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  • Bojangles’ raised more than $300,000, a record-breaking total, for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) during its 10th annual Shamrocks Against Dystrophy f

    ­Effective tomorrow, Boston-based chain of burrito restaurants Boloco will no longer be serving up a diverse menu of burritos and bowls with ingredients inspired by cultures all over the globe.

    On April 7, Sarku Japan, the largest Japanese quick-service restaurant chain in the U.S., will take its Teriyaki and made-to-order sushi from mall food courts to the streets of Schaumburg, Illinois

    Jake’s Wayback Burgers, with 27 locations throughout the mid-Atlantic and 13 under construction, announced its new Icelandic cod fish filet, the W.B. Cod Sandwich.

    As the credit crisis continues to hound franchisors looking to expand their brand in a sea of potential franchisees, one burger chain is using a no-money-down alternative to expansion.

    Mintel’s January 2011 study, "Dining Out: A 2011 Look Ahead," reports that restaurant breakfast sales in the upcoming year are expected to outpace overall growth in the industry.

    MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV), a packaging company, announced that John K. Sanfacon joined the company as president of the foodservice packaging business.

    Planet Smoothie, a Petrus Brands company, announced the launch of Planet Light, which includes more than 20 smoothies under 300 calories.

    MICROS Systems Inc., a provider of information technology solutionsfor the hospitality and retail industries, announced that the Washington Nationals Baseball Club LLC selected the MICROS 9700 Hosp

    This month, frozen treat chain Tasti D-Lite launched the Tasti Healthy Habit Search, a nationwide, year-long contest to find people whose healthy habits, including eating Tasti D-Lite, have improve