How educational foodservice operators can gain a more transparent view of their costs and control of all purchasing cost factors.
The tendency of major QSR brands to stick with longtime suppliers exposes a false sense of security with faulty supplier partners.
It is not often in the QSR industry, that one decision can positively impact so many touch points in restaurant operations.
Corn prices were up 13 percent in the first six weeks of 2014 which will adversely affect the price of many of the foods you stock in your restaurant.
Guests also want more vegetarian proteins, such as quinoa, tofu and falafel, as well as sauces and spices.
For all it endures, a counter has to be tough, but durability often comes at a cost.
Many operators also neglect to examine the pricing of kitchen supplies, which is the number one area for savings.
In addition to cost, choose a distributor based on their food safety record and customer service metrics, as well as their sanitation practices.
Henny Penny showcases its chef's touch operating system, which features a barcode scanner that can pull up recipes.
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The bakery-cafe chain is on a 'mission to help fix a broken food system.'
The Middleby Corporation announced it has acquired Concordia Coffee Company Inc., a manufacturer of automated and self-service coffee and espresso machines serving the commercial foodservice industry. Concordia's products serve the c-store, hotel, restaurant and institutional industries. The company is located...
Cardinal International, a provider of dinnerware, glassware and flatware, is hosting a fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Foundation from now through Nov. 30.
Reser’s Fine Foods Foodservice Division is inviting restaurant operators nationwide to enter an original recipe using a Reser’s product.
Mediterranean Brands has announced that two of its products, Falafel Crisps and Falafel Scoop and Go, have gained Non-GMO Project Verification.
Mistica Foods LLC began its full-scale operations recently.
Brinker International, Inc. awards Henny Penny, Highland Baking Co. and HotSchedules with the annual Supplier Partner of the Year Award.
Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. has expanded its pizza business by opening its second PizzaRev location.
OrderUp, a Baltimore mobile and online food ordering and delivery service, announced the company raised $7 million in funds for nationwide expansion and delivery technology.
Supplier Norbest Inc. recently announced the launch of a new loyalty program for customers that allows customers to earn points on qualifying products and redeem points for merchandise.
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc., parent company to the Pollo Tropical, Taco Cabana and Cabana Grill restaurant brands, will consolidate all of its food distribution with Performance Food Group. The partnership with PFG, which has been serving Pollo Tropical restaurants for...
Culinary Software Services announced the availability of Lot Tracking as an add-on feature in the recently released ChefTec xt3. "The ChefTec Lot Tracking Module allows the operators to quickly establish the source and movement of the affected food items and...
Tyson Foods Inc. has reached a definitive agreement with JBS SA to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil.
Focus Brands Inc. has selected restaurant supply chain buying group SpenDifference to manage purchasing for its more than 3,000 domestic locations across six concepts.
DaVinci Gourmet has introduced new smoothies made without artificial sweeteners, colors or preservatives. According to a news release, the smoothies include two servings of fruit per 8-ounce finished drink and are geared toward the foodservice industry. "With healthy eating on...
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Tyson Foods has commenced a cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of The Hillshire Brands Company at a price of $63.00 per share. The tender offer is being made pursuant to the previously announced merger agreement dated July 1, among the two companies.
The tender offer period will expire at midnight Aug.