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Overexposure to Food Ads Can Make You Lose Your Appetite
Marketing

Overexposure to Food Ads Can Make You Lose Your Appetite

Food porn no more? A new study shows that when people actually ate a snack after studying dozens of pictures of food they enjoyed it less.
Kate Taylor
Tasty Turnaround: How Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Wants to Change the Way America Eats
Trep Talk

Tasty Turnaround: How Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Wants to Change the Way America Eats

Adam Eskin took over a gym-rat focused food chain and has turned it into a farm-to-table restaurant with nine locations and counting.
Catherine Clifford
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Would You Eat Burger King's Black Cheeseburger?
Burger King

Would You Eat Burger King's Black Cheeseburger?

Burger King Japan is rolling out a burger that's treated with bamboo charcoal to give its cheese and buns and unnaturally dark shade.
Kate Taylor
For Restaurant Goers, Authenticity Trumps Hygiene
Food Businesses

For Restaurant Goers, Authenticity Trumps Hygiene

Forget the public health department: if customers think a restaurant is authentic, they don't care how clean it is.
Kate Taylor
Groupon Helps Restaurants Fill Tables During Off-Hours With Reservation-Based Deals
Groupon

Groupon Helps Restaurants Fill Tables During Off-Hours With Reservation-Based Deals

Groupon's latest feature allows businesses to offer deals that can only be redeemed at a specific time of day.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show
Franchises

Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show

When she was 16, Dulce Luevano was making $5.15 working at CiCi's Pizza. Now, she owns her own shop.
Kate Taylor
The Internet Thinks Hershey's New Logo Looks Like Crap -- Literally
Rebranding

The Internet Thinks Hershey's New Logo Looks Like Crap -- Literally

The 120-year-old company unveiled a new logo today, much to the amusement (and disgust) of commenters on social media.
Geoff Weiss
Can a Food Blogger Force Starbucks to Change Its Pumpkin Spice Latte?
Starbucks

Can a Food Blogger Force Starbucks to Change Its Pumpkin Spice Latte?

Vani Hari has already convinced Subway and Chick-fil-A to make big changes. Now, she's taking on Starbuck's favorite fall drink.
Kate Taylor
Is Shake Shack Preparing for an IPO?
IPO

Is Shake Shack Preparing for an IPO?

Sources say the burger chain is preparing to go public, cashing in on the fast-casual trend.
Kate Taylor
Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups
Financing

Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups

Traditionally a field dominated by technology and biotechnology, venture investors have developed an appetite for food.
Katie Roof
Burger King Franchisees Aren't 'Satisfried' with Satisfries
Burger King

Burger King Franchisees Aren't 'Satisfried' with Satisfries

Many Burger King franchisees are dropping the lower calorie fries after less than a year on the menu.
Kate Taylor
Great-Grandchildren of 'Aunt Jemima' File $2 Billion Suit Against Quaker Oats
Legal

Great-Grandchildren of 'Aunt Jemima' File $2 Billion Suit Against Quaker Oats

The heirs of Anna Short Harrington -- the second-ever woman to serve as the face of the Aunt Jemima breakfast brand -- are alleging 60 years of unpaid royalties in a brand new lawsuit.
Geoff Weiss
Who Should Be Named Our 'Established Entrepreneur of 2014?' Cast Your Vote.
Entrepreneur of 2014

Who Should Be Named Our 'Established Entrepreneur of 2014?' Cast Your Vote.

Our five finalists have made their mark in the worlds of gift cards, payment processing, food delivery, music packaging and chai tea.
Geoff Weiss
Square Scoops Up Fancy Food Delivery Startup 'Caviar'
Mergers and Acquisitions

Square Scoops Up Fancy Food Delivery Startup 'Caviar'

Caviar, which delivers meals from high-end restaurants that don't typically offer delivery, represents new territory for the electronic payments company.
Geoff Weiss