Industry News

5 Napkin Burger, the popular burger chain that’s opened three New York locations since 2003, has leased its fourth location at 150 East 14th Street, on the southwest corner of Third Avenue.

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Wendy’s International, Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEN), today announced the signing of a long-term agreement with Wenphil Corporation to significantly expand Wendy’s brand...

Dunkin' Donuts is teaming up with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, on a promotion, manufacturing and distribution agreement that will make Dunkin’...

Sara Lee Foodservice, a leading supplier of coffee, tea, meat, and bakery solutions, hired Jennifer McDavid to serve as customer marketing manager for the company's non-commercial channel.

“Jennifer...

Diversey and Diversey Holdings—global providers of commercial cleaning, sanitation, and hygiene solutions for the foodservice industry—announced that their boards of directors have named Helen Johnson-...

Yogurtland, a customer-created frozen yogurt chain with almost 120 locations in nine states (as well as stores in Japan and Mexico), plans to have 75 additional locations open or in development by the end...

Steve Phillips, president and CEO of Phillips Foods—a seafood restaurant operator—was selected as a finalist for the 2011 Seafood Champions Award.

Phillips was recognized for promoting sustainability...

Nate Appleman was working at A16 in San Francisco when, one day in early September, a man named Phil Petrilli decided to introduce himself to the chef.

Appleman was a Rising Star Chef from the James...

Kronos Foods Inc., a manufacturer of premium gyros and other Mediterranean and specialty foods, announced the appointment of Howard Eirinberg as president of its subsidiary Kronos Food Corp., effective...

Seventy percent of U.S. diners say they want more information about the sourcing and nutritional value of their meals when dining out, with nearly two-thirds (64 percent) agreeing they would choose...

Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza announced it was named to Franchise Business Review’s list of top food franchises for 2011 based on high satisfaction ratings in a survey of its franchise owners. Papa...

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Tim Hortons' Roll Up the Rim to Win is back, with more than 47 million prizes and better odds of winning—one in six—than ever before.

Roll Up the Rim to Win is one...

Noodles & Company, a Colorado‐based fast-casual restaurant concept serving noodles, soups, salads, and sandwiches from around the world, announced it will implement PeopleMatter HIRE in its 212 company-...

U.S. Foodservice, one of America’s leading foodservice distributors, purchased Midway Produce Inc., a prominent Indianapolis-based produce distributor serving restaurants, health care facilities, schools,...

Wixon, a manufacturer of seasonings, flavors, ingredients, and consumer products for the food and beverage industry, is demonstrating its protein expertise and technologies for meat products at the Annual...

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