Wixon introduces Mag-nifique Sour-Lift

Flavor modifier enhances the perception of sourness without adding acid.

FEATURES


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.

Freshii CEO: Why I called out McDonald’s

Freshii CEO Matthew Corrin explains why he thinks McDonald's would find success by partnering with his brand.

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.

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...

The wait is over: FDA issues final menu labeling regulations

The FDA's 395-page document includes menu labeling by the slice, not the whole pizza, a ruling applauded by the restaurant industry.

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.

Capitalizing on new school nutrition policies

New nutritional policies offer a great opportunity for restaurants to partner with schools to deliver healthy menu options for students.

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NEWS


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.

Flavor, adventure, more healthful ingredients drive sandwich trends

Few foods reign as ubiquitously on restaurant menus in the U.S. as the almighty sandwich.

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.

Wayback Burgers debuts high-protein milkshakes with crickets?

Wayback Burgers is adding two new high protein milkshakes to its menu, the Oreo Mud Pie Cricket Protein Milkshake and the Jerky Milkshake.

McDonald’s offering consumers healthier choices

McDonald's has made a global commitment to increase customers' access to fruit and vegetables.

Restaurant chains pledge reduction in antibiotics to Obama admin

Critics argue that antibiotics are still a problem in agriculture.

Taco Bell cutting artificial ingredients in 2015

Taco Bell announced the chain is cutting artificial flavors from most menu items.

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.

Dunkin' Brands details sustainability efforts in latest report

The report outlines Dunkin' Brands' commitment to sustainability efforts to meet the needs of its franchisees, employees and guests.

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.

McDonald's Buenos Aires franchisee amends antibiotics policy

Buenos Aires-based Arcos Dorados a McDonald’s franchisee with restaurants in 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries, announced its continued commitment to the responsible use of antibiotics in food animals including measures to limit their use.

McDonald's USA announces new antibiotics policy and menu sourcing initiatives

McDonald's USA today announced new menu sourcing initiatives including only sourcing chicken raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine.

On the Menu: Healthy hot dogs, seafood for Lent

This week hot dogs go healthy and everyone takes a dive into seafood.

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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.