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Krystal Takes on Popeyes and Church's

2008-11-17 Krystal's latest menu introduction, the Spicy Southern Chik, is aimed directly at chicken chain customers.

Krystal To Rollout Milkshakes

2007-06-19 Krystal's new MilkQuake milkshake line is made from real ice cream and milk and features three flavors for $2.79.

Krystal to Open New Dine-In, Drive-In, and Drive-Thru Unit

2006-10-26 The one-of-a-kind unit will offer unique menu items and feature a full-service drive-in.

The Krystal Company Appoints James Bear as Chief Financial Officer

2006-04-11 The Krystal Company announced today the appointment of James W. Bear as the company's vice president and chief financial officer.

Krystal Now Accepts Plastic, Offers Free Wi-Fi

2005-08-08 Announced today, all of Krystal's company-owned restaurants now accept payment by credit and debit cards and also offer free Wi-Fi Internet access to guests.

Krystal and IFOCE Set Dates for Hamburger Eating Contest

2005-08-08 Krystal, along with the International Federation of Competitive Eating, announced today the 11 host cities and dates for the official qualifying circuit of the 2005 Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Championship.

Krystal Launches New Chicken Sandwich and Promotion

2005-01-10 The new Chik Club joins the Spicy Chik and the Original Krystal Chik to make up Krystal’s “Chik Trio.”...

Krystal Hosts Competitive Eating Event

2004-11-15 Japan's Takeru "The Tsunami"? Kobayashi set a new world hamburger-eating record on Saturday by consuming 69 of the two and a half inch, square Krystal hamburgers in eight minutes to win the inaugural Krystal Square Off.

Krystal To Take Competitive Eating Big-Time?

2004-08-11 The winner of the Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Championship will receive the largest cash prize offered on the competitive eating circuit.

Krystal To Offer Free Wireless Access

2004-06-28 Beginning on June 30, more than 50 Krystal restaurants in seven states will offer free wireless internet access for customers.