Industry News

Americans nationwide are busy baking and selling cupcakes for the Duncan Hines 1 Million Cupcake Challenge to raise funds for Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale to help end childhood hunger....

Jamba, Inc. announced the election of Fritzi Woods to its board of directors. Woods was also appointed as an independent member of the board's audit committee, effective May 19, 2011. 

“We are...

Food News Media, a multi-platform B2B media company that provides award-winning content and information to the senior executives who drive and the consumer media that follows the $500 billion+ U.S....

MonkeyMedia Software, a provider of strategy, education, and software services for multi-unit restaurant operators, announced that Boloco will deploy MonkeyCatering and MonkeyOnlineOrdering to enable end-to...

Pizza Inn, Inc., an international pizza chain recognized for serving a variety of fresh and popular traditional and specialty pizzas, has opened its largest U.S. restaurant in Rocky Mount, North Carolina,...

United Capital Business Lending, a subsidiary of BankUnited, announced that it has provided $783,000 in financing to multi-unit Subway owner, Bermudez Shorts. United Capital’s financing arrangement enabled ...

Jamba Juice Company announced the launch of its new Fruit Refreshers beverages with coconut water. The three new beverages, available in more than 700 stores beginning May 24,...

According to recent studies, what once were the fastest growing ethnic foods—Italian, Mexican, and Asian—have now become mainstream cuisine. As a result, the consumer trend for discovering new taste...

The former president of casual-dining chain Beef O’Brady’s is hoping to replicate his success with that company at an upstart Greek fast-casual chain.

Nick Vojnovic purchased the Tampa, Florida–based...

Whataburger announced the results of an online survey conducted in honor of National Hamburger Month. The Southern burger icon, with more than 700 locations in 10 states, asked its Facebook fans to name...

Cinnabon, the 25-year-old market leader among cinnamon roll bakeries, has named Frank Ross, Jr., as its Franchise Partner of the Year. Ross successfully operates bakeries in Albany and Columbus, Georgia....

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston Sweet Things Sweet Potato Mini Tater Puffs will be showcased as one of the best new foodservice product innovations at the upcoming National Restaurant Association (NRA) trade show...

After undergoing a meticulous evaluation process based on customer satisfaction, food quality, and overall experience, unit director Greg Nicholson and his Bojangles’ restaurant, located at 1718 West Main...

Twin Rivers Paper Company expanded its line of specialty packaging papers to better meet the needs of quick-serve restaurants and the foodservice industry, including package functionality, sustainability...

Ace Metrix, a firm that studies television advertising effectiveness, revealed that Dairy Queen, which has broken seven new ads this year, has been the most effective quick-service restaurant TV advertiser...

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen announced its philanthropic arm, The Popeyes Foundation, Inc., and its franchisees will partner with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) ProStart...

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