McDonald’s USA launches Happy Meal Books promotion to celebrate the joy of reading

Between 2013-2016, McDonald’s USA distributed 54M books to kids with plans to distribute 20M more books during the upcoming promotion OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of National Literacy Month in September, McDonald’s USA (NYSE: MCD)  is inviting families to celebrate the joy of reading with the launch of the latest Happy […]

7‑Eleven® Bring Your Own Cup (BYOC) Day is back, Aug. 18 and 19

IRVING, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dust off your sand buckets, punchbowls, beach cups or other unique containers. The highly anticipated Bring Your Own Cup (BYOC) Day is back at participating 7‑Eleven®stores Aug. 18 and 19, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. each day. On BYOC, Slurpee® fans can fill a cup, or container that […]

Premiala Receives 200 Product Reviews On Its Meat Injector in Canada at 100% Positive Rating

How to use the Premiala Meat Injector LONDON, United Kingdom, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Premiala BBQ and Kitchenware today announced the posting of the 200th Amazon product review on its stainless steel meat injector kit. Significantly, while it has more than double the reviews as its nearest competitors (and thus more than twice […]

Taco Bell unveils new breakfast offering – the Naked Egg Taco

Taco Bell unveils new breakfast offering – the Naked Egg Taco   Taco shell made of a fried egg, stuffed full of beloved morning flavors reinvents the breakfast taco experience Irvine, Calif., 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — No stranger to shell innovation, Taco Bell today (August 15, 2017) revealed its latest game-changing breakfast offering […]

BRC and the Food and Drink Federation call on suppliers from food and drink industry to help identify sugar alternatives to improve public health

London, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailers and manufacturers are calling on suppliers from across the food and drink industry to help identify sugar alternatives in a bid to improve public health by reducing the amount of sugars in food and drink products. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and the Food and Drink Federation […]

Dunkin’ Donuts announces return of classic pumpkin coffees and baked goods along with new maple-flavored menu this autumn

Dunkin’ Donuts announces return of classic pumpkin coffees and baked goods along with new maple-flavored menu this autumn   Classic Pumpkin coffees and baked goods returning on August 28, along with new Maple Pecan coffees, Maple Sugar Bacon Breakfast Sandwich, Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread and Festive Fall Donut CANTON, MA, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ […]

USDA offers food safety this busy fall season

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the busy fall season, whether you’re preparing a packed lunch for your child, a weeknight dinner for the family, or a tailgate feast for the whole crew, make sure you prevent foodborne illness by following USDA’s four steps to food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill. Clean: […]

Schnucks: Madhava Natural Sweeteners issues allergy alert on MMM… Chocolate Chip Cookies Mix that may contain undeclared milk

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Madhava Natural Sweeteners has issued an allergy alert on MMM… Chocolate Chip Cookies Mix because it may contain undeclared milk. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Schnucks customers are […]

Coop bietet die ersten Insekten-Burger von Essento an

Coop bietet die ersten Insekten-Burger von Essento an   BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Burger und Balls mit Mehlwürmern als genussvolle Zutaten: Diese zwei vom Start-up Essento entwickelten und hergestellten Produkte sind ab dem 21. August zunächst in wenigen ausgewählten Coop-Supermärkten sowie bei Coop@home erhältlich. Coop weitet das Angebot bis Ende Jahr Schritt […]

SSP appoints Dr. Oliver Doerschuck as CEO of DACH & FRABEL regions

SSP appoints Dr. Oliver Doerschuck as CEO of DACH & FRABEL regions   London, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has appointed Dr. Oliver Doerschuck as CEO of DACH & FRABEL. Doerschuck (43) was previously CCO of TUI Deutschland and responsible for […]

Tesco to extend range of prepared vegetable, fruit and salad dishes

Tesco to extend range of prepared vegetable, fruit and salad dishes   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — It was traditionally the supermarket aisle where shoppers purely bought their fruit and vegetables. But now major changes in the produce area are having a profound effect on not only shopping habits but also the […]

Price Rite teams up with Feed the Children and The Salvation Army to distribute food and essentials to Hyde Park-area families in need

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives from Feed the Children, Price Rite and The Salvation Army came together last month at the Price Rite in Hyde Park to help deliver food and other items to 800 area families. Price Rite Supermarkets partnered with Feed the Children, Nabisco and Red Bull, with support […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill appoints Laurie Schalow as chief communications officer

Schalow brings more than 20 years of integrated communications experience to Chipotle executive team DENVER, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) has hired Laurie Schalow as chief communications officer, a newly created position that will oversee all facets of Chipotle’s internal and external communications functions. Schalow comes to Chipotle from YUM! Brands where she held […]

Solar eclipse sunglasses approved for viewing by the American Astronomical Society available at 7‑Eleven®

