industry headlines

Tim Hortons and NHL: Match Made in Heaven

2010-10-13 Company announces agreements that will take it into the homes of the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders.

Lights, Camera, Barbecue!

2010-10-11 Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q wants to get in on this football season's tailgating fun. Show 'em what you've got!...

Old McDonald's Has a Farm

2010-10-07 No "EE-I-EE-I-O" necessary; burger giant pairs with Zynga to introduce its own farm in FarmVille.

Papa John's Chalks Up Another NFL Home

2010-10-07 New Meadowlands Stadium, home to the New York Giants and New York Jets, now is also home to Papa John's pizza.

At Long Last, Whataburger's Biggest Fans Turn Up

2010-10-06 Carol and Karl Hoepfner of Rockport, Texas, who enjoy breakfast together daily at their local Whataburger, win the chain's "Tell Us Why You're Our Biggest Fan" online contest.

Chipotle Wants to Be Scared—by Processed Foods

2010-10-06 Through “Boorito 2010: The Horrors of Processed Food” program, Chipotle will donate up to $1 million to benefit Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.

$1 Million on the Table in McDonald's Monopoly

2010-10-06 Other prizes in this year's game include McDonald's food, a Beaches vacation, a $5,000 Walmart shopping spree, and a 2011 Ford Shelby GT500.

Some 100 Bands to Get Their Beat Fed by Taco Bell

2010-10-05 Lineup announced for chain's Feed the Beat program, which provides bands with $500 in Taco Bell Bucks while on tour and influential exposure.

Taco Del Mar Revs Up New Promo Offering

2010-10-05 Each customer who purchases one of four specific Taco Del Mar combo meals with a Dr Pepper or other drink will get a chance to ride 30 laps in a NASCAR-style stock car.

For 10th B-Day, Barberitos Offers 10-Cent Tacos

2010-10-05 On October 12, skinny tacos will be sold for 10 cents with the purchase of a drink.