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Barbecue, snack mashups and the next Sriracha – here's what Technomic predicts restaurants will be serving up in the second half of 2014.
Reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated, say the duo behind one of the nation's leading cupcakeries.
This hybrid dessert trend created opportunity across the country. We explain what the Cronut's success can teach you.
After months of protest from the food industry, California repealed its controversial glove requirement law.
Chad Piepenburg's job is more than running his own Smoothie Factory location. It's also working to help other franchisees succeed.
Food trucks saw a boom in the recession, but as competition has grown so have the costs for consumers.
The largest cupcake chain in the U.S. is set to delist, after failing to meet stockholder equity requirement.
Are groceries among the last untapped e-commerce opportunities? At least two startup companies think so.
After helping Sweet Arleen's win its third challenge on the Food Network show 'Cupcake Wars,' the cupcake chain's front-of-house manager opened a franchise of his own.
The California-based Mexican grilled-chicken franchise, which attempted to go public in 2006, is eyeing a $100 million IPO.
Social Media Marketing
The company is hoping to drum up buzz with its first ad campaign in several years, which will take place on Facebook
Think Whole Foods is too expensive? The city attorneys of Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Francisco are of a similar mind.
As the FDA prepares new guidelines, restaurants are cutting back on sodium and salt companies are researching alternatives.
There's no secret sauce for making a new eatery profitable but careful planning surely helps.