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Clever Tips for Marketing Your Mobile Food Business
Startup Kit

Clever Tips for Marketing Your Mobile Food Business

Good food and service with a smile are imporĀ­tant, but if nobody knows you're serving, you're out of luck. Find out how to market and promote your mobile food business.
The Quickest Way to Make Customers Like Your Food: Raise Your Prices.
Food Businesses

The Quickest Way to Make Customers Like Your Food: Raise Your Prices.

A new study shows that when customers pay more, they perceive their food as tastier.
Kate Taylor
The One Menu Item Most Affected by Chipotle's Price Hike
Chipotle

The One Menu Item Most Affected by Chipotle's Price Hike

Chipotle announced earlier this month that it would be raising prices, but one item on the menu is bound to see a greater increase than the rest.
Kate Taylor
Chef Jamie Oliver on Getting the Magic Right
Behind the Brand

Chef Jamie Oliver on Getting the Magic Right

Good work depends as much on creativity as it does on focus and planning.
Bryan Elliott
Europe Doesn't Want American Apples. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter.
Legal Center

Europe Doesn't Want American Apples. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter.

The impact of an ostensible ban on U.S.-grown apples is mostly a blow to the ego, though the broader food industry should pay attention.
Kate Taylor
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Hello, 'Waffogato': Has the Cronut-Creator Gone Too Far for PR?
Marketing

Hello, 'Waffogato': Has the Cronut-Creator Gone Too Far for PR?

Pastry chef Dominique Ansel may have turned out one too many buzz-friendly mashups to be taken seriously.
Kate Taylor
This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma
Coffee

This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma

A new kind of plastic lid promises to give coffee drinkers a stronger whiff of their beverage.
How Do You Take Your Eggs? This Startup Likes Them 'Golden'
Inventions

How Do You Take Your Eggs? This Startup Likes Them 'Golden'

The Golden Goose, a kitchen gadget that scrambles raw eggs within their shells, has nearly surpassed its $34,500 Kickstarter goal in one week.
Geoff Weiss
Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair
Innovation

Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair

In 50 years' worth of innovation, much has changed. But in some ways, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Nina Zipkin
McDonald's Profit Slips in Chilly First Quarter. Will Yum Brands Fare Better?
McDonalds

McDonald's Profit Slips in Chilly First Quarter. Will Yum Brands Fare Better?

In a quarter that saw fast-food breakfast wars and the polar vortex, here's how McDonald's is measuring up to the competition.
Kate Taylor
Just Add Water: Powdered Alcohol Approved by the U.S. Government
Alcohol

Just Add Water: Powdered Alcohol Approved by the U.S. Government

You may be able to order pouches of powdered vodka, Cosmopolitans and 'Powderitas' as soon as this fall.
Kate Taylor
Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company
Legal Center

Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company

The American food manufacturer has made an unprecedented sneaky, (anti)social media move to keep itself out of court.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Drive-In-Loving Franchisees, Take Note: Sonic  to Open 1,000 Restaurants in Next 10 Years
Sonic

Drive-In-Loving Franchisees, Take Note: Sonic to Open 1,000 Restaurants in Next 10 Years

The burger chain is eyeing an aggressive expansion plan over the next decade.
Kate Taylor
How the Coolhaus Founder Stayed Chill as One Food Truck Became a Frozen Treat Empire
Food Trucks

How the Coolhaus Founder Stayed Chill as One Food Truck Became a Frozen Treat Empire

Coolhaus founder Natasha Case went from selling ice cream sandwiches out of an old postal truck to self-made millionaire. Here's how.
Kate Taylor