News and Articles About Food Businesses
Private businesses located on national parks and in federal buildings face substantial losses during government shutdown. How should owners react?
Potbelly more than doubled during its first day of trading, securing a spot as one of the top IPO debuts of 2013.
The online grocer and the crowdfunding site are collaborating on the 'Next Big Food Thing,' a contest to find the coolest new food-related innovation.
Potbelly has seen rapid growth, and franchises should become a bigger part of the mix after the IPO.
Burger King is rolling out less-fattening French fries called 'Satisfries' but will still keep its traditional fries on the menu.
Two franchises are seeing rapid growth by offering consumers convenient and nutritious snacks in high-tech vending machines.
Chili's is furnishing restaurants with tabletop tablets, hoping to drive sales and speed up the payment process.
Mike Diamond (aka the Beastie Boys' Mike D), celebrity chef Sam Talbot and designer/hotelier Robert McKinley address the continuing needs of the economically devastated New York beach community by transitioning their Rockaway Plate Lunch Truck from a relief effort into a sustainable business and mentoring program.
Krispy Kreme's celebration of Talk Like a Pirate Day is attracting traffic both online and in the franchise's stores.
While the Slurpee will remain, the convenience franchise is now offering healthier snack options such as organic trail mix and soy nuts.
Stemming from the nation's current obsession with kale are some important lessons for business owners about how to latch onto trends.
Getting creative and surprising about what your restaurant menu offers is one way to set yourself apart from the competition.
Freshfully started as a virtual marketplace for finding local food. When connecting buyers with their farm-fresh fare proved tricky, the Alabama startup shifted to a traditional street-side model.
See how to get your questions answered and ensure your business concept will succeed in the market before you start the official franchise process.
A new tool uses a 'neural-network algorithm' to analyze millions of reviews and then recommend restaurants based on the foods you love the most.
As more people around the world achieve the middle class, they can't seem to get enough of American fast food.
If you want to open your own restaurant, be prepared for stiff competition. Here are three ways to make your establishment stand out from the pack.
In this case study, RM Foods deployed an ERP system that helps it keep better track of inventory and financials than spreadsheets and handwritten paperwork.
The fast food Mexican grill franchise sets a standard for modern restaurants.
The Starbucks chairman and CEO says he isn't losing any sleep over Dunkin' Donuts expansion into California.
The Mexican-style fast-food chain said it was discontinuing menu items and toys geared toward children, as the national debate on obesity intensifies.
Restaurants or other food-related businesses represent a large portion of our franchise 500 ranking. Here is a list of the 122 food-related companies by category.
Scott Jenning's marijuana-themed sandwich business, Cheba Hut, goes beyond the gimmick to win over customers.
Two brothers created a zero-waste, packaging-free grocery store that operates in a smaller space and provides healthier food choices.
Mediterranean cuisine may well be the next big thing at American fast-casual restaurants. The staples of the Middle East and Greece are finding a growing niche among consumers --and franchises are leading the way.