The company spent three years testing ingredients, operations and ovens, and has experienced a sizable comp lift since adding pizza to its brand positioning.
Papa Murphy's stock is up $2 in two weeks.
Wheat prices closed below the $6 mark twice last week, plunging to $5.68 on Friday.
Cutting costs by creating limited time offers or new menu items that scale down the serving of animal protein could be interesting to test with consumers.
How educational foodservice operators can gain a more transparent view of their costs and control of all purchasing cost factors.
Gas prices have stayed steady for the past two weeks, despite a busy holiday weekend.
Gas prices continued to fall through the busy Labor Day holiday weekend.
An abundance in refinery production is keeping gas prices in check.
Wheat is down more than 40 cents in two weeks.
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Gas prices continue to drop from Independence Day spike.
Restaurant supply chain co-op SpenDifference has launched the latest survey in its menu price tracking study program. U.S.
The webinar, sponsored by the US Department of Agriculture, will offer information on reducing food waste through food donation.
RMD Technologies, LCC recently launched the D-Mometer and TAM Network, a "machine-to-machine" (M2M) solution that provides businesses and consumers real-time information on the time and temperature exposure of meats, produce and other perishable items.
Tyson Foods has commenced a cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of The Hillshire Brands Company at a price of $63.00 per share. The tender offer is being made pursuant to the previously announced merger agreement dated July 1, among the two companies.
The tender offer period will expire at midnight Aug.
This year's unexpected food cost increases will likely to force chain restaurants to raise menu prices even as competition gets tighter. A new report from supply chain co-op SpenDifference shows that sharp increases in commodities have raised concerns that consumer food-inflation could reach 3 percent by the end of this year.
Tyson Foods Inc. today announced it has submitted a unilaterally binding offer to acquire all outstanding shares of The Hillshire Brands Company for a price of $63 per share in cash.
The Hillshire Brands Company issued the following statement in response to the unsolicited proposal by Tyson Foods on Thursday to acquire Hillshire Brands for $50 per share in cash. “Consistent with its fiduciary duties, and in consultation with its independent...
The majority of America’s chain restaurants held the line on price hikes the first part of the year but plan to start raising them, according to a new survey from SpenDifference, a restaurant supply chain co-op. The survey included nearly...
Due to the spread of a virus (PEDv) affecting hogs, pork supply shortages are expected in many countries in the near term. According to the Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q2 report, the ongoing spread of the virus in the Americas and...
With pressures from rising food costs, restaurant operators are seeking ways to increase check size without increasing the cost of popular menu items, but charging for condiments won't be the easy fix, according to new research from The NPD Group....
The Food Waste Reduction Alliance has published the Best Practices and Emerging Solutions Toolkit to help foodservice businesses reduce food waste. The FWRA is a cross-sector industry initiative led by the Food Marketing Institute, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the...
Rabobank has published a new report on the U.S. cattle industry, calling for changes in the way beef is produced in order for the industry to remain competitive.
In the new report, "Ground Beef Nation," Rabobank says that changing consumer preferences and a production model tailored to production of top-shelf steaks has put the U.S.
A recent survey from SpenDifference found that American chain restaurants plan to increase menu prices as part of a move to offset higher food costs. Last year, 83 percent of the chains surveyed increased prices somewhat, while this year 92...
The B2B networking site SeafoodGrabber has launched in Boston, offering a marketplace that accumulates and organizes prices from wholesale seafood suppliers and then displays unique pricing to each buyer, according to a company news release. SeafoodGrabber streamlines how unique pricing...
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A group of restaurant and foodservice organizations has signed a letter addressed to Congress this week, asking for the elimination of the corn ethanol mandate in the Renewable Fuel Standard proposal. The letter, signed by the National Council of Chain...