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Spike Mendelsohn Joins Feeding the 5000 in D.C.

Feedback, DC Central Kitchen, and Chef Spike Mendelsohn, along with a coalition of partners, will host a Feeding the 5000 event in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, May 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Woodrow Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Regan Building and International Trade Center.

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Smoothie Factory ‘Goes for Gold’ with Gold’s Gym

Smoothie Factory is going for “Gold” in 2016. Leading retailers of real fruit smoothies, fresh cold-squeezed juices, nutritional products, and next-level fitness, Smoothie Factory and Gold’s Gym, both Dallas-based companies, have entered into an agreement to test several locations inside select Gold’s Gym locations. 

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Eating Behaviors Go Far Beyond Generational Forces

Turns out that not all Millennials, Boomers, Gen Xs, and Zs are created equal when it comes to eating behaviors, finds The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Age, ethnicity, life stage, and values also influence current and future eating behaviors, based on a...

Former SweetFrog Exec Returns to Manage Franchising

SweetFrog Enterprises, named by The Daily Meal as America’s Best Frozen Yogurt, appointed Casey Cooley as manager of franchise development.

Cooley, who spent the past year as general manager of Sports Reality Performance Training, had previously been with sweetFrog from 2012–15 in franchise sales and as...

Buona Celebrates National Beef Month

May is National Beef Month and Buona, The Original Italian Beef, is celebrating with its second annual National Beef Day. Meat lovers can celebrate with Buona's Italian sandwiches—ordered in classic Chicago style—with hot giardiniera or sweet peppers, and just the right amount of gravy—a little...

Consumers Take Stress with More Than a Grain of Salt

As the popularity of snacking continues to climb, salty snacks are becoming the new comfort food for U.S. consumers. The latest research from Mintel reveals that three in five (62 percent) consumers are eating salty snacks as a stress reliever, compared to 16 percent of...