Egg shortage cutting into restaurant profits, menu items

...week," Wave land Cafe owner David "Stoney" Stone said.It's not just independent restaurants being affected. Restaurant chains, which typically have set-price contracts for food supplies, have seen those deals rescinded."Our contracts...

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...are part of a corporate plot to monopolize the food system.Their fearmongering has infected corporate America ? restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill recently announced it would remove all GMOs from its menus.How disappointing.The Fortune...

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

...companies are nevertheless rushing to ensure their recipes don't become marketing disadvantages. In recent months, restaurant chains including Panera, McDonald's and Subway have said they're switching to ingredients people can easily recognize...

Uber's popularity surges; business travelers avoiding taxis

...cities, Uber now tops taxi rides for business travelers."While we often see noteworthy market shifts ? leading restaurant chains and hotels exchanging leadership positions, for example ? it is unprecedented to see one vendor grow to take such...

Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles

...McDonald's worldwide recognition. The Golden Arches will need to put them to good use to remain the world's largest restaurant chain.Here are six reasons why McDonald's is nowhere close to death's door for now. MASSIVE REACHMcDonald's has...

Of Mutual Interest: Will shrinking earnings halt the stock market's run?

...more likely it is that consumers will change their habits. That should boost consumer-oriented companies, like restaurant chains and retailers, says Susan Bao, a portfolio manager who co-manages JPMorgan Asset Management's U.S. Large...

Dine & Dish: Pay attention because the menu options have changed

...chicken tenders, salads, sandwiches, sauces and milkshakes. And, sorry ladies, but in West Augusta, national restaurant chain Twin Peaks caters to the men with its sporting lodge atmosphere and smiling "Twin Peaks Girls."

FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

...network for use in small-scale test markets.ConAgra, a major French fry and potato supplier through Lamb Weston to restaurant chains, said it won't use the potatoes."All Lamb Weston frozen potato products are made with non-GMO potatoes...

'Breastaurant' business is booming, rapidly growing for Twin Peaks and other male-oriented restaurants

...Twin Peaks slogan is simple and to the point.The restaurant chain, which recently opened a location in Augusta Exchange...firm Technomic.While the country's 500 largest restaurant chains saw growth paces slow from 4.9 percent in 2012...

McDonald's faces employee lawsuit over franchisee behavior

...000 U.S. restaurants, and the case reflects a growing point of contention for the Oak Brook, Illinois-based restaurant chain.The lawsuit comes a month after the National Labor Relations Board designated McDonald's Corp. as a "joint-employer...