Company launches redesigned packaging, new espresso beverages
September 7, 2017
Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald's USA relaunched its McCafé experience, introducing a new look, new café-quality espresso beverages and expanded retail offerings. The move is part of a commitment by McDonald's to raise the bar for its consumers by offering them All Day Breakfast; Chicken McNuggets made with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives; McDelivery; and more, the company says.
Company introduces Teavana Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea Latte
September 5, 2017
When a group of Seattle-based Starbucks Coffee Co. employees teamed up to create a fall espresso beverage 14 years ago, little did they realize that they would be launching a nationwide trend that would extend far beyond coffee.
Company announces strategic actions to optimize store portfolio
July 28, 2017
Starbucks Corp., Seattle, reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal third quarter and 39-week fiscal year to date ended July 2. Fiscal 2017 and fiscal 2016 GAAP results include items which are excluded from non-GAAP results.
Having been to Alaska on three occasions, I couldn’t help noticing that the beautiful glaciers have receded more with each time I visited, which is impacting wildlife, oceans and the overall environment.
Whether quick-service, fast-casual or a full-service restaurant, consumers are experimenting with new flavors and seeking more premium offerings like specialty coffee, cold-brew coffee and iced tea while dining out.
Lemonade Tea combines brand’s fresh-brewed iced tea with lemonade
July 5, 2017
Atlanta-based McAlister’s Deli added a new offering to its beverage menu just in time for the hottest month of the year. Combining two made-with pure cane sugar beverage favorites, Lemonade Tea is a blend of freshly brewed McAlister's Famous Tea and Lemonade, the company says.
Foodservice chain pairs release with summer sweepstakes
May 30, 2017
Sonic Drive-In, Oklahoma City, is teaming up with Paramount Pictures and the upcoming June 21 theatrical release of “Transformers: The Last Knight,” directed by Michael Bay, to deliver a new lineup of icy Slushes and a chance to win thousands of prizes with the Sonic Transform Your Summer Sweepstakes.
All iced teas, tea lemonades now sweetened with new liquid cane sugar
March 21, 2017
With the start of spring, Seattle-based Starbucks Coffee Co. announced new Teavana tea beverages: Teavana Shaken Iced White Tea and Teavana Lightly Sweet Chai Tea Latte. The teas, along with the regional roll-out of ready-to-drink (RTD) Teavana Craft Iced Teas, will be available at Starbucks stores in the Northeast United States, the company says.