Industry News

Tropical Smoothie Café is turning to its 42,000-plus fan base on Facebook to officially name its trio of lemonade smoothies that includes Blueberry, Strawberry, and Island flavors.

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The National Restaurant Association issued a statement praising passage of a provision that will provide more nutrition information to consumers in chain restaurants across the country. The rule...

MapMuse has created a mapping iPhone app to locate frozen yogurt shops. MapMuse's Frozen Yogurt Locator individually maps all brands of frozen yogurt and can be turned on and off via a toggle...

GE Capital, Franchise Finance recently provided a $3.5 million credit facility to New-Wen Inc., owners and operators of six Wendy’s units in Ohio. New-Wen used the proceeds to refinance its...
Qdoba Mexican Grill announced a “Give Blood. Get Great Grub” promotional partnership with the American Red Cross—evidence of Qdoba’s ongoing commitment to work with organizations that positively...
In keeping with Panasonic’s eco-ideas initiative, Panasonic System Networks Company of America announced that its Lite-ray POS Workstation earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s...
Moe’s Southwest Grill signed its first overseas development agreement for 40 Moe’s restaurants in Turkey.

Master licensee David Ergisi plans to open the first location in Istanbul’s...
Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina launched a Scratch...

According to the results of the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI)’s “Foodservice Packaging Industry Surveys,” which was released today, optimism in the foodservice packaging industry is up...

The Wornick Company, a manufacturer of convenience foods and customized meal solutions, announced today that Chef Paul Sturkey will join Wornick’s product development team supporting the...

Carlisle FoodService Products recently announced the promotion of several of its sales and marketing employees:

Stuart Sharp has been promoted to vice president of Carlisle...

Freshëns announces the official opening and branding initiative of a new store design at Concourse D at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This 400-square-foot facility...

UFood Restaurant Group announced today that its location at Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport marks a new franchise relationship with industry leader Robinson Hill Hospitality Group of...

As it ramps up its franchising and growth efforts, Stevi B’s Pizza Buffet is launching a marketing campaign centered on a new brand mascot: bees.

“Bees have kind of been a character...

Red Mango has signed a multi-unit development agreement with Terri Keogh to open five stores in Florida. The first store will open in Gainesville this Spring, marking the first Red Mango for...

McDonald's USA announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Michelle Wie, one of the world's top golfers. The new relationship was announced following the filming of a...