Industry News

The current e.coli outbreak is believed to be caused by contaminated spinach possibly grown in California’s Salinas Valley. Although lab tests are yet to confirm this, most victims recently...

At a Bank of America annual investment conference in San Francisco today, McDonald’s management painted a picture of what could be possible in the future with a new operating platform.

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Wendy's International, Inc. yesterday confirmed the distribution ratio for the special dividend of the 159,952,977 common shares of Tim Hortons Inc. it owns. The shares represent an 82.75 percent...
El Pollo Loco, Inc. and EPL Intermediate, Inc. announced today that in connection with the previously announced tender offer and consent solicitation by El Pollo Loco for its 11 3/4 percent...
The Scripps Research Institute and McDonald’s today announced a collaboration regarding research and educational initiatives to drive progress toward a solution to childhood obesity and Type 2...
Yum! Brands, Inc. announced today that it has completed the purchase of the remaining 50 percent interest of its 541 Pizza Huts in the United Kingdom from Whitbread PLC, its long-time joint-...
Building upon the heritage and intimacy of the traditional coffeehouse, Starbucks Salon opens today in New York City for a 10-day series of engaging performances Starbucks selected New York...
Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. announced today that Cheryl Barre has been named chief marketing officer for Arby's and president of Arby's Franchise Association. She will replace Debbie Pike who...
September 7, 2006 – Corner Bakery Cafe, a fast-casual bakery cafe with over 90 restaurants across the nation, has named Jim Vinz President, effective August 23, 2006. Mr. Vinz’s promotion adds...
The California Restaurant Association (CRA) today unveiled its new property and liability insurance program through Sirius America Insurance Co. tailored specifically to the needs of restaurant...
Sonic and The National Dairy Council have partnered on a milk offering. Expanding on its Ultimate Drink Stop(SM) selections, the drive-in concept is introducing low-fat (1 percent) white and...
Jamba Juice will open its first store within Target on September 1 in Grossmont Center in La Mesa, California, with a second store opening on October 8 in Kannapolis, North Carolina. The pilot...
Aspiring copywriters, commercial artists, videographers and others working in the foodservice industry now have the opportunity to cash in on an exciting new initiative from Procter...
Pizza Hut has been named the most trusted food brand in India, ahead of all other global brands. Pizza Hut India's number one ranking adds to the company's honor of being named the most trusted...
Dunkin’ Donuts today introduced the newest addition to its line of fast, fresh and affordable snacks—jumbo-sized Cookies. Available in three flavors—Chocolate Chunk, Oatmeal Raisin and Peanut...
While lunch and dinner are still the busiest and most lucrative dayparts for quick-serve restaurants, breakfast is becoming more important for fast-feeders who want to get an edge on the...