Ronnoco Beverage Solutions acquires dispensed beverage provider Trident Beverage

USA – Ronnoco Beverage Solutions, a leading beverage solutions provider for convenience store, foodservice, hospitality and office categories, has acquired Trident Beverage, for an undisclosed sum. Established in 2004, Houston-based Trident Beverage is a dispensed […]

Dunkin’ Brands appoints three vice presidents to its international team

USA – Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins, has appointed three vice presidents to its international team. The quick service restaurants franchisor has promoted Rini Ernawati to Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific […]

Pizza Hut, KFC restaurants expand presence in Tanzania

TANZANIA – Dough Works limited, the franchise owner of Pizza Hut restaurants in Tanzania has opened its eighth outlet in the country at Mikocheni Plaza in Dar es Salaam. This comes barely a month after […]

Yogurtland moves into the plant-based category, partners with Bear Naked Granola

USA – Frozen yogurt brand, Yogurtland has launch of the brand’s first ever 100% vegan, plant-based chocolate flavor: Salted Chocolate Souffle, which will be available across the US. The brand has also announced a partnership […]

Burger King India to raise US$56.6m in IPO to accelerate expansion

INDIA – Burger King India has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) that could to raise up to INR4 billion (US$56.6 million) as the fast food chain seeks to accelerate its expansion in the […]

McDonald’s appoints Chris Kempczinski as new president and CEO

USA – American fast-food giant, McDonald’s has appointed Chris Kempczinski as the new president and chief executive officer of the company. Chris Kempczinski, who headed McDonald’s USA will take up his new position as the […]

Jubilant FoodWorks to invest US$35.2m in expanding its operations in India

INDIA – Jubilant FoodWorks, operator of Domino’s Pizza and Dunkin’ Donuts in India plans to invest upto US$35.2 million (Rs 250 crore) to set up over 120 stores in both existing and new markets this […]

Maple Leaf doubles distribution of meat alternatives products in the US

USA – Greenleaf Foods SPC, a subsidiary of Maple Leaf Foods has announced a retail  expansion of its plant-based meat alternatives line into more than 12,000 retail locations nationwide. Greenleaf Foods, which is also the […]

McDonald’s to acquire AI firm Apprente to expand its tech capabilities

USA – McDonald’s has secured an agreement to acquire California based tech firm Apprente, to enable the company expand its tech capabilities in the growing fast-food sector. Apprente develops voiced-based conversational technology powered by artificial […]

Uber Eats to pull out of South Korea amid tough competition

SOUTH KOREA – Uber Eats will be terminating its restaurant delivery business service in South Korea and exiting the market. The move comes as the food delivery platform continues to face intense competition in the […]