Papa John's awards Cleveland Browns Sports Partners of the Year

Sports partnerships play a critical role in the success of Papa John's marketing mix worldwide, with more than 150 partners in the U.S. alone.

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NRA: Is marijuana the next menu trend?

Will marijuana soon be on your menu? Steve Fox, director of VS Strategies, counsel at Vicente Sederberg LLC, and panelist for the 2015 National Restaurant Association Show's "Marijuana on the Menu" session thinks so.

Bugging out: Is cricket flour on your menu?

Many in the foodservice industry are touting cricket flour as the next "super protein."

Leveraging kiosks for fresh-on-the-spot pizza anywhere

Pizza is the go-to meal for almost every occasion. Normally there are only a few options to purchase pizza such as frozen, carryout or delivery. However, kiosk manufacturer A1 concepts has crafted a new pizza kiosk which will allow consumers to purchase a fresh pizza on the spot.

Why Group Purchasing Organizations are good for manufacturers and members

By working through a GPO, the manufacture of food or supplies can "speak" directly to decision-makers in the purchasing arena, thus saving time, money and the hassle of hunting down those important people.

Get a Bigger Piece of the Pie [infographic]

Online ordering, and mobile ordering in particular, is no longer simply a nice add-on for consumers,it's an expectation.

Your Pie looking for national growth in the midst of fast casual pizza boom

With 22 units open, Your Pie is hoping to break out of the Southeast and go nationwide.

Domino's, Papa John's share new 52-week high

While cheese and wheat prices hardly moved last week, Domino's and Papa John's both reached new 52-week highs on the same day.

QSRs, fast casuals provide table service with RFID technology

As the restaurant industry trends toward using more and more technology to enhance customer experience, age old problems like searching for a guest’s table are finally being solved.

Average gas prices up, cheese and wheat down

Gas prices went up slightly for the first time in about a month, while cheese dropped below a dollar.

Make every year count

At the start of 2014, I was heavily anticipating the final FDA menu labeling regulations and its subsequent impact on the restaurant industry. While it took longer than expected for the FDA to make its ruling, I am thrilled that...

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NEWS


Papa John's provides ingredients transparency across digital channels

Papa John's announced a facelift to its digital and social channels by sharing new ingredient statements, definitions and details.

L.A. raises minimum wage to $15

The city of Los Angeles, the second-largest city in the U.S., voted Tuesday to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, from the current $9.

Little Caesars ranked No. 1 in value, affordable QSRs

Sandelman & Associates ranked Little Caesars No. 1 for value and affordability of 148 fast food and pizza restaurant chains in its Quick-Track 2014 Study Annual Awards of Excellence.

NRA offering free eCertificates for SafeServe training products

The National Restaurant Association is now offering complimentary eCertificates for the ServSafe suite of training products, including ServSafe Manager, Food Handler, Allergens and Alcohol.

Changing menus prove new consumer attitudes

AEB emphasizes that restaurants must jump on the group's preferences for locally grown, sustainably raised and non-processed foods.

HotSchedules and Jobsabi release Apple Watch apps

HotSchedules, a global software-as-a-service provider for the restaurant, retail and hospitality industries, announced the launch of their applications for use on the Apple Watch.

NEC to host Google+ Hangout on FDA menu labeling regulations

NEC Display Solutions of America, provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, will host a Google+ Hangout on FDA menu labeling regulations.

Dole launches fruit purees for restaurant menus

Dole launched its Chef-Ready Fruit Purées for kitchen and bar menus.

World Tea Expo to teach how to profit from tea on the menu

The expo will host tea tastings and sessions on how to profit from tea on the menu and at the bar.

Blaze to expand footprint to 28 states, Canada in 2015

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, a fast casual artisanal pizza chain, released financial results for its fiscal year ending December 28, 2014 along with its outlook for fiscal year 2015.

Coca-Cola among winners of NRA FABI awards

The National Restaurant Association announced the recipients of the Food and Beverage Awards recognizing progressive food and beverage products that the organization believes will make a significant impact in the restaurant industry.

Taco Grande returns to Papa Murphy's

The Taco Grande Pizza is returning today to Papa Murphy's.

Health concerns driving seafood, vegetarian menu innovations, Technomic says

Seafood, vegetarian or vegan menu innovation will become essential as millennials represent a greater portion of foodservice consumers.

Boston Pizza rolls out new wings order and sauces

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada-based Boston Pizza introduced the Wings Two-Four, a case that holds 24 chicken wings.

Hungry Girl takes on pizza

Champion Foods, a take-and-bake food company that has more than 10 private-label pizza brands, has partnered with Hungry Girl.

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