Industry News

McDonald's USA recently announced it has selected Tyson Foods Inc., a trusted poultry supplier for many of McDonald's restaurants, as the 2010 Supplier of the Year. McDonald's unveiled the U.S. Supplier of...

Pizza Patrón announced that it is launching a new line of frozen pizzas as part of its multichannel growth strategy that now includes brand extensions through consumer packaged goods channels....
Chief Financial Officer Tod Spornhauer has decided to resign his position, effective Jan. 3, 2011. Spornhauer joined Bob Evans in 1991 and has held a variety of progressively responsible...
More than 25,000 cups, or about 800 gallons, of Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt were given away at a special customer appreciation event on Oct. 12, 2010, in honor of the chain receiving numerous...
Dunkin’ Donuts signed agreements with two franchisees to develop seven new restaurants in Tennessee over the next several years. Dunkin’ Donuts’ development throughout Tennessee is part of a...
Jeff and Mark Broadhurst of Eat'n Park Hospitality Group will be the featured speakers in the Conversations with Entrepreneurs series at Cornell University. Presented next Tuesday, Oct. 26, by...
Just as the football season is heating up, Wingstop has announced its first-ever system-wide promotion, Boneless Blitz Bundles. Designed to feed large groups for less, the Boneless Blitz Bundles are available...
Saladworks, the nation’s first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept, announces two new agreements with existing franchisees to further develop the Pennsylvania and New Jersey markets...
The 2010 harvest season for Alaska’s largest crab fisheries opened Oct. 15 and will extend into March 2011.

The Alaska Bristol Bay red king crab harvest is set at 15 million pounds. This...

Dickey’s Barbecue celebrates 69 years of great barbecue this Tuesday, Oct. 19, with $1 pulled pork sandwiches at every location across the country.

“Sixty-nine years later and our business...

In the U.S., quick-serve operators are scrambling to figure out how they’ll abide by the menu-labeling mandate requiring calorie counts be posted on menuboards. But one Swedish chain hasn’t just figured out...

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) and Dunkin' Donuts recently dedicated the nation's first Dunkin' Donuts Bakeshop, located on the CIA's newly expanded campus in San Antonio. As part of a $900,000...

Doc Popcorn, a global franchisor of fresh-popped, all-natural flavored popcorn, announced today the signing of two new franchisees, bringing the number of signed franchise agreements to a total...
Ricardo's Mexican Restaurant and Rosangel Tequila broke the Guinness World Record for "World's Largest Pink Margarita" Saturday. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Rosangel, the world's...
Great American Cookies today announced that the company is rolling out a new line of pumpkin specialty cookies just in time for fall. The pumpkin-shaped cookies, baked fresh using Great American...
The recipe is his. He developed the “Better Ingredients, Better Pizza” promise, too. John Schnatter, the Founder of Papa John’s, has done a lot to turn the pizza company he started inside the...

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