Industry News

The top three issues affecting the food industry directly mirrored those reported by all small business in the U.S. during the second quarter as taxes, general economic conditions and energy /...
Burger King Corp. announced today the appointment of Mike Kappitt as senior vice president global business intelligence and strategy, effective immediately. Kappitt will report to Russ Klein,...
Like millions of Americans before him, New York carpenter Gerry Crimmins spent a recent vacation in the Big Easy. But rather than sightseeing in the French Quarter or taking trolley rides through...
Fast-casual restaurants, featuring upscale settings for fast service and fresh, high-quality and healthy food, continue to hold strong consumer appeal and demonstrate solid average unit volumes....
Bearclaw Coffee Co. has become a member of the VetFran Program, formerly known as the Veteran’s Franchise Initiative. The program is part of the nonprofit International Franchise Association (...
A growing number of consumers believe that the availability of healthy restaurant menu offerings is extremely important but that their satisfaction with these offerings is fairly low, according...
Taco Bell has partnered with Gizmoz and MTV to launch a virtual casting call: TV Me. Taco Bell is spicing it up by offering participants a chance to star in their own Taco Bell “avatarsment”...
Bartenders told Technomic that familiarity and product knowledge are key influencers in what they sell at the bar. They also believe that bartenders’ influence on customers’ drink choice far...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) announced today that the company has begun the rollout of a trans fat free cooking oil to its restaurants in the United States. Two trans fat free oil blends have...
Champps Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMPP), an operator of casual dining restaurants today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by F...