McDonald's Corp. announced Friday that Mike Andreas will replace Jeff Stratton as the restaurant's US president. Since Stratton came on board in 2012, McDonald’s has posted a series of disappointing earnings reports.
Taco Bell has opened U.S. Taco Co. in California, in an effort to cater to a clientele that wouldn't normally set foot in a fast food restaurant. The new restaurant features sophisticated tacos and ingredients not typically associated with the Taco Bell brand.
Fair Food Network, a nonprofit based in Michigan, is trying to promote local agriculture through its program called Double Up Food Bucks. Fair Food Network's president, Oran B. Hesterman, explains how the program works.
Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks, found in a recent report that 49 million Americans face limited or uncertain access to adequate food. The food assistance programs that combat food insecurity have two goals: providing immediate hunger relief and raising awareness to engage the country to fight hunger.
McDonald's announced today that it will enter the $11-billion-plus retail coffee market early next year. The world's largest burger chain is partnering with Kraft to roll out McDonald's McCafé-brand coffee in ground, whole-bean, and single-cup forms in grocery stores across the US.
Navigating the grocery store aisles isn’t always easy, especially if eaters want environmentally sustainable, and socially conscious options. Thankfully, there are some great apps that can improve grocery shopping and help consumers make better choices.
The total number of US restaurants stood at 635,494 in its Spring 2014 count. That’s flat compared with the 633,043 count for Fall 2013 and shows growth of just 0.8 percent since the Spring 2013 census.
Raising eggs, meat, and dairy on an industrial scale tends to be very resource-intensive. However, livestock are integral to the nutritional well-being and livelihood of millions of people around the world.
Wendy's, Jack in the Box, and Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard all reported strong performances last quarter. Good Times reported sales increasing by 12.5 percent during last quarter, while Wendy's reported a 3.9 percent increase.
McDonald's in Australia will introduce two entrées that were created by customers via social media later this month. Will McDonald's marketing move help boost sales?
The bake sale is a time-honored fundraising tradition in US schools, but school bake sales in several states are required to follow federal nutrition guidelines. Should schools be worried about fundraising, or will students find other ways around the so-called 'bake sale laws'?
More and more sustainable food startups have been popping up as the sustainable food sector grows. One company, AccelFoods, has been providing financial investment and mentoring to help these food startups grow.
In the United Kingdom, eating out rose 4 percent since last year. However, the average amount spent dining out has dipped, and the UK's dining out figure is below pre-recession level.
McDonald's can be held liable for wage and labor violations by its franchisees, according to a ruling Tuesday by the National Labor Relations Board. The decision could mean more leverage for fast-food workers, but not before McDonald's and the rest of the restaurant industry fight to have it reversed.
McDonald's couldn't find success with its Jalapeňo Kicker line of spicy burgers, but now McDonald's is rolling out a smaller $2 burger. What does that mean for McDonald's attempt to attract wealthier customers?
McDonald's Japan will begin selling Tofu Shinjo Nuggets Wednesday in the company's Japanese locations. The tofu nuggets release could be a welcome bright spot for McDonald's Japan as it deals with poor sales and the fallout from a scandal involving one of its major Chinese meat suppliers.
Red Lobster's food is being plated differently to mimic more upscale restaurants' styles and cater to clients who 'are not going to go a Chipotle for their anniversary,' according to the chain's new CEO. On Monday, Darden Restaurants closed its sale of Red Lobster to Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion.