Industry News

McDonald's is offering for the first time in the U.S. a unique behind-the-scenes look inside the nation's most popular kitchen through a virtual "open doors" tour.

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If fast food consumers were left feeling disturbed after seeing the documentary Super Size Me, then seeing the recently released Portion Size Me will might bring a sigh of relief...
Burger King has severed relations with leadership of its U.S. franchisee group, accusing it of disrupting company brand-building initiatives, the Associated Press reported today.

In breaking...

Blackstone Group LP and Carlyle Group made competing buyout offers this week for Dunkin' Donuts and two other restaurant units being sold by Pernod Ricard SA, Bloomberg reported today.

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Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest chain of double drive-thru restaurants and parent company of both Checkers and Rally's concepts, today announced that Memphis-area Rally'...
The quick-service restaurant industry scored a victory Wednesday, when the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill banning obesity-related lawsuits against food manufacturers, marketers,...
Javo Beverage Company, Inc. announced today the launch of an extensive line of ready-to-dispense specialty iced coffee and tea beverages in 10 popular flavors.

Using a unique system that will...

Domino's Pizza today announced the appointment of L. David Mounts as Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

He will report to Domino's Pizza Chairman and Chief...

Citing the company’s progress on sustainability reporting and commitment to continuous enhancement of its social and environmental performance, the Ceres board of directors today announced it has...
Chester’s International, LLC, an emerging leader of quick service restaurant concepts nationally, is launching a program to aggressively expand the number of franchised Chester’s restaurants in...
Tulsa-based Central States Bueno, LLC, has signed on as Dallas-based Taco Bueno Restaurant's third major franchise partner, with plans to establish 11 Mexican quick-service restaurant in Central...
Video game console maker Nintendo Co. on Tuesday said wireless access company Wayport will provide Wi-Fi service at nearly 6,000 McDonald's restaurants in the United States for the video game...
U.S. doughnut maker and retailer Krispy Kreme has announced that Freedom Rings, its majority-owned subsidiary and franchisee partner in the Philadelphia region, has filed a voluntary petition for...
Frisch's Restaurants Inc., reported record sales for the fiscal first quarter that ended Sept. 18, the Cincinnati Business Courier reported today.

The company reported $86.5 million...

Starbucks Corp., which buys 80 percent of its coffee from Latin America, says it does not expect to increase prices in the aftermath of Hurricane Stan which hit Central America and Mexico earlier...
Carlsbad-based Rubio's® Restaurants, Inc. announced it has named Lawrence Rusinko vice president of marketing. Rusinko will report to Sheri Miksa, president and chief executive officer of the...