Industry News

Giardino Gourmet Salads continued its solid growth in 2016 by opening the first of a three-restaurant franchise deal in the Raleigh, North Carolina, market, making it the second Southern capital city that...

Anchor Packaging, Inc., North America’s 3rd largest manufacturer of rigid non-foam food packaging, announced the addition of four additional Process Engineers to its manufacturing operations. Jerome Stegall...

Zoup! is opening in the newly renovated Fox Chapel Plaza February in Pittsburgh.

“We’re thrilled to bring Zoup!’s award-winning recipes to the people of Pittsburgh,” says husband-and-wife franchisees...

Qdoba Mexican Eats heard its fans’ requests and is kicking off the new year by bringing back a popular protein, Smoked Brisket. Available at participating restaurants starting Friday, Qdoba first debuted...

The create-your-own pizza franchise, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza, has gone back to the drawing board, literally, to introduce a brand-new menu design as well as new menu items to maximize operations, expedite...

This past year closed on a sour note as December became the weakest month in over three years for same-store sales growth. The 4.3 percent sales decline for the month shrank the industry’s fourth quarter...

Panera Bread announced that its entire U.S. food menu and portfolio of Panera at Home products are now free from all artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, and colors from artificial sources as...

To celebrate a fresh, healthy start to the New Year, Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs introduced a new product lineup to its menu called Sensible Sandwiches.

The new Sensible menu features six sandwich...

Wendy’s is giving fans more beef for their buck. For a limited time, customers who order the budget-friendly 4 for $4 Meal can choose Wendy’s delicious Double Stack with more than a quarter pound of beef as...

Church’s Chicken, a global quick service restaurant chain, announced Thursday that Craig Prusher was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of the company. Prusher, who has...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will continue its expansion throughout the state of Washington with four new locations slated to open beginning spring 2017. The four new locations will be owned and operated by...

As burdensome regulations continue to negatively impact small businesses, members of the restaurant industry, including the National Restaurant Association, have joined together to form the Restaurant Law...

#getfried Fry Café, a quick-serve restaurant franchise that offers a variety of topped French fries and finger foods, is expanding its presence through the sale of three new franchises in Houston; Buffalo,...

A Starbucks initiative to support local economic development in lower income communities expanded January 11 with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new store in Birmingham, Alabama.

The event, attended...

Taco Bell is coming un-shelled with its latest food innovation, coming in the form of the first taco shell made entirely of marinated, all-white crispy chicken. The Naked Chicken Chalupa will bare all...

Texas-based Pizza Patrón was sold in a deal that will give one of its largest franchisees leadership of the company.

Founder Antonio Swad sold the 30-year-old brand to Charles Loflin, who owns 33 of...

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