Industry News

February 22, 2006

Whether it's chipotle mamey orange or parsley black currant, complex and exotic food flavors will make a huge palate statement in 2006 as consumers continue to demand a bigger bang for their bite…

February 13, 2006

The International Franchise Association has appointed Victoria J. Adams as its new director of political affairs. Adams will be responsible for developing and implementing overall strategy for the…

January 20, 2006

Rubio's Restaurants, Inc. today announced the signing of a new franchise agreement and its 2006 development plans.

December 15, 2005

Buffalo Wild Wings will open its first restaurant in the metro New York metro area in New Rochelle as part of a 36-unit franchise agreement signed with Four M Capital, LLC, a New York-based…

September 25, 2005

It’s appropriate that Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) was developed by NASA to keep astronauts from coming down with foodborne illness in outer space because sometimes it really…

September 25, 2005

Technology featured at the 2005 North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers Show shows how the lines between quick-service, fast-casual, and full-service restaurants are beginning…

September 24, 2005

According to a FDA report, 21.9 percent of quick-service restaurants were cited for contaminated equipment and 31.2 percent for poor personal hygiene in 2004, and the Centers For Disease Control…

September 24, 2005

RFID is rapidly gaining ground in the manufacturing and distributing world, where the technology is being used to track inventory through the placement of RFID tags on boxes and pallets.

August 30, 2005

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) encourages restaurant and foodservice professionals to participate in the 11th annual National Food Safety Education MonthTM this…

May 23, 2005

A look at the new food and beverage products introduced at the NRA show bolsters the notion that Asian flavors are all the rage.

May 23, 2005

New at the NRA show this year is a pavilion devoted to Kitchen Innovations, featuring the winners of the 2005 Kitchen Innovations Award, as judged by a panel of eight design, fabrication, and…