Industry News

Following two and a half years of development, Eggfast Holdings LTD has launched the first breakfast-only quick-service restaurant franchise. Adding to the appeal of Eggfast is the 24/7...
Cooked white turkey meat, or deli meat, distribution in the marketplace grew 6 percent in 2009 to more than 467 million pounds, according to National Turkey Federation’s (NTF) 2009 Marketplace...
The recession made a drastic impact on the American workforce; layoffs became the norm, unemployment shot up, and retirement, for many, became nothing more than a dream from the past.

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ParTech Inc. (PAR) announced that its newly developed PAR EverServ QSR point-of-sale (POS) software was successfully implemented at two significantly different quick-service restaurant locations...
Fortune magazine named Panera Bread to its 2010 list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies, a first for the company. Panera is one of only two restaurant concepts to make the 2010 list.
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Saladworks announced that it signed an agreement with a multiunit developer for three locations in Northern Orange County, California.

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In the Northeastern U.S., where locally owned pizza shops are abundant, Little Caesars Pizza has been growing. Franchisees who own Little Caesars restaurants in the Northeast feel confident that...
Papa Murphy’s International announced that it secured for the second year in a row a spot in Zagat’s Annual Fast Food Survey. America’s largest take ‘n’ bake pizza chain ranks second in the “Top...
Haliburton International Foods Inc., a manufacturer of food products, announced the hiring of Ioannis “Yannis” Oikonomakos, Ph.D., as manager of Food Safety and Quality.

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Burger King Corp. announced the winner of the BK “Next Big Move” five-month, 41-city national tour. Excited fans from all over the country sent in their votes and crowned Shane Wise of...
Robeks Corporation announced that it signed a multi-year master franchise agreement with Tokyo-based Clarence Corporation to open 500 smoothie cafes in Japan and 12 other Asian countries. The...
Healthy Fast Food Inc., parent to U-SWIRL International Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt cafes, announced that Regents Management LLC will immediately commence construction...
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation announced that its franchisee, Dominspec S.A. has opened the first Krispy Kreme doughnut shop in the Dominican Republic.

The new shop is located in the center of...
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises Inc., announced that its Spicy and Mild Bonafide bone-in fried chicken was the favorite in a national taste test against KFC Original Recipe fried...
Dunkin’ Donuts announced strong expansion results for the first half of 2010. From January through June 2010, Dunkin’ Donuts opened 338 net new locations worldwide, with 75 of those new...
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Denver-based fast-casual restaurant concept featuring Mediterranean cuisine, announced the grand opening of its newest location in Denver’s University Hills area....

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