Burger King’s Chicken Sandwich Marks Shift Away from Promoti...
Branding - Dining

When Burger King launched the Ch’King nationwide earlier in June, it wasn’t just releasing a new chicken sandwich. It was also marking a shift in the burger chain’s menu strategy, according to ...

CNBC
June 18, 2021

From McDonald’s to Chipotle, Restaurants are Doubling Down o...
Dining

Fast food and fast casual chains are betting on the staying power of drive-thrus — even as the pandemic subsides. Particularly in the early stages of the pandemic, restaurants struggled as indoor di...

Modern Retail
June 15, 2021

Burger King Takes Aim at Chik-fil-A Over Pride
Dining

After renewed calls were made over social media to boycott Chick-fil-A, Burger King took it as an opportunity to show its solidarity with the LGBTQ community. Burger King, which recently launched the...

USA Today
June 7, 2021

National Hamburger Day 2021 Deals at Burger King, Shake Shack ...
Dining - Retail

National Hamburger Day, which marks the end of National Hamburger Month, is a chance to honor one of the United States' most iconic foods. To celebrate the burger on May 28, a number of major food an...

Newsweek
May 28, 2021

Plant-Based Protein is the ‘New Wave’ After COVID-...
CPG - Dining

The post-pandemic rebound is lighting a fire under all kinds of prices, including food. Spiking commodities costs are stirring up fears about food sustainability, and the trickle-down impact of highe...

Yahoo Finance
May 17, 2021

Wendy’s Pursues Ghost Kitchens, Says 30% of New Units Wi...
Dining

As Wendy's works to expand its global footprint to 8,000 restaurants by 2025, the restaurant chain is betting on nontraditional locations to help drive growth, Wendy's Chief Development Officer Abigai...

Restaurant Dive
May 14, 2021

Rovio | Burger King
Dining - Gaming - Partnerships

Rovio Entertainment has once again teamed up with the Burger King® brand, this time bringing Angry Birds plush toys to King Jr. meals alongside an immersive new augmented reality (AR) experience. ...

Rovio | Burger King
May 13, 2021

Angry Birds Fly to Burger King With New Toys and Augmented Rea...
CPG - Dining - Gaming - Press Releases

Collect up to nine plush toys and dive into an immersive web-based augmented reality experience at select Burger King locations! Time to feast! Rovio Entertainment has once again teamed up with the B...

Faisal Hussain
May 10, 2021

Circle K Launches Beverage Subscription Program
Beverages - Retail

Convenience store chain Circle K is launching a beverage subscription program for $5.99 per month. U.S. customers who pay $5.99 per month can have one tea, coffee, Froster slushy or Polar Pop fountain...

CNBC
May 5, 2021

Tyson Foods Re-Enters Competitive Plant-Based Market
CPG - Retail

Two years ago, the biggest U.S. meat company marketed a mix of real beef and pea protein to consumers with a “flexible diet.” But the half-vegan, half-not patty proved a tough sell. Tyson eventual...

Fortune
May 5, 2021

This is What Burger King’s Experimental New Packaging Lo...
Dining - Retail

New York (CNN Business)Burger King is giving its most-used items, like utensils, straws and wrappers, an environmentally friendly makeover as part of the company's continued push to reduce waste. Res...

CNN Business
May 4, 2021

Smashburger Enters Chicken Sandwich Wars with Spicy New Entran...
Dining

Smashburger is jumping into the white hot chicken sandwich craze. The national burger chain on Monday announced its newest menu creation: the Scorchin’ Hot Crispy Chicken Sandwich. The spicy sandw...

Yahoo! Finance
April 22, 2021

Impossible Foods Preps to Go Public with $10b Valuation
CPG - Finance

Impossible Foods Inc is preparing for a public listing which could value the U.S. plant-based burger maker at around $10 billion or more, according to people familiar with the matter. This would be s...

Reuters
April 9, 2021

How Pros Pair Wine with Plant-Based Proteins
Beverages - CPG

Ferdinando Mucerino of Vegan Wines, America’s first online vegan wine club, says that Impossible Burgers call for a tart, juicy red with “a good amount of acid and gentle tannins.” He recommends...

Wine Enthusiast
April 2, 2021

Burger King Ties NBA 2K21 Trick Shot Challenge to Real-World R...
Dining - Gaming - Streaming

Burger King Spain is enticing NBA 2K21 players with the promise of free food if they can complete tough shots in the pro basketball video game on PlayStation consoles. The burger chain used in-game e...

Marketing Dive
March 26, 2021

KFC, Burger King, and Smashburger are all Bringing Food Locker...
Dining

Food lockers have boomed in popularity during the pandemic as a contactless way for customers to collect food. Chains including KFC, Burger King, and Smashburger have all announced plans to bring foo...

Business Insider
March 8, 2021

Why Incumbent Brands Prefer Reels Over TikTok
Influencers - Retail - Tech

One reason so many major corporations are more comfortable on Reels than on TikTok, said Wiley, is that Instagram is a tried and true platform. Brands often need to receive clearance from their legal ...

Modern Retail
March 7, 2021

Burger King Will Replace Its Chicken Sandwich as Competition G...
Dining

Burger King doesn't want to come out a loser in fast food's chicken sandwich wars. So it's planning an upgrade. The chain said Wednesday that it is replacing its current crispy chicken sandwich with ...

CNN
February 17, 2021

Burger King is Testing a Rewards Program; Here’s Why Res...
Branding - Dining

Beginning this week, Burger King is rolling out its new Royal Perks program in five areas of the US, including Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York City and Long Island, New York. It works a lot l...

