Industry News

New Kids Menu includes Grilled Cheese Sandwich or a Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich on fresh pita.
All future units of the sandwich chain will sport a new design and be cobranded with Cinnabon.
Thomas John, senior vice president and executive chef of Au Bon Pain in Boston, among other winners, received recognition for his use of fresh produce in the culinary world.
Cheerwine will now be a fountain beverage option for restaurants across North Carolina and in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The Cereal Bowl recently opened its first Washington, D.C., location on Tuesday, and it has more than 30 stores currently under development.
Technomic finds that 76 percent of consumers have changed their snacking habits in the last two years, including increased snacking.
Tropical Smoothie Café is asking its Facebook fans to name its three lemonade smoothies via the brand's Facebook page.
Though the National Restaurant Association did not support the health care bill signed by President Obama, it is happy to at least pass the menu labeling mandate.
The new frozen yogurt locator iPhone app created by MapMuse can be used to find major frozen yogurt chains and independent yogurt shops.
GE Capital, Franchise Finance gives $3.5 million credit facility to owner of six Ohio Wendy's to refinance its existing debt structure.
Burrito chain's “Give Blood. Get Great Grub” promotion gives coupons to donors at American Red Cross blood drives in Southern and Northern Massachusetts.
Lite-ray POS Workstation earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's energy efficiency qualification.
Moe’s Southwest Grill will open 40 units in Turkey after signing the brand's first overseas development agreement.
Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina is distributing 300,000 Scratch & Win cards, each of which is a winner.
The Foodservice Packaging Institute says that the foodservice packaging industry looks brighter this year than it did in 2009.
The Wornick Company has hired chef Paul Sturkey to assist the company's product development team.