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Ground Rules

Three guidelines for building better burgers.

The hamburger, it’s fair to say, is the sine qua non of the fast-food universe. Had the likes of White Castle, McDonald’s, Burger King, Carl’s Jr., and Jack in the Box not tapped into a distinctly American taste for ground...

The Acrelec Group Acquires HyperActive Technologies

The Acrelec Group, a provider of customer experience technology and digital transformation solutions for the foodservice and retail industries, acquired Pittsburgh-based HyperActive Technologies, a U.S. supplier of outdoor restaurant technology.

“Acrelec’s acquisition of HyperActive Technologies advances our mission of revolutionizing the way restaurant and retail brands...

What Inspired Grindhouse Killer Burgers’ Apache-Style Burger

“The green chile cheeseburger is something that in the Southwest—out in New Mexico and even in Texas, Oklahoma, and California—is all the rage. Nobody in Atlanta was serving a Hatch chile cheeseburger.

“That’s really the main ingredient. It’s not a really cheffy burger. Most of the...

Starbucks Partners with Anheuser-Busch on Ready-to-Drink Tea

Anheuser-Busch and Starbucks announced that they are working together to produce, bottle, distribute, and market the first Teavana Ready-to-Drink (RTD) tea in the U.S., with an anticipated product launch in the first half of 2017. 

Premium RTD tea is the fastest-growing segment in the RTD tea...