Industry News

New location in Panama City the first of 20 planned for Central American nation.
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack looks to restaurant chains to delivery accurate menu information in his fight against obesity and foodborne illnesses.
Meyda Custom Lighting's Chandel-Airs ceiling fans awarded by HFN magazine.
Travel Promotion Act will encourage international travel to the U.S., benefit restaurant industry.
Two of Wingery's wing sauces land third-place finishes at National Buffalo Wing Festival.
Recent study from NPD Group shows declining food traffic worldwide, but economic indicators could signal change for the better.
Omar Janjua, formerly of Steak 'n Shake, nabs spot as president of Sonic Restaurants Inc.
SweetFire Chicken Breast to launch September 23.
Transit systems in select cities to hand out coupons for free transit and free Third Pounder.
New Italian-style Rustic Pizza added to buffet line of pizzas.
New factory and retail store will employ 26 people in Lexington, South Carolina.
Flavored syrups offered in Vanilla Creme, Cinnamon Swirl, and Hazelnut.
Eat'n Park including free shipping of Steelers Gift Packs when sent to rival states.
Inks deal for 50 new outlets in the region, plus new ownership of existing units.
Burger chain signs deal for 12 new units in Fort Worth metro area.
On September 24, Customer Appreciation Day, Carvel Ice Cream will give away Oreo Lil' Rounders to guests.