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A recent study of U.S. consumers found that nearly half of them have ordered food online, but the telephone call remains the number-one way to order in. The study, "Customer Perceptions of Electronic Food...

Doc Popcorn, the only fresh-popped, all-natural flavored popcorn franchisor on the planet, announced that it has signed a franchise agreement with Bruce and Ellen Burr to open a location in Vernon Hills,...

What do bagels and runners have in common? They’re “fit” for one another. Einstein Bros. Bagels, a leader in the quick-casual restaurant industry, announced it will sponsor the 2011 BolderBOULDER 10K race,...

While many concepts tend to focus on a carefully calculated, region-by-region expansion in their pursuit of brand growth, Texas-based burger company Mooyah Burgers plans to ride the “better-burger” wave...

This month marks the 125th anniversary of The Coca-Cola Company, and Coca-Cola Freestyle fans are the ones receiving a gift—19 new brands previously unavailable anywhere. As of May 8th...

One lucky bidder will walk away with a little two-piece of history, as Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s host a charity auction for a bikini custom-made for Miss Turkey to wear in the fast-food chains’ recent...

McDonald's Corporation announced global comparable sales growth of 6.0 percent in April. Performance by segment was as follows: U.S. up 4.0 percent; Europe up 6.5 percent; Asia/Pacific, Middle East, and...

 

Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) announced that its online resource library is now available for membership. The resource library provides information on a wide range of topics...

 

Dickey's Barbecue Pit, the largest quick-serve barbecue chain in the country, continues to grow as the initial plans begin to open its first franchise in Miami....

Pizza Ranch announced that, to accommodate customers with celiac disease and gluten intolerance, it has rolled out a gluten-free crust for its pizzas.

Nancy Jordahl, culinary research and development...

Over the last several years, the kids' food and beverage market has been defined by the American public's growing concern about nutrition and the escalating obesity epidemic. The recession played an equally...

In appreciation of the extraordinary service nurses provide daily, Cinnabon and The DAISY Foundation are celebrating National Nurses Week by offering these professionals a free Cinnabon Classic Roll when...

 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced two new regulations that will help ensure the safety and security of foods in the U.S. The rules are the first to be issued by the FDA under the new...

Fresh off a U.S. Commercial Service–sponsored trip to India, through which he met dozens of potential franchisees, BannaStrow’s CEO...

In 2007, the word locavore was chosen by the New Oxford American Dictionary as the word of the year. Its definition was “one who eats food grown locally whenever possible.” This started a...

Daphne’s California Greek announced 10-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater as partner and brand ambassador for the company’s commitment to a healthy, active lifestyle. He will be the founding member of...

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