Industry News

A new report released today shows that the beverage industry continues to significantly cut calories in schools two years into a three-year implementation period of the national School Beverage...
The Sugar Cane Paper Company is debuting its bagasse-made napkins, toilet paper, tissue, and paper towels.

Bagasse is the fibrous residue left over in the sugar-making process after the...

Everything isn’t always bigger in Texas. One Burger King franchisee is trying to go small—smaller food costs that is. Hart Restaurant Management, which overseas more than 30 Texas Burger King...
Collin Street Bakery, a 112 year old baking institution, is coming to Waco. Operating solely in Corsicana, Texas, since 1896, Collin Street Bakery has made the decision to make Waco its second...
Hoshizaki Electric Co. Ltd., announced today that Hoshizaki Europe Holdings B.V. will acquire the Danish commercial refrigerator manufacturer Gram Commercial A/S. The company will pay DKK 395...
Human resources tools company Sysdine will introduce it's Sysdine Domino's Edition at the brand's Franchisee Association's Annual Meeting in Las Vegas September 15-17.

The company teamed up...

Dunkin' Donuts is in the midst of a national expansion to increase its franchised locations in the U.S. Fueling this growth is today's announcement that Madison, Wisconsin, is now open for...
Fazoli's fast Italian restaurants recognized The Coca-Cola Company as Distinguished Supplier of the Year at its annual Suppliers' Conference and Franchise Owners' Meeting recently at the Four...
VeriFone Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PAY - News) today announced the creation of an Integrated Systems Group for Latin America, which will provide integrated payment solutions throughout the region....
The natural and organic food and beverage market is reshaping the way America shops. With products available in every retail outlet, increasingly health-savvy consumers can now easily purchase...
McDonald's Corporation announced today that global comparable sales increased 8.5 percent in August. Systemwide sales for McDonald's worldwide restaurants rose 14.1 percent in August, or 10.0...
Chick-fil-A will reward those willing to wait in line for Chick-fil-A's newest stand-alone Chick-fil-A restaurant at 9121 Ala King Ct. (exit 13 off the Capital Beltway) in Capitol Heights on Sept...
Smoothie King Franchises Inc., is adding six new coffee-based smoothies to its menu. The chain invites guests to try the new blends for free before 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, during The...
This week Cosi introduces its “Lighten Up! Menu” at all of its restaurants.

Cosi’s “Lighten Up! Menu” will feature lighter versions of some of its most popular salad and sandwich options,...

On Thursday, Pennsylvania will officially clear the air. That’s the day the state’s ban on smoking in most public places goes into effect. The passage of Senate Bill 246, the Clean Indoor Air Act...
New research from Mintel shows that not all Americans snack the same. Hispanics, the fastest growing population in the U.S., differ significantly in their snacking habits.

Mintel's exclusive...