Monday, September 17, 2007

Fast-food contracts questioned
By KATHRYN MAY CanWest News Service
17 Sep 2007

OTTAWA — Such fast-food outlets as Tim Hortons, Pizza Pizza and Subway are quietly popping up on military bases across the country in sole-source deals that “hand them a captive market,” says the Union of National Defence Employees. It wants to... read more...

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Pizza on the grill: Do it fast or take time to make dough
By Cathy Thomas
Charlotte Observer
22 Aug 2007

They don’t look especially inviting. Stashed next to the cheese in Trader Joe’s refrigerated deli case, the satchels of pizza dough look like bags of putty. But pretty is as pretty does. What they lack in glamour, they make up for in convenience. For... read more...

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

PepsiCo has enough fizz to pop without the sweetness of Nestlé

The Wall Street Journal Europe
23 Jul 2007

IS PEPSICO SEEKING a new challenge? The U.S. beverage and snack company is one of the most dependable performers on Wall Street. Yet this spring, the company considered a merger with Nestlé, its larger Swiss rival, in a deal that would have created a... read more...

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

McDonald’s aims to save energy
By Rebecca Smith And Janet Adamy
The Wall Street Journal Europe
10 Jul 2007

IN A MOVE to squeeze waste out of its energy use, McDonald’s Corp. today will announce an effort to use a networking system in its restaurants to more efficiently monitor and control everything from fryers, grills and milk-shake machines to air... read more...

Monday, July 02, 2007

McDonald’s Europe makeover a hit

Gulf News
30 Jun 2007

In this German hamlet 15 miles south of Munich, McDonald’s is conducting an experiment that counters the fast-food, drive-through image of the world’s biggest restaurant company. The McDonald’s restaurant here has a fireplace, leather sofas, wooden... read more...

Monday, June 18, 2007

Jessica HESLAM —
Boston Herald
17 Jun 2007

Deep-fried chicken f ingers. Creamy macaroni and cheese. Thick pan pizza. Hamburgers. Hot dogs. Rich grilled cheese. Crispy french fries. Sundaes. All of it washed down with a soda. Hangover food? A recipe for a heart attack? morbidly obese man’s... read more...

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Fast-food lovers have a lot on their plates
The Straits Times
04 Jun 2007

MCDONALD’S has Chicken Fan-tastic burger. Delifrance offers otah feuillete. Pizza Hut whips up a black pepper chicken pizza and KFC tosses a tasty oriental chicken salad. They try hard to cook up a storm with new tastes as competition hots up in the... read more...

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