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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...

Max Burgers CEO Richard Bergfors.

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...
Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of two of the world's most recognized brands, Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced the opening of its 16,000th location worldwide, reaffirming its...
Starbucks introduced a new feature to the Starbucks Card Facebook App that makes it possible to buy a friend a treat from Starbucks without ever leaving Facebook. Available in the U.S. and Canada...

Qdoba announced the signing of five new multiunit development agreements in new markets around the country, expanding its brand with the help of multiconcept franchisees.

Todd Owen, vice president of...

Keurig, Incorporated, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., and the fast-casual chain Boston Market today announced the new distribution of Keurig’s gourmet single-cup coffee brewing systems in...
A rebuilt McDonald's restaurant in Riverside, California, became the first McDonald's west of the Mississippi and the fourth in the U.S. to seek LEED Gold certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental...
Beanstalk Data is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with XPIENT Solutions to launch Beanstalk Loyalty powered by XPIENT. This agreement seamlessly combines Beanstalk's unique marketing...
Roti Mediterranean Grill will open its sixth location Monday, Oct. 25, at 33 North Dearborn Street. The restaurant will be Roti’s third in downtown Chicago.

Co-founder and Chief Executive...