Industry News

Big Train announced the introduction of its new Dragonfly line of exotic blended beverage mixes. “This line was inspired by exotic beverages from around the world,” says Desiree Farden, Director...
Noodles Development, LP today announced the opening of its 18th Nothing But Noodles restaurant in South Burlington, Vermont. The opening marks the second of six restaurants the company plans on...
Yum! Brands and the Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op recently hosted their ninth annual STAR Awards gala to honor top suppliers to the system. The event was held on May 8 at the Marriott...
MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream...
NexCen Brands Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXC), owner of the Marble Slab Creamery, MaggieMoo’s, Pretzel Time, Pretzelmaker, and Great American Cookies franchised brands, has entered into a co-branding...
Along with the help of special guest and Food Network Emmy-nominated television star, Sandra Lee, McDonald's New York Tri-State Area restaurants are holding an exclusive tasting of their latest...
KFC International and the National Basketball Association have formed a promotional partnership that will include activities in 22 countries and territories in Central and South America and the...
The National Restaurant Association has expressed support for newly introduced legislation in the U.S. Senate designed to clarify the requirements of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act...
Lifestyle changes within China are having a big impact--both psychological and practical--on the way small and mid-size food manufacturers in the U.S. do business. Small businesses are actively...
You’ve read his blog on MySpace, you’ve asked to be his friend on Facebook, he sends you emails from his own personal email address, and now all you have to do is text his name to 78247 and...
Dunkin' Donuts is celebrating Free Iced Coffee Day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. next Thursday, May 15. Customers can walk into any participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurant throughout the country and...
In what appears to be another sign that consumers are trimming restaurant spending, foodservice consultants Technomic found that consumers have shifted their pizza-ordering habits, cutting back...
Food-centric convenience store Wawa is expanding its pilot for a new service that allows customers to pre-order food through text messages or online. In partnership with GoMobo, a supplier of...
East Coast-based fast-casual concept California Tortilla has announced that its Summer 2008 marketing initiatives will "take the brand out of the restaurants."

On Friday, May 9, California...

Papa Gino’s, a venerable New England pizza chain, has signed an agreement with the brand's first-ever franchisee. "We have been serving New England for over 40 years, but this agreement creates...
Charles W. Mooty, president and CEO, announced today the beginning of his leadership transition and implementation of his succession planning for International Dairy Queen, Inc. (IDQ) by naming...