A Penne for Your Sauce: Pizza Hut Introduces New Oven-baked Pa...
Dining - Press Releases

PLANO, Texas, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pizza Hut, known for being the pizza lovers' pizza, is now just as much for pasta lovers with the introduction of its new Oven-Baked Pastas. The new pasta...

Faisal Hussain
July 28, 2022

Taco Bell Makes Big Moves! Introducing The Big Cheez-It Tostad...
CPG - Dining - Partnerships - Press Releases

Irvine, Calif. (June 28, 2022) - The masterminds of Taco Bell and Cheez-It have come together for the ultimate Test Kitchen test: the Big Cheez-It Tostada. Just like the iconic cracker, this inn...

Faisal Hussain
June 29, 2022

Pepsi, Pizza Hut Put Soccer Fans In Paul Pogba’s Shoes With ...
Beverages - Dining - Gaming

Pepsi is teaming with Yum Brands chains Pizza Hut and KFC for activations related to soccer star Paul Pogba as the UEFA Champions League competition nears its close, per a news release. Together with...

Marketing Dive
May 11, 2022

Taco Bell Teams With Lil Nas X To Help Solve Global Challenges
Dining

Taco Bell is looking to help young people — especially those from diverse backgrounds — solve societal issues with the Ambition Accelerator, a purpose-driven effort that uses the power of its bran...

Marketing Dive
May 5, 2022

Pizza Hut is Bringing the Cure for the Common Struggle… in t...
Attractions - Dining - Podcasts - Press Releases - Sports

PLANO, Texas, March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it is the heart-crushing disappointment of watching your team lose in the final moments of a big game, burnout from late-night study hours, life ...

Faisal Hussain
March 29, 2022

KFC Introduces Its Biggest Sandwich Yet…and It’s Stuff...
Dining - Household - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken sandwich lovers rejoice – KFC just announced its biggest sandwich yet, and it's stuffed! Starting today, you can order the limited-edition lar...

Faisal Hussain
February 1, 2022

Taco Bell Business School is the Hottest New Thing in Educatio...
Dining - Press Releases

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Taco Bell asked itself: Shouldn't the leaders in the Taco Bell system reflect the people who eat and work there? In an effort to break down potential ba...

Faisal Hussain
January 19, 2022

KFC and Beyond Meat Debut Much-Anticipated Beyond Fried Chicke...
CPG - Dining - Partnerships - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentucky Fried Chicken and Beyond Meat® are kicking off the new year with a Kentucky Fried Miracle as the highly-anticipated plant-based* Beyond Fried...

Faisal Hussain
January 5, 2022

Taco Bell Passes on Beyond Meat’s Plant-Based Carne Asad...
CPG - Dining

Taco Bell, which is part of Yum! Brands, canceled a test product that featured Beyond's plant-based steak after the samples didn't get the response the company wanted. The two companies are still goin...

The Street
December 10, 2021

5 Ways QSRs Are Embracing Technology
Dining - Electronics - Online - Tech

With no end in sight to the ongoing labor shortage, many fast food chains are turning to technology to help fill staffing gaps. About half of U.S. operators expect to deploy automation technology in t...

RestaurantDive
November 4, 2021

KFC U.S. Names Nick Chavez Chief Marketing Officer
Dining - People - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KFC Corporation announced it has named Nick Chavez Chief Marketing Officer of KFC U.S., effective November 29, 2021. Chavez will lead marketing, ad...

Faisal Hussain
October 29, 2021

Pizza Hut Makes Big CPG Push Into Grocery
CPG - Dining

With the announcement of Pizza Hut’s new CEO, it looks like the brand may have ambitions to get into consumer-packaged goods (CPG). The restaurant’s parent company Yum Brands announced that Aaron ...

PYMNTS
August 30, 2021

Pizza Hut & Beyond Meat Partner on Meatless Pepperoni Piz...
CPG - Dining

Beyond Meat and Yum! Brands will debut a new pizza featuring plant-based pepperoni from Beyond Meat. The pizza will be available initially at 70 Pizza Hut locations, including Albany, N.Y.; Columbus a...