Solar eclipse sunglasses approved for viewing by the American Astronomical Society available at 7‑Eleven®   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sun-worshippers not wanting to be left in the dark when the “Great American Eclipse” crosses the U.S. can hit 7‑Eleven® stores for special – and safe – sunglasses to view the Aug. 21 phenomenon. Available in […]

Chick-fil-A® launches its first breakfast bowl — the new Hash Brown Scramble

Chick-fil-A® launches its first breakfast bowl — the new Hash Brown Scramble   Hash Brown Scramble now available nationwide as breakfast bowl or burrito ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bowl lovers can rejoice as Chick-fil-A® today launches the new Hash Brown Scramble, the first breakfast bowl for the national quick-service restaurant company. Joining […]

Luvo Inc. (USA) recalls poultry products mislabeled as Chicken Chile Verde but contain Turkey Meatloaf

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Luvo Inc. (USA), a Blaine, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,805 pounds of poultry products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Aug. 12, 2017). The products are mislabeled as Chicken Chile Verde that contain milk and soy, but […]

SSP America to open Deschutes Brewery and Hopworks Urban Brewery to Portland International Airport

Local Deschutes Brewery and Hopworks Urban Brewery Partner with SSP America London, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has been awarded by the Port of Portland Commission two new contracts to bring renowned local craft brewers, […]

Schnucks Bakery issues an allergy alert on German Chocolate Cakes labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow” due to undeclared pecans

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnucks Bakery, a St. Louis, Mo. establishment, is issuing an allergy alert on 13 German Chocolate Cakes labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow” that contain pecans that are not listed on the ingredient label. Those with an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans […]

Sonic Corp. appoints Jose A. Dueñas as EVP and chief brand officer

Sonic Corp. appoints Jose A. Dueñas as EVP and chief brand officer   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today (Aug 9, 2017) announced the appointment of Jose A. Dueñas as executive vice president and chief brand officer. Dueñas will be responsible for the end-to-end […]

US Foods Q2 2017 financial results: Net sales increased 6.1% to $6.2 billion

ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD), one of the largest foodservice distributors in the United States, today (August 09, 2017) announced results for the second quarter and first six months of fiscal 2017. Second Quarter Highlights Total case volume increased 3.6%; independent restaurant case volume increased 4.7%. Net sales […]

Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed® Doughnuts will be eclipsed by chocolate glaze to coincide with the solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed® Doughnuts will be eclipsed by a mouth-watering chocolate glaze to coincide with the solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21 at participating U.S. shops. Guests also can get an early taste of this limited-time doughnut during evening Hot Light™ hours Saturday and […]

Del Taco Restaurants appoints M. Barry Westrum as Chief Marketing Officer

Lake Forest, CA, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (“Del Taco” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: TACO), the second largest Mexican-American QSR chain by units in the United States, operating restaurants under the name Del Taco, today (August 9, 2017) announced M. Barry Westrum will join the Company as Chief Marketing Officer. […]

Baskin-Robbins celebrates first year anniversary of its App

Baskin-Robbins celebrates first year anniversary of its App   CANTON, MA, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — This month, Baskin-Robbins is celebrating its one year App Anniversary! Just one year ago, we launched the Baskin-Robbins Mobile App for iOS and Android. To celebrate, we wanted to give Baskin-Robbins guests the inside scoop on our mobile app. Upon […]

USDA FSIS: Kenosha Beef International recalls beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

USDA FSIS: Kenosha Beef International recalls beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen   WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kenosha Beef International, LTD., a Kenosha, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,960 pounds of beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety […]

Colruyt Group: the eggs on our shelves are safe

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Our customers’ safety and health is our first and most important priority. Colruyt Group is closely monitoring the situation with regards to the current Fipronil contamination in the eggs. We continue asking our suppliers for supplementary analyses, as an extra control on top of the analyses that […]

SSP embarks on a £2.5 million expansion at Belfast International Airport

SSP embarks on a £2.5 million expansion at Belfast International Airport   London, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, is embarking on a £2.5 million expansion at Belfast International Airport which will lead to up to seventy new full and part-time jobs. […]

SNAC International announced as pavilion partner for the 2018 NGA Show

Trade association representing international snack industry to showcase 600 square foot pavilion of snack manufacturers and marketers ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association, the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, today (August 8, 2017) announced SNAC International, the trade association representing the snack industry, will be a pavilion partner for […]

Delivery Hero Group sells operations in Georgia to Menu Group (UK) Limited

Berlin, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”), the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, announced today (8 August 2017) that it has sold its operations in Georgia to Menu Group (UK) Limited. Delivery Hero continues to focus on markets with clear leadership positions and the announcement today follows […]

USDA FSIS: Good Food Concepts, LLC. recalls beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O26

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Good Food Concepts, LLC., a Colorado Springs, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,290 pounds of raw intact and non-intact beef because the products may be contaminated with E. coli O26, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Aug. 7, 2017). The raw intact and […]