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Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

Sat, 2017-12-16 11:21

Chris Newman used to be a software engineering manager, well paid, but he worked long hours, ate fast food, and went to the doctor a lot. Eventually, enough was enough.

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Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

Sat, 2017-12-16 11:21

Farmers pick crops at Soul Fire Farm in New York state. It's run by Leah Penniman, a farmer and activist working to diversify the farming community and reconnect people to their food.

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McDonald's introduce vegan burger after success of trial

Sat, 2017-12-16 08:54

Now vegans can enjoy a burger at McDonald's after soya snack proves a 'huge success' on trial in fast food chains in Finland Made using soya protein, the McVegan will initially be sold in Scandinavia. However, the rise of veganism in the UK suggests it could soon arrive here.

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Taco Bell Gears up for Value Fight in Fast Food

Sat, 2017-12-16 04:05

Taco Bell is stepping up its $1 message as the fast-food industry gears up for its latest low-priced fight. The Yum Brands chain is opting for what could be considered opulence in a value play, with stylish ads meant to add a bit of drama and flair to its message.

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Growing Clermont lands more than 30 new businesses

Sat, 2017-12-16 01:34

More than 30 new businesses either came or are in the process of coming to Clermont , punching up the city's reputation as one of Orlando's best suburbs. While some are "medium box" stores, a chunk of them are small, niche startups or small chains that are relying on foot traffic through downtown for success and are helping to uphold the notion that Clermont is still a small town.

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Taco Bell test restaurant could open early next year

Sat, 2017-12-16 01:34

Kiwi fast food giant Restaurant Brands took over Taco Bell and Pizza Hut in Hawaii, in a $146 million deal last year. At the time, Restaurant Brands chief financial officer Grant Ellis said: "Does this mean Taco Bell is coming to New Zealand? The short answer is no, not right at the moment ... but the opportunity is definitely there."

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Half full or half empty? KFC bucket lawsuit dismissed over insufficient facts

Fri, 2017-12-15 23:02

A New York woman's $20 million false advertising lawsuit against KFC has been dismissed, the Poughkeepsie Journal reported Thursday. Anna Wurtzburger of Hopewell Junction, New York, filed her civil suit in October 2016, alleging the fast food chicken chain showed "a bucket overflowing with chicken" in television advertisements, but sold her "fill up" buckets of chicken in 2016 that were not filled to the brim as shown on her screen at home, the paper reported.

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New two-storey drive-thru restaurant to open on supermarket site in Northampton

Fri, 2017-12-15 20:14

A popular fast-food chain has submitted plans to open a restaurant on a supermarket site in Northampton, which will provide jobs for more than 65 full and part time staff. The two-storey McDonalds restaurant will be located within the existing Morrisons car park off Kettering Road, with an outdoors play area and drive-thru lane.

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Batavia will be home to new Mexican restaurant

Thu, 2017-12-14 21:34

A Mexican restaurant group plans to open a new eatery on Randall Road in Batavia in March after it renovates a vacant fast-food building. Burrito Parrilla Mexicana, which already operates six locations in the western suburbs, has purchased the long-shuttered White Castle property at 76 S. Randall Road.

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Restaurant Brands sales boost riding on overseas acquisitions

Thu, 2017-12-14 19:31

Offshore acquisitions largely underpinned a 45% rise in Restaurant Brand's overall sales for its third-quarter trading, by $53.9million to $173.3million. Of the $53.9million gain on the previous year, the majority of $39.2million came from 37 Taco Bell and 45 Pizza Hut operations in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan, $10.8million from newly acquired Australian KFC outlets plus a $3.9million contribution from New Zealand operations.

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Fast food restaurant to host fundraiser

Wed, 2017-12-13 06:09

Special Olympics of Hancock County will receive 15 percent of sales from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Greenfield Arby's. To dine out and help the Hancock County Athletes for Life, the local Special Olympics team, visit Arby's No.

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Brazil Burger King operator may price IPO near top of range -sources

Wed, 2017-12-13 02:17

The operator of the Burger King fast-food chain in Brazil, BK Brasil Operacao e Assessoria a Restaurantes SA, is expected to price its initial public offering near the top of the range, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said Tuesday. One of the people said the offer is three times oversubscribed at the top of the range.

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Drive-thrus, apartments on planning agenda

Tue, 2017-12-12 22:23

The El Dorado County Planning Commission has several large projects in El Dorado Hills to consider at its Dec. 14 meeting, including the controversial plan to add drive-thru restaurants on Saratoga Way. A proposed design revision to the Saratoga retail project includes adding one building and reducing the square footage of another building on the property north of Highway 50. Developer Peter Navarra proposes to build one 2,800-square-foot drive-thru restaurant, one 4,658-square-foot drive-thru restaurant and one 3,000-square-foot retail commercial building at the Saratoga Retail site.

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Caliburger shutters downtown Vancouver location

Tue, 2017-12-12 17:45

Patrons who frequented California-style burger chain Caliburger will be disappointed to know that it has closed its downtown Vancouver eatery for good. According to a post on Facebook , the fast-food establishment shuttered its 2,200-square-foot location on Saturday .

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People Are Boycotting McDonald's To Protest Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Tue, 2017-12-12 17:45

President Trump is a known lover of McDonald's - former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski recently claimed that the most powerful man in the world would often order two Big Macs, two Filet-o-Fish sandwiches and a chocolate milkshake for a meal during the campaign. But Trump's decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has had negative consequences for the Golden Arches: The fast-food giant has been the subject of boycotts in at least two different Muslim-majority countries because of the announcement.

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KFC Wants to Put You On Santa's Nice List With Their New Holiday Shirts

Tue, 2017-12-12 17:45

For their latest marketing trick, Colonel Sanders wants to ensure you're warm enough this winter. The shirt is described as having "enough sleeves to cover your whole arm and even your hands if you happen to have short arms!" It's long sleeve rather than short sleeve because "most of the world is cold when it's Christmas season."

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Key Findings of the Global Packaged Burgers Market | Technavio

Tue, 2017-12-12 15:30

The report segments the global packaged burgers market by product type and by geography . It provides a detailed illustration of the major factors influencing the market, including drivers, opportunities, trends, and industry-specific challenges.

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Woman banned for taking alcohol fuelled trip to McDonalds drive-through

Tue, 2017-12-12 10:53

Bargeddie's Carol Loughlin, 47, will have no license for three years after bring caught five-times over the limit at the Showcase's McDonalds premises. A Bargeddie woman's trip to McDonalds ended up being more expensive than she bargained for, after her driving license was removed at Airdrie Sheriff Court last week.

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KFC Releases a Range of Holiday-Themed Goods Just in Time for Christmas

Tue, 2017-12-12 06:24

After releasing a set of fried chicken ornaments , Kentucky Fried Chicken now unveils a collection of outlandish holiday goods for the Christmas season. The range of Christmas items is the latest in the fast-food chain's drops of food-themed merch to capture the heart of fried chicken fans.

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Auction nets $18K for Ronald McDonald House

Mon, 2017-12-11 22:08

PENSACOLA - A life-size statue of McDonaldland's Mayor McCheese led the bidding in a Saturday auction of memorabilia from the McDonald's fast-food empire that raised $18,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida.

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