Industry News

The economic slump paid its toll on U.S. food and drink manufacturers in 2009, according to a recent review of Mintel’s Global New Product Database (GNPD). Food and drink product launches show a...
Spicy Pickle Franchising Inc., operator of the fast-casual restaurant chains Spicy Pickle in the U. S. and Bread Garden Urban Cafe in Canada, announced the opening of two new Bread Garden Urban...
While the NFL prepares to crown a new champion in 2010, Wingstop restaurants nationwide are gearing up for its 10th straight record-setting performance on Super Bowl Sunday. More than 5,200...
Einstein Bros. Bagels announced the launch of its "Free Bagel Bonanza.” Consumers who become fans of the Einstein Bros. Bagels Facebook page will receive a digital coupon valid for a free bagel...
Hardee’s announced its new sausage biscuit, the Double Sausage, Egg ‘N’ Cheese Biscuit.

“Our Sausage and Egg Biscuit has been a staple item on the breakfast menu for years,” says Brad...
Panda Restaurant Group Inc., parent company of Panda Express, announced a two-pronged fundraising campaign to assist with disaster relief in Haiti. Following the massive, 7.0 magnitude earthquake...

Qdoba Mexican Grill® announced today that it will offer its guests the new Craft 2™ menu, now available at all restaurants nationwide.

Craft 2 lets guests mix and match smaller...

In an effort to expand its opportunities for existing and potential franchisees, Johnny Rockets announced that it is offering a new quick-service prototype.

The FAST! model of Johnny...

Raleigh, North Carolina coffee roaster Larry’s Beans and the North Carolina United Methodist Church have teamed up to send needy children to camp by providing churches, parishioners, and camps...

Campbell Soup Company's North America Foodservice division today announced the launch of Campbell's Select Harvest 100 percent natural soups...

Al Bhakta, president and CEO of Genghis Grill Franchise Concepts LP, and Mark H. Brezinski, founder of Bengal Coast Restaurants LP, announced the formation of a joint venture to develop a new...

Goel Management, franchisee of 12 Baja Fresh restaurants, Verizon Wireless retail stores as well as various real estate holdings, has purchased the master franchise rights for Freshii for the...

Citing continued concern over job losses, underemployment, and continued consumer frugality in dining away from home, Technomic revised its 2010 U.S. foodservice industry sales forecast downward...
Dunkin' Donuts in Lexington, Kentucky, is teaming up with the American Red Cross and University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari’s "Hoops for Haiti" program with a special in-store...
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group announced the appointment of Rhonda J. Parish as chief legal officer and secretary, effective immediately. Parish succeeds Jill Sisson, who had announced her...

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