Mission Foods offering recipe program

Mission Food's Mission Fresh Ideas program contains recipes focused on food trucks to kids’ menus with corresponding recipes for each theme.


Restaurants working toward ending child hunger

One in five children in America lives in a household without adequate access to food, according to the USDA, and this September several restaurants are supporting the No Kid Hungry national campaign to help end childhood hunger.

Chipotle: Only thing not fresh about our food are bogus ingredient claims

Are the attacks against Chipotle legit, or is the brand suffering from being too successful?

Sodium under new federal regulation microscope

The New York City Department of Health is leading this charge and proposed in early June that all chain restaurants with 15 or more locations add a symbol next to menu items that contain more than 2,300 mg of salt.

Keeping it real: what's in store for local, organic menu items

Knowing what's in store for the trend and how to make it work for your brand is key to keeping up with consumer demand for local and organic menu items.

3 ways to prep for the ban on trans fat

Foodservice operators can prepare for the June 6 ban by taking a few necessary steps.

Fresh to Order CEO explains why expansion plans include some states, not others

Fresh to Order's CEO, Pierre Panos, shares details on the company's expansion plans that include corporate stores opening in Atlanta, Dallas and Knoxville as well as franchised units from Chicago to Florida.

Freshii CEO: Why I called out McDonald’s

Freshii CEO Matthew Corrin explains why he thinks McDonald's would find success by partnering with his brand.

Bugging out: Is cricket flour on your menu?

Many in the foodservice industry are touting cricket flour as the next "super protein."

The un-red meat: Restaurants embracing new proteins

Restaurants are trying to meet Americans' desires to eat healthier by giving them a variety of protein options.

How to lead your brand into menu labeling

Now that menu labeling has passed and everyone knows the rules and expectations, it is important to address the best way restaurant leadership should handle nutritional analysis.

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Captain D's joining forces with Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Captain D's has teamed with partners with Seafood Nutrition Partnership to spread awareness of seafood's health benefits.

Salt warnings required on NYC menus

New York City diners will soon see "salt shaker" symbols on menus to denote dishes high in sodium.

Newk’s shines spotlight on ovarian cancer

With one in 70 women facing ovarian cancer, Newk's Eatery is shining a spotlight on the relatively silent killer by turning up the volume on its growing "Newk's Cares" initiative.

Smashburger intros 'healhty' kids options

Smashburger has added "healthier options" to its kids meal menu, including Grilled Chicken Strips and Musselman’s Unsweetened Squeezable applesauce.

Wixon introduces Mag-nifique Sour-Lift

Flavor modifier enhances the perception of sourness without adding acid.

Starbucks, Panera square off in pumpkin latte battle

Brands are battling for the pumpkin spice latte lover who likes to drink healthful.

Starbucks leading fast casual industry?

The coffee giant is becoming a major player in the fast casual industry with the addition of new, healthy menu items.

Villa Enterprises opening 4 NJ outlets

Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt and a new South Philly Cheesesteak are opening in Gloucester Township.

Flavor, adventure, more healthful ingredients drive sandwich trends

Few foods reign as ubiquitously on restaurant menus in the U.S. as the almighty sandwich.

Supply-chain study: Consumers demand sustainable food products

Technomic and Deloitte Advisory research assesses what's next in supply-chain logistics.

Compass Group adopts Five Freedoms for animal welfare

Compass Group joins Wal-Mart and General Mills in embracing Five Freedom’s procurement practices.

Free Orange Leaf frozen yogurt for ‘innovative kids’

Kevin Durant and Orange Leaf team up to challenge kids to make their communities a better place.

Consumers gobbling up meat snacks, beef seeing stiff competition

An push to eat healthier is spurring more protein-based meat snacks consumption in past five years.

Fresh To Order adds USDA-certified prime beef to menu

Fresh To Order has added USDA-certified prime beef to its menu.

Son of Rolling Stone to open BURGERFI in Europe

The fast casual chain has inked a deal with GROUND ROUND LIMITED to take the concept into the European market with its first location in central London.

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Get the facts on restaurant nutrition. Consumers are increasingly concerned about healthy lifestyles and you need to know the difference between what they say they want and what they'll actually order.