Food Businesses

Chipotle to Close All Stores for One Day in February
Chipotle

Chipotle to Close All Stores for One Day in February

The company's sales plunged 30 percent in December, following at least six outbreaks tied to Chipotle in the last year, including norovirus, E. coli and salmonella.
The Top 20 Fast-Food Franchises of 2016
Franchises

The Top 20 Fast-Food Franchises of 2016

Where does your favorite chain rank?
Carly Okyle
Chipotle Subpoenaed in Criminal Investigation Over Norovirus Outbreak
Legal

Chipotle Subpoenaed in Criminal Investigation Over Norovirus Outbreak

The struggling chain also saw its sales nosedive in the fourth quarter.
Katie Little
It's Harder, But You Are More Likely to Win if You Think for Yourself
Daniel Lubetzky

It's Harder, But You Are More Likely to Win if You Think for Yourself

Daniel Lubetzky, the founder of KIND bars, says that 'me too' versions of products and services don't stand much chance to be breakout success stories.
Catherine Clifford
After Fatal Listeria Outbreak, DOJ Investigates Blue Bell's Response
Illness

After Fatal Listeria Outbreak, DOJ Investigates Blue Bell's Response

The government wants to discover what the ice cream company knew and how the health crisis was handled.
Check Out the Top 10 Food Trends for 2016
Food

Check Out the Top 10 Food Trends for 2016

From charred desserts to the proliferation of delivery apps, here are some developments in the food world to watch out for in the coming months.
Nina Zipkin
Nestle Commits to Going Cage Free by 2020
Food Businesses

Nestle Commits to Going Cage Free by 2020

The world's largest food maker said it uses about 20 million pounds of eggs annually.
Former Costco Executive Launches First Ever Certified Organic Fast-Food Chain
Fast Food

Former Costco Executive Launches First Ever Certified Organic Fast-Food Chain

Erica Welton was a food buyer for Costco for 14 years before leaving to launch the restaurant chain, called The Organic Coup.
Hayley Peterson
Is the U.S. Still Hungry for Meal Delivery Services?
Food Delivery

Is the U.S. Still Hungry for Meal Delivery Services?

Meal kits have taken off in a big way. But are there too many cooks in the kitchen?
Entrepreneur's Franchise Forecast
Franchises

Entrepreneur's Franchise Forecast

Our list of the top 10 trending categories for 2016.
Tracy Stapp Herold
After Numerous Health Incidents, Chipotle Has a Big Perception Problem
Chipotle

After Numerous Health Incidents, Chipotle Has a Big Perception Problem

Outbreaks of E. Coli and norovirus have caused the fast casual chain to temporarily shut down locations across the country.
Laura Entis
Chipotle CEO Apologizes to Ill Patrons, Promises to Become 'Safest Place to Eat'
Illness

Chipotle CEO Apologizes to Ill Patrons, Promises to Become 'Safest Place to Eat'

The fast casual restaurant has had three food safety incidents since August. Most recently, a Boston location made 80 people sick.
At Least 80 Boston College Students Sick After Eating at Chipotle
Illness

At Least 80 Boston College Students Sick After Eating at Chipotle

Chipotle closed the location in question yesterday, and the students have been tested for E. Coli and the norovirus.
Katie Little
Are Flavored Buns The Next Fast Food Frontier?
Fast Food

Are Flavored Buns The Next Fast Food Frontier?

Burger buns with a taste all their own seem to be a trend, but can it last?
Carly Okyle