary gives an inside look at the industry giant, McDonald’s.
The Chain Restaurant Compensation Association (CRCA) has announced that it has just completed a major strategic and structural reorganization.
Qdoba Mexican Grill announced a nationwide implementation of trans fat free oil. The Fresh-Mex chain's menu now meets New York City and Colorado guidelines.