CNN
February 15, 2021

Burger King Tests Loyalty Program as Part of Digital Push
Dining

Burger King is testing a loyalty program in five U.S. markets as part of a broader push into expanding the digital experience for customers. The Restaurant Brands International chain is the latest re...

MSN
February 9, 2021

Starbucks is Testing 100% Plant-Based Menu
Dining

Starbucks is striking this consumer trend while the iron is hot — while simultaneously prioritizing the reduction of its carbon footprint. These plant-based menu additions are part of the company's ...

RestaurantDive
February 5, 2021

Nintendo Unveils Super Mario Meal Collab With Burger King
Dining - Gaming - Toys

The set includes six toys, each meant to represent a different game released on the Nintendo Switch. The games represented range from Luigi’s Mansion 3 to Splatoon 2, as shown below: Super Mario Ma...

NME
February 2, 2021

Burger King prioritizes digital with first rebrand in more tha...
Branding - Dining

Burger King has introduced a new visual design that will roll out across all consumer touch points, according to details emailed to Marketing Dive. The update is the brand's first complete rebrand in ...

Marketing Dive
January 16, 2021

Del Taco bulks up off premise channels with new prototype
Dining

Del Taco released a new "Fresh Flex" restaurant design on Tuesday that will improve restaurant accessibility, speed of service and brand transparency. The prototype, which was created in part...

Restaurant Dive
January 6, 2021

Burger King sends customers $1 via Venmo
Dining - Tech

Venmo and similar services have picked up enormous traction during the coronavirus pandemic as people look for ways to easily and safely facilitate cash transfers with friends and businesses. The Burg...

MarketingDive
December 21, 2020

20-in-20 Marketing Partnerships, Theatrical: Birds of Prey
Blog Post - Brand News - CPG - Dining - Opportunities

Last Call is celebrating the holidays with the 20in20 countdown of the theatrical marketing partnerships showcasing the year's biggest promotional properties! Each day throughout the holiday season, w...

Earl Schultz
December 16, 2020

34 restaurant-company CEO changes in 2020
Dining

Some companies, like ghost-kitchen provider Kitchen United, Boston Market, Sysco and Punch Bowl Social, saw big public exits from the top roles. Boston Market’s former CEO Frances Allen and Sysco’...

Nation's Restaurant News
December 15, 2020

Popeyes adds chocolate beignets to its menu
Dining - Retail

The fried chicken chain says its new "New Orleans-style" fried pastries, which are stuffed with melted Hershey's chocolate and doused in powdered sugar, will be available while supplies last. The comp...

CNN Business
December 14, 2020

Burger King becomes Burger Queen to sponsor an obscure women...
Dining - Sports

The brand is sponsoring the Stevenage FC women’s team under the same terms and conditions, and at the same level, as it did the men’s team. The new logo will be displayed on the team’s kit th...

Adweek
December 8, 2020

What will the fast-food experience look like in 2021?
Dining

This isn’t going to be your average December for restaurants. Typically, we’d look forward with last year’s lessons as guardrails. But COVID-19 rendered the present a purgatory of sorts. For ...

QSR Magazine
December 2, 2020

Brands have fun with ‘This Claim is Disputed’ Twit...
Branding

Brands saw an opportunity to take part in the pop culture conversation, even with the meme’s political nature. For the full story, visit AdAge  -  https://adage.com/article/digital/brands-have-...

AdAge
November 25, 2020

Unilever anticipates $1 billion in plant-based foods
CPG

Consumer-goods giant Unilever has set a “bold” target of €1 billion ($1.2 billion) annual sales from plant-based foods over the next five to seven years, as it looks to tap into rising demand fr...

MarketWatch
November 18, 2020

McDonald’s to launch a McPlant vegetarian option
Dining

McDonalds is developing what it calls a plant-based platform called the McPlant that will debut in markets around the world early next year, according to a report in USA Today.. For the full story,...

TechCrunch
November 9, 2020

Order from McDonald’s… Burger King Encourages Fans in Euro...
Dining

Nothing defines the “it’s complicated” relationship status these days quite like Burger King’s feelings toward McDonald’s For the full story, visit Adweek  -  https://www.adweek.com/cre...

Adweek
November 3, 2020

Burger King is taking a page out of McDonald’s playbook
Dining

10,000 Burger Kings and Tim Hortons are revamping their drive-thrus. For the full story, visit MSN  -  https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/burger-king-is-taking-a-page-out-of-mcdonald-s-pla...

MSN
October 29, 2020

Burger King dares customers to visit abandoned rival locations
Dining - Tech

Burger King this week is running a Halloween promotion that offers free food to mobile customers who visit "BK Scary Places". For the full story, visit Mobile Marketer  -  https://www.mobilemarke...

Mobile Marketer
October 26, 2020

Burger King to test use of reusable containers to reduce waste
Dining

n a sustainability move, BK will be among the first global fast-food chains to test reusable to-go containers for both food and beverages using a closed-loop system to reduce waste. For the full st...

NRN
October 22, 2020

Restaurant chains move toward transparency with carbon labelin...
Dining

In a move to promote healthy eating and show customers how they are working to stop climate change, several brands have started labeling menus with carbon footprint information. For the full story,...

NRN
October 20, 2020

Fast Food Market Emerging Growth Rate by Global Size
Dining

The report on Fast Food Market 2020 is one of the fastest developing element in Global Market. The Fast Food Market has observed continuous development in the past decade and is predictable to reach n...

Open PR
October 12, 2020

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