Industry News

After a long winter and spring without Florida tomatoes, U.S. shoppers can now enjoy what is being touted as the best tasting crop in many seasons. Florida tomatoes are back in volume and...

Every public company likes to hear that investors are buying its shares. But when an investor’s purchase comes with strings attached, that’s another story. In January, the Humane Society of the...

Famous for its wide variety of signature ButterBurgers, Culver’s has launched the Ultimate ButterBurger Build-Off Contest. Culver's is challenging its fans and guests to create a new burger...

The outlook for the restaurant industry remained positive in April, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity stood above 100 for the second...

As details of the new national standards for menuboards and nutrition information begin to emerge from last spring’s healthcare legislation, Texas Digital and its digital signage solution,...

New York Times bestselling authors David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding are out with the definitive list of the “20 Worst Drinks in America” as featured in the new book Drink This, Not That!...

Dunkin' Donuts is making National Donut Day a little sweeter with a special free nationwide donut offer to help people celebrate the joy and fun of donuts. On June 4, 2010, participating...

Both attendee and exhibitor numbers showed positive growth at the 91st annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and the International Wine, Spirits and Beer Event (...

The 2010 National Restaurant Association survey of American Culinary Federation member chefs reports that inspiration in the food world is most accessible via television and trade shows. The...

Friendly’s invites comedian Conan O’Brien to stop in for a one-of-a-kind “Cone-an” – a super-tall, five scoop cone of vanilla topped with one scoop of orange sherbet – at the company’s new...

Church’s Chicken today announced the hiring of several industry leaders to its executive, research and development (R...

Guillermo Estrada, president of Pizza Patrón, inaugurated the 100th Pizza Patrón last week in Dallas. Since franchising began in 2003, the Latin-focused pizza chain has expanded coast to coast...
G.S. Gelato and Desserts Inc. reached an agreement in principle with Winn-Dixie Supermarkets, one of the largest food retailers in the country, to become the sole vendor of authentic, Italian...
Freshii announced the appointment of Maggie Martensen as chief financial officer. Ingrained with both financial and restaurant expertise, Martensen is the former controller of Così Inc., a public...

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is pleased to announce that Wahoo’s Fish Taco has become the title sponsor of the 3rd Annual Pipeline to a Cure gala on July 31, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency...

NexCen Brands, Inc. today announced the opening of the first Great American Cookies store in Dubai, the third of this franchise brand in the Middle East. The Great American Cookies store...