Industry News

On March 22 in San Jose, California, Wendy’s customer Anna Ayala found a finger in her bowl of chili. Ayala reportedly spit out the digit and warned those around her to stop eating. She then...

As Earth Day 2005 approaches, Los Angeles-based The Coffee Bean...

Ebony Magazine recently honored McDonald’s director of women’s initiatives, Vicky L. Free, at the magazine’s “Outstanding Women in Marketing...

The board of Allied Domecq PLC today announced that it has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended offer by Pernod Ricard S.A. to acquire Allied Domecq for $14.2 billion or 7.4 billion...

Dallas-based, Mexican quick-serve restaurant Taco Bueno has added three new chicken taquito entrees to its menu as a continued commitment to offer “fast-casual quality at fast-food price and...

El Pollo Loco kicked off the company’s 25th anniversary celebration with the debut of its limited time $1 Loco Dollar Deals. Now through September, consumers can purchase their choice of...

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) newly revised Food Guidance System called MyPyramid was released today to visually depict the amount of nutrient-dense foods Americans...

A 24,000-square-foot “flagship” restaurant in downtown Chicago was opened following speeches from several McDonald’s executives and a fireworks show. Located at 600 N. Clark St., the new...

The world was first introduced to the now world-famous McDonald’s hamburgers and French fries on April 15, 1955, with the opening of the first McDonald’s restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois....
Panda Restaurant Group has partnered with the Oakland Zoo in an effort to bring two giant pandas to the Bay Area. Nearly 50 of the company's Panda Express restaurants in the...

Continuing to focus on enhancing its breakfast offerings and adding novel fast-food choices, Atlanta-based restaurant chain Chick-fil-A Inc. is brewing two new items that will be added to its...

Live music brand House of Blues is teaming with McDonald’s Big Mac to kick off a three-week sweepstakes (April 12-May 2) starting with two launch concert events. Together, the first-ever...

Hardee’s announced today the introduction of Hand-Scooped Ice Cream Shakes...
Wendy’s International, Inc. today announced that Brion Grube has been named chief executive officer and president of its Baja Fresh Mexican Grill subsidiary. The appointment is effective...

Kokopelli Franchise Company announced that a Phoenix-based investment group has purchased the franchise rights for a Kokopelli Mexican Grill Restaurant, a fast-casual Sonoran restaurant, in...

Taco Bell customers now have a chance to claim a Mexican treasure with their next drink order, thanks to the company’s national beverage promotion supporting its exclusive Mountain Dew Baja...