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U.S. Foodservice Touts Safe, Temperature-Controlled Trucks

ROSEMONT, IL (September 23, 2011 – Marketwire)—On the heels of the NBC Today Show report on “hot trucks” delivering unsafe, unrefrigerated...

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Building a local presence on Facebook

Attendees learned that there are three steps to building and promoting a local presence for your brand on Facebook:.

Imagine if the course of food trends was reversed and home kitchens suddenly became the source of the best and most interesting culinary ideas. In that alternate reality, restaurants would be the followers, not the innovators, hoping to catch up with customers who were routinely more inventive and advanced.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 1, 2013)—Food distributor Sysco recently completed a project to upgrade their existing lighting systems to reduce electricity...

When cooking for customers who have food allergies or are gluten-sensitive, you need to be especially aware of how you store ingredients and the prep techniques you use.

Consumers soon will be able to check wait times at restaurants and add themselves to the list before ever walking through the door.

The chain is adding wireless battery-restoring “mats” to stores.

From apps to tabletop tablets to self-ordering kiosks, the switch to consumer-facing technology is putting more tasks—and power—in the hands of the consumer.

Taco Bell will power down its social media to introduce a new app with pre-ordering and payment capabilities, while Outback Steakhouse will lift the napkin off a new remote wait-listing service that gives real wait times for a table.

Developments ranging from gas-station surprises to signs of cyber fears show how complex the business is becoming.

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