Burger King’s Australian affiliate, Hungry Jack’s, matched rival McDonald’s decision to add calorie information on menu boards and then raised the ante. By the end of October, Hungry Jack’s will offer a raw-veggie side-dish option.
HJ’s Salad Stix cup will contain sliced broccoli, carrot, celery and bell pepper with the option of hummus dip alongside [...]
The arrivals of Dave’s Hot ‘n Juicy Cheeseburgers from Wendy’s and new Steakhouse burgers from Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. are likely to be brief respites from the steady string of chicken introductions that preceded them. For example, Wendy’s previously announced it plans to launch an upgraded line of “Gold” chicken sandwiches—including the Bruschetta Chicken sandwich— [...]
The NPD Group says the restaurant industry’s road to recovery developed a pothole in the second quarter, with customer traffic declining 0.4% during the April-May-June quarter. This was the first drop in traffic in a year, according to NPD data.
Could that be in part because operators boosted menu prices to cover commodity-cost increases? The [...]