Convenience and speed of service are key needs when it comes to lunch. However, today's consumers are also calling for higher-quality fare (80 percent, up from 70 percent in 2011) and unique and innovative lunch items.
The FDA in February sent a letter to Rockland-based Linda Bean's citing the firm for "significant violations" in the way it processed seafood. As one of Maine's largest lobster processors, the company is now under investigation by the federal agency.
The merging of Tim Hortons with Burger King is drawing a lot of flak over plans to shift its legal address to a foreign country. The transaction is called a corporate inversion, a maneuver that is becoming popular among companies lokoing to lower their tax bills.
Urbanspoon, a restaurant discovery app that aggregates reviews from professional critics and bloggers, released the top 10 signs of the food obsessed super fan. This list highlights common activities of super foodies.
Spirits maker Brown-Forman Corp. said its first-quarter net income rose 5 percent thanks to its flagship brand, Jack Daniel's. While other brands, such as Southern Comfort and Finlandia, experienced slowed performance, the Jack Daniel's brand grew.
Victoria Fine Foods is launching a multimillion dollar campaign comparing its ingredients to other leading pasta sauce brands. Their main question? "Have you ever really looked to see what's in your pasta sauce?"
Beer serves America: For every one job at a brewery or beer importer, there are 45 jobs created in supplier industries and in local communities across the country.
French brand Mallie is spreading the mustard love across America with its Mallie Mustard Mobile National Tasting Tour. This eye-catching mustard-bar-on-wheels will tour the West Coast for three weeks and then head to the Midwest.
A study published by the Institute of Food Technologists evaluated the pizza baking performance of different cheeses in conjunction with a new quantifiable evaluation technique to see how their composition and functional differences affected browning and blistering.
The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service says a Southern California food firm has recalled nearly 93,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam's Club stores over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
A report by Packaged Facts shows that there are wide differences in the food preferences of various national groups of Hispanic food shoppers. Most, however, reflect local U.S. eating habits.
From the LA Cycle Taco Tour to the Yummy Walks Seafood and Chowda Tour in Boston, foodies of varying preferences can enjoy a new way to explore the city. Take one of these tours selected by the travel experts at The GO Group and eat your way through town.
Never heard of The Coca-Cola Collectors Club? Founded in 1974, the nonprofit organization is devoted to members around the world who collect Coca-Cola memorabilia.
The Institute of Food Technologists FutureFood 2050 initiative talks with an oceanographer, a chef, a biochemist, an advocate and an entrepreneur about new and innovative ways to address the global challenge of feeding the world healthfully with limited resources.
With tailgating season not far ahead, many people are firing up the grill to make some barbecued food. With only one goal in mind, most consumers aren't thinking about the science behind the barbecue. An IFT spokesperson provides some insight.
Visitors often flock to Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York for some homemade chicken wings. But, these aren't just any wings. This is the home of the original Buffalo chicken wings. The dish was developed in 1964, and 50 years later the Main Street eatery remains a must-see.
New York has seen an overall uptick in the number of alcohol producers in the state, as more and more consumers turn to locally produced beer, wine and spirits. In 2011, the state was home to five hard cider-makers. Now, it boats 29.
Customers are voicing their discontent with the 60-year-old hamburger chain because of its plans to relocate its headquarters from Miami to Canada in a deal that could lower its taxes. Burger King's Facebook page was littered with negative comments about the potential deal.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren ruled Monday in favor of four seed companies seeking to stop Kauai's new law from going into effect. The companies argued the local ordinance is invalid and unfairly targets their industry.
The Vault coffee shop in North Dakota operates a little differently than most businesses. The small-town shop utilizes the honor system. This unusual setup has given customers a sense of ownership and has brought in 15 percent more money than the asking price.