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Farmers Launches New Food Truck Insurance Policy

Farmers Insurance, one of the nation’s largest multiline insurer groups, has announced the launch of a food truck policy, marking the company’s first foray into the growing food truck insurance marketplace. Through its new offering, Farmers has begun to offer licensed food truck owners a single...

Yogurtland Hires New Executive Team Members

Yogurtland, a leader in self-serve frozen yogurt, has announced the addition of two new executive team members to strengthen the company’s franchising, operations, and marketing departments. Joining Yogurtland are John Wayne Carlson, who has been named vice president of development, and Chad Bailey, who serves...

Peet’s Unveils Line of Ready-To-Drink Cold Brews

Peet’s Coffee has unveiled its new ready-to-drink (RTD) line with Baridi Black, Coffee au Lait, and Dark Chocolate. The new line features high-quality ingredients, including Peet’s freshly-roasted beans that are cold brewed to the same standard used in its cafés. Peet’s Cold Brew will ship starting July...

Culver’s VIP Foundation Awards $475k+ in Scholarships

Culver's VIP Foundation's Scholarship Program has awarded nearly $478,000 to further the education of 220 team members nationwide in 2016.

"Our commitment to our team members begins at the restaurant level where we teach them responsibility, leadership, and teamwork skills," says Lea Culver, executive director of...

HMSHost Debuts Empire Roadside BBQ Food Truck

In time for the summer travel rush, global restaurateur HMSHost has introduced a new food truck to serve motorists and families road-tripping on the motorways. Empire Roadside BBQ is located at the New York State Thruway’s New Baltimore Travel Plaza at milepost 127 northbound and southbound.

Given...

Starbucks Reports Fiscal Third Quarter Growth

Starbucks Corporation reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal third quarter and 39-week fiscal year to date ended June 26, 2016. Fiscal 2016 and fiscal 2015 GAAP results include items which are excluded from non-GAAP results.

Q3 Fiscal 2016 Highlights:

• Global comparable store sales increased 4...

Kneaders Opens 50th Store in Western U.S.

Kneaders Bakery & Café has opened its 50th store in Phoenix. Kneaders is dedicated to the communities it serves, and this community support has helped drive the company's growth plans over the last 19 years.

The Phoenix store marks the 16th in Arizona and the 50th in the...

Is a Bigger Menu Better? This L.A. Fast Casual Thinks So

Many a fast casual has been catapulted to success by doing one (or two) things really well. For Chipotle it was build-your-own burritos; Shake Shack perfected the nostalgic burger-shake combo; and sweetgreen cornered salads.

But Southern California concept The Stand is casting a wider net. Instead...