Yahoo! Finance
August 11, 2021

Panda Express Adds Beyond Meat Orange Chicken to its Menu
Dining

Panda Express will be the first Asian concept restaurant to serve Beyond Meat on its menu. The dish, named Beyond the Original Orange Chicken, will only be available for a limited time while supplies ...

CNBC
July 15, 2021

Beyond Meat Launches New Meat-Free Chicken Tenders
CPG - Dining

Beyond Meat said a new version of its meat-free chicken tenders will debut Thursday in nearly 400 restaurants across the U.S. The tenders will be the first Beyond chicken substitute available across ...

CNBC
July 8, 2021

Au Bon Pain Acquired by Yum Brands & 7-Eleven
Dining

Ampex Brands, which operates more than 400 Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell, Long John Silver’s and 7-Eleven, announced Wednesday that it bought the bakery-cafe chain Au Bon Pain. The acquisition was fina...

CNBC
June 30, 2021

McDonald’s to Launch Loyalty Program in July
Dining - Tech

McDonald’s will launch its first-ever loyalty program nationwide on July 8 after months of testing. The fast-food giant joins rival chains like Restaurant Brands International’s Popeyes and Yum B...

CNBC
June 22, 2021

KFC Wants to Become a 75,000-Store Juggernaut
Dining

Earlier in 2021, KFC reached 25,000 restaurants in more than 145 countries across the globe. Only three other quick-service restaurants have reached that mark (Subway, McDonald’s, and Starbucks). T...

QSR Magazine
May 28, 2021

Pizza Hut Races Into the Drive-Thru Game
Dining

Pizza Hut is joining the restaurant rush to the drive-thru. The Yum! Brands chain unveiled Tuesday “The Hut Lane,” a dedicated digital order pickup window available at more than 1,500 locations, w...

QSR Magazine
March 31, 2021

Beyond Meat Strikes Deals with McDonald’s, Yum Brands
Dining - Retail

Under the new three-year deal with McDonald’s, Beyond will be the preferred patty supplier for its McPlant burger, which is being tested in some markets globally. McDonald’s and Beyond will also w...

CNBC
February 26, 2021

Yum Brands Is Adding Disruptive Technologies Across Its Global...
CPG

In early 2020, Yum YUM -3.2% Brands put a few major pieces into place to accelerate its digital infrastructure. The global restaurant giant promoted Gavin Felder from KFC Global’s chief financial of...

Forbes
January 27, 2021

Pizza Hut releases new Detroit-Style Pizza nationwide
Dining

Dubbed its biggest launch of the year, Pizza Hut rolls out a new pizza Tuesday but it’s not round. The all-new Detroit-Style Pizza, available nationwide for a limited time, is rectangular with “c...

USA Today
January 26, 2021

Taco Bell’s mea culpa to vegetarians: Potatoes are back and ...
Dining

The Yum Brands chain also announced plans to test a menu item made with Beyond Meat’s beef substitute. Last year, Taco Bell eliminated eight menu items, upsetting vegetarian consumers who liked its...

CNBC
January 14, 2021

Now That DoorDash Is Public, Here’s How It Plans To Be Profi...
Dining - Online - Tech

DoorDash’s much anticipated IPO Wednesday exceeded expectations and most certainly turned heads, generating a nearly 80% gain on volume within its first few hours. The company’s expectations we...

Forbes
December 11, 2020

Qdoba names new CFO
Dining - People

Leviathan Winn has been named chief financial officer at Qdoba. He joins the fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain from Taco Bell Corp., a division of Yum! Brands, Inc., where he was global CFO. Bef...

Food Business News
December 8, 2020

Yum Brands quarterly revenue rises 8%, fueled by higher Taco B...
Dining

Yum reported third-quarter net income of $283 million, or 92 cents per share, up from $255 million, or 81 cents per share, a year earlier. Taco Bell reported same-store sales growth of 3%. For the ...

CNBC
October 30, 2020

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