Industry News

With the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver right around the corner—opening ceremonies will be held February 12—McDonald’s, the official restaurant partner of the Olympics, announced its...

In an effort to better serve Foodservice National Accounts headquartered on the West Coast, Anchor Packaging announced today the appointment of Brian Grant to the position of manager of Food...

While there are positive signs that economies around the world are improving, global foodservice business remained weak in the third quarter of 2009, as reported by the NPD Group, a leading...

Entrepreneurs and brothers Robbie and Jeff Sosna signed a multiunit franchise deal to open 10 Freshii restaurants in Los Angeles.

The fast-casual concept is known for its modern, hip...

Baskin-Robbins is continuing to expand its national footprint with its announcement that Miami is now open for franchise sales. Approximately 30 additional stand-alone stores could be supported throughout...
Fast-casual restaurant UFood Grill announced that it replaced McDonald's at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.

"Parkland has kept the Dallas community healthy for more than 115 years...
The Flying Biscuit Café announced that franchisees Jason Shelley and Ed Beach will open two new locations in South Florida. The Flying Biscuit, which was founded in 1993 in Atlanta, includes 10...
Whataburger announced its first-ever Jalapeno Week. From January 11 to January 17, customers can add jalapenos to any burger, sandwich, taquito, or other entree for free. It is regularly about 45...
Carl’s Jr. announced that through January 8, interest in Kim Kardashian’s Grilled Chicken Salad commercial received 258 million media impressions (potential viewers/readers), more than three...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has awarded multi-year grants to 41 communities across the country as part of a landmark national program to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by...

Envysion® Inc., the leading Managed Video as a Service provider, announced today that Carlos E. Perez will join the company as vice president of Product...

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) released a new resource titled "Alaska Seafood Sustainability In Plain English" to help navigate the waters of sustainability.

With the...

Baskin-Robbins is ringing in the New Year with an expanded lineup of its BRight Choices treats. BRight Choices are better-for-you light ice cream options including fat-free, dairy-free, no-sugar-...
Winona Capital Management, a private equity investment firm based in Chicago, promoted Jason Starr to vice president.

Starr, who joined the firm in 2007, brings over a decade of...
Although Moe’s Southwest Grill has many new marketing efforts in store for 2010&including an upcoming promotion that has been teased about on its Facebook and Twitter pages—the first is a...
Over 175 Ben & Jerry’s franchisees, managers, staff, friends, and family members gathered for an annual community service project—this year held in the Dominican Republic. In the spirit of...