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Hardee's Brings Back the Jalapeño Thickburger

2008-02-14 The company is bringing back the popular menu item because consumers have been e-mailing the fast-food chain to request its return.

New Beverage Agreement for CKE

2008-02-07 Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages will have two fountain brands available in all U.S. Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurants, including Dr Pepper and either Diet Dr Pepper or Squirt, depending on location.

Hardee's Adds Smoked Sausage to Morning Menu

2008-01-21 The premium Hillshire Farm link sausage biscuit gained such a following in past years that customer demand led Hardee's to bring it back for a limited time.

CKE and Coke Sign Multi-Year Beverage Agreement

2008-01-14 Parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, CKE renews its beverage contract with the soft drink provider.

Hardee's Debuts Bacon Cheddar Fries

2007-12-10 The new menu item was developed following the popularity of their recently introduced Natural Cut Fries.

Hardee's Sells 30 Restaurants in Kansas City

2007-12-05 The sale to Rising Stars, LLC is part of the company's continued refranchising program which began in April.

Hardee's Delays Conversion to Canola Oil

2007-11-26 Originally the company planned to complete the roll out by early 2008, but it has been delayed until the end of next year.

Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger Returns

2007-11-12 Back by popular demand, Hardee's reintroduces its tribute to a true American classic.

Hardee's Rolls Out Breakfast Burrito

2007-10-15 The limited-time menu item contains eggs, bacon, ham, hash browns, and sausage gravy.

Hardee's, Carl's Jr. and PETA Reach Deal

2007-09-26 The Hardee's and Carl's Jr. fast-food chains will begin purchasing eggs and pork from suppliers who do not keep animals in cages or crates, spokesmen for Hardee's and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said Wednesday.