Yum! Brands launches World Hunger Relief effort with spokesperson Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera spotlights her recent United Nations World Food Program humanitarian trip to Ecuador to raise awareness and funds for 795 million hungry worldwide.


Restaurants working toward ending child hunger

One in five children in America lives in a household without adequate access to food, according to the USDA, and this September several restaurants are supporting the No Kid Hungry national campaign to help end childhood hunger.

3 ways to prep for the ban on trans fat

Foodservice operators can prepare for the June 6 ban by taking a few necessary steps.

How to lead your brand into menu labeling

Now that menu labeling has passed and everyone knows the rules and expectations, it is important to address the best way restaurant leadership should handle nutritional analysis.

How Crushed Red is making waves in the sea of fast casual pizza

A few simple factors brought together, such as price, environment, and quality can help a fast casual pizza platform keep its head above water.

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...

Pizza operators get their wish with FDA's final menu labeling regulations

The FDA's ruling mandates menu labeling by the slice, not the whole pie. Pizza restaurants do have to say how many slices are in a pizza.

Healthy Dining VP offers tips for restaurants wanting to improve menu options

There are differences between stealth health and promotional health, according to Erica Bohm, VP and director of Strategic Partnerships at Healthy Dining.

Customization, versatility driving the Asian food segment

Highly versatile and easily customizable, the Asian food segment is a perfect segue for East-meets-West flavor mashups that consumers of all ages will love.

In times of doubt, think outside the nutritional box

If you are still on the fence about whether you should provide menu items that are allergen- and/or gluten-free, provide a dish as a limited-time-offer to see how well it sells.

Is grass-fed milk better for you than organic milk?

One industry insider claims grass-fed labels are bringing in customers, more than non-GMO labels.

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Salt warnings required on NYC menus

New York City diners will soon see "salt shaker" symbols on menus to denote dishes high in sodium.

Wixon introduces Mag-nifique Sour-Lift

Flavor modifier enhances the perception of sourness without adding acid.

Villa Enterprises opening 4 NJ outlets

Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt and a new South Philly Cheesesteak are opening in Gloucester Township.

Supply-chain study: Consumers demand sustainable food products

Technomic and Deloitte Advisory research assesses what's next in supply-chain logistics.

Consumers gobbling up meat snacks, beef seeing stiff competition

An push to eat healthier is spurring more protein-based meat snacks consumption in past five years.

Memphis foodservice operators recognized for contributions to health

Establishments recognized as REAL are those that meet criteria such as the use of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, healthy preparation methods, moderate portion sizes, unsweetened beverages, healthy children’s options and sustainable sourcing.

Restaurant chains pledge reduction in antibiotics to Obama admin

Critics argue that antibiotics are still a problem in agriculture.

Pizza Hut to nix artificial ingredients by July

Pizza Hut announced plans today to make changes to its ingredients standards, beginning with the removal of artificial flavors and colors from its nationally available pizzas by the end of July 2015

NPD: Bird flu outbreaks concerning consumers

More than half of U.S. consumers are concerned about bird flu outbreaks and the dangers they pose to their food safety.

YUM! wins awards, breaks fundraising record for hunger relief campaign

Yum! Brands' World Hunger Relief effort is a private sector hunger relief initiative, spanning more than 125 countries, over 41,000 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants and 1.5 million associates.

Pizza Hut giving kids a reason to read

In recognition of National Reading Month, Pizza Hut is encouraging BOOK IT! alums to spread their love of reading to children in their lives, and show it on social media by posting photos with the hashtag #BOOKITkid by March 6 for the chance to win a free Personal Pan Pizza and a retro BOOK IT! t-shirt.

Aldi's gluten-free pizza wins 2015 Product of the Year

Grocery store chain Aldi received the 2015 Product of the Year award in the Convenience Meal Category for its "liveGfree" Gluten Free Pizza.

Bake-at-home pizzeria sources local, organic ingredients

New bake-at-home pizzeria Bake425˚ has set up shop at 345 Park Avenue, Glencoe, Illinois with a grand opening celebration scheduled for Feb. 21.

Sub and sandwich franchise revenue expected to grow, study says

IBISWorld has released a market report, the Sandwich and Sub Store Franchises, which according to a company announcement, shows that the industry has experienced consistent growth in line with economic recovery.

Canada's Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73 donate $375,000 to Children's Miracle Network.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based Pizza Pizza Limited, parent company to Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73, announced a milestone donation of $375,000 to Children's Miracle Network.

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Get the facts on restaurant nutrition. Consumers are increasingly concerned about healthy lifestyles and you need to know the difference between what they say they want and what they'll actually order.