Industry News

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has announced that the company will phase out full-sugar carbonated soft drinks from all schools around the world. The move followed from the Global Dump Soft Drinks...

Thirteen baristas from across the nation pitted their coffee creativity against the clock at the Top Cup Challenge, sponsored by Pacific Natural Foods at Coffee Fest Meadowlands on March 5-6...

Mixt Greens co-founder and culinary officer Andrew Swallow recently debuted his first cookbook titled Mixt Salads (Ten Speed Press, April 2010) on April 27, 2010. With locations in San...

First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, today released its First Data SpendTrend analysis for the full month of February 2010 compared to...

Qdoba Mexican Grill announced that the fast-casual chain donated more than $115,000 in financial and in-kind support to Starlight Children's Foundation in 2009.

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After more than a decade, Papa Gino’s is bringing back a line of burgers to its menu. Initially, Papa Gino’s will feature three Angus burgers, the Classic, Mushroom Swiss, and a Bacon Cheddar. To...
Starbucks Coffee Company announced Mary Wagner will join the company in the newly created role of senior vice president of Global Research and Development. Building on the success of Starbucks...
Restaurateurs looking for ways to ramp up environmental efforts and find greener business solutions will find the information, products, services, and contacts they need in a new feature at the...
According to insight from a recent e-focus group conducted by Chicago-based research and consulting firm Y-Pulse LLC, school foodservice professionals who handle vending operations for their...
Wienerschnitzel, the world’s largest hot dog chain, launched its “Cash In On a Corn Dog” sweepstakes nationwide, March 14 through April 24 or until supplies last. Customers can “Eat it, Read it,...
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q announced that the North Carolina–based restaurant brand was once again able to support the local St. Baldrick’s—a cancer fundraising effort—team, the Bald...
According to a recent consumer survey and an accompanying Culinary Visions Panel discussion among culinary professionals conducted by Chicago-based food marketing firm Olson Communications,...
Five restaurant and foodservice industry leaders will be honored at the 23rd Annual Salute to Excellence on May 22 at the Hilton Chicago, the National Restaurant Association Educational...
Spicy Pickle Franchising Inc., operator of the fast-casual restaurant chains Spicy Pickle in the U.S. and Bread Garden Urban Cafe in Canada, announced the signing of a contract with the Colorado...
McDonald's honors its top restaurant managers today with the 2009 Ray Kroc Award, an annual performance-based recognition of the top-performing McDonald's restaurant managers in the country....
Red Mango announced the expansion of its menu with a new line of probiotic smoothies and made-to-order parfaits at participating locations nationwide. Inviting America to “Re-Think Lunch,” Red...