Wheat, cheese prices jump as gas falls

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Pizza shares, wheat, cheese on the rise

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Latest China supply crisis hits Yum! Brands stock hard

An abundance in refinery production is keeping gas prices in check.

Gas prices drop for 24th straight day despite geopolitical tensions

Wheat is down more than 40 cents in two weeks.

Wheat prices fall 32 cents in a week

Gas prices continue to drop from Independence Day spike.

Cheese remains below $2 for second week in a row

After hitting 6-year highs, gas prices tumble in a week.

Gas prices hit 6-year highs over holiday weekend

Public pizza company stocks ride the positive jobs report.

Wheat prices remain solidly below $7

Pizza Hut parent company hits another fresh 52-week high last week.

All eyes on Iraq as gas prices rise

Yum! Brands reach a fresh 52-week high on Friday.

Cheese prices rise sharply week over week

Gas prices inch higher as summer approaches.

Wheat prices fall below $7 mark

Cheese prices rise sharply to close out last week.

Wheat down nearly 80 cents from last month

Gas prices inch up as pumps start switching to summer blends.

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NEWS


Papa Murphy's extends Pepsi contract

Papa Murphy's today announced it has signed a multiyear agreement with PepsiCo to renew their 16-plus-year partnership. Under the new deal, PepsiCo will remain the exclusive non-alcoholic beverage provider and offer brands such as Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Mug Root Beer...

Papa Murphy’s named a top digital marketing brand

Papa Murphy’s has been named as the No. 2 top digital marketer in the U.S.

Papa Murphy’s partnership supports Seattle area pediatric patients

Papa Murphy’s has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to fund 24 Starlight Tablets for eight Seattle-area hospitals. According to a news release, Papa Murphy’s support to the Starlight Children’s Foundation will benefit an estimated 12,000 pediatric patients...

Papa Murphy’s scores high for guests’ ‘intent to return’

Market Research firm Technomic has released new data examining restaurant guests’ intent to return and their reasons for doing so, which vary by generation, according to the research. The research reveals that more consumers report they will return in the...

Papa Murphy’s releases first public quarterly results

Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc. announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, its first earnings report since going public earlier this month. Highlights for Q1 2014 compared to Q1 2013 include: Total revenues were $25.1 million compared to...

Papa Murphy's IPO priced at $11 per share

Papa Murphy's Holdings has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,833,333 shares of common stock at $11.00 per share. According to a news release, all of the shares in the offering are being offered by Papa Murphy's,...

Papa Murphy's plans $70M IPO

Papa Murphy's laid out terms for its initial public offering this week and plans to raise $70 million through about 5.8 million shares valued at $11 to $13 each.

Franchisees sue Papa Murphy's over excessive marketing fees

More than 20 franchisees within the Papa Murphy's system are suing the parent company, claiming they were misled about demand for the brand in their region, and alleging that the company's fees are "excessive." According to Forbes, the franchisees who are suing collectively own more than 60 stores.

Papa Murphy's applies for NASDAQ listing under 'FRSH'

Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. According to a news release, the number...

Papa Murphy's jumps into pan pizza space

Papa Murphy's has introduced a new bake-at-home Fresh Pan Pizza, featuring a thicker, buttery crust, according to a news release. "We know that one of the biggest challenges faced by families is getting a fresh made, high quality home-cooked dinner...

Papa Murphy's appoints Outback Steakhouse exec as CFO

Papa Murphy's International has named Mark Hutchens as its new chief financial officer, effective immediately. According to a news release, Hutchens brings nearly 25 years of financial leadership experience, with an extensive history in the restaurant and retail sector. Most...

Papa Murphy's teams with CBS EcoMedia to help Sacramento hospitals

Papa Murphy's has partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. to sponsor two WellnessAd advertising programs with the Starlight Children's Foundation for four Sacramento, Calif.-area hospitals: Shriners Hospitals for Children–Northern California, Sutter Medical Center, St.

Papa Murphy's marks 1,400-unit milestone

Papa Murphy's this week announced its 1,400th location opening and first CREATE store in the Phoenix market. Since introducing the CREATE store concept in September, Papa Murphy's has opened two of the new store design locations in Austin, Texas. The...

Papa Murphy's taps into busy Halloween with Jack-o-Lantern LTO

Papa Murphy's has brought back its Jack-o-Lantern Pizza for Halloween, typically one of the busiest days of the year for the company. The Jack-o-Lantern Pizza includes dough made from scratch and is topped with with cheese and pepperoni slices arranged to resemble a Jack-o-Lantern's face. It takes 12 to 18 minutes to bake in customers' home ovens.

Papa Murphy's text campaign yields 174-percent increase in business

A Papa Murphy's operator in Reno, Nev., reports that a recent mobile text messaging marketing campaign resulted in a 174-percent increase in normal business. The targeted offer, created by SMS Masterminds' affiliate MyNNV.com, brought in an extra 2 percent of...

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