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Wendy’s plans to use more sustainably sourced beef

The company is working with Progressive Beef to improve the sustainability of its supply chain.

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Putting a price tag on food waste

Tossing out food not only is bad for the planet, it’s also bad for business.

The burger chain said it is committing $5 million to a partnership to develop a recyclable or compostable cup.

These gems were among the words of wisdom served up at the first-time event for emerging chains.

The company is switching to paper in the U.K. and Ireland and will look at alternatives to plastic straws in other countries.

Earlier this year, it was reported that McDonald’s was encouraging its franchisees to train workers to be less rude to customers. But several operators we spoke to feel that hiring the right kind of people from the start is the best way to ensure your staff has the gift of customer service.

A Fortune Magazine survey has ranked Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, AR, "America's Most Admired Company" in the food production industry.The survey pinpoints...

LANCASTER, TX (September 14, 2010)—United Natural Foods Inc., a leading national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and relatedproducts,...

When even the smallest profit increases are major victories for restaurateurs, neglecting to examine fixed costs such as trash removal is like throwing away money, says Dean Corbett, owner of Corbett’s: An American Place and two other Louisville, Ky., restaurants.

Two new studies are calling for the disclosure of nutritional information on restaurant menus and a curb on food advertising aimed at children as partial but important ways to combat juvenile obesity.

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