Calii Love partners with Fransmart to spread good vibes throughout North America

Press Release Calii Love, a Toronto-based healthy, fast-casual concept known for its positive vibes and nutritious menu, announces its new partnership with Fransmart, the industry-leading franchise development company.  Since opening in 2016, the healthy eats destination has seen incredible success, expanding to four locations throughout the Greater Toronto Area and prompting the concept to seek a […]

Church’s Chicken adds four new franchisees to Canadian market

Press Release On the heels of a recent report by Canadian Poultry Magazine, which identified a steady and growing preference for chicken as the most chosen protein source among Canadians, the popular global fried chicken chain, Church’s Chicken, has announced the addition of four new franchisees to the brand’s growing Canadian landscape. “The growing chicken […]

Wendy’s takes another first step in fresh with tomato supply initiative

Press Release As part of its ongoing commitment to sourcing fresh, high-quality produce, today, Wendy’s is announcing an initiative to source vine-ripened tomatoes for its North American restaurants exclusively from greenhouse farms by early 2019. Tomatoes for Wendy’s will be grown in indoor greenhouse and hydroponic farms from approximately a dozen suppliers throughout North America, including […]

Will digital technology hinder or enhance your business?

By Jo-Ann McArthur Last month I told you how Millennials are disrupting your business. This month I’m exploring the many ways new technology is causing its own disruption in our industry. From mobile apps to Virtual Reality, digital tech is changing the landscape for guests and owners alike. So, what is the role of digital […]

Chutneys Indian Grill sets sights on national expansion

Fast casual/QSR Indian restaurant concept coming to BC in 2018 Chutneys Indian Grill, Canada’s first fast casual/QSR Indian restaurant concept, will soon be bringing its unique Indian quick serve street eats to South Surrey, British Columbia. The first location was opened in Edmonton, Alberta in 2016, with the restaurant winning multiple Golden Fork Awards including […]

Pita Pit Canada earns international recognition for eco-friendly food packaging

Global franchise brand’s wrapping paper wins Innovation in Manufacturing Award from QSR & Foodservice Packaging Institute Press release Pita Pit Canada has been honored with a silver trophy award by QSR Magazine and the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) for its new environmentally friendly food packaging materials. The award, presented at the Foodservice Packaging Institute’s Fall Conference […]

Getting Real with Cleaning Myths

By: Tom Bell, PhD Effective, safe and cost efficient cleaning isn’t as easy as most people assume. Even within the professional community, many cleaning myths exist that perpetuate misconceptions about proper methods and procedures. Below I’ve outlined a few cleaning myths I hear most often. The more cleaning professionals know, and the better trained they […]

Achieving a Proper Sanitation Program for your Foodservice Operation

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 48 million Americans (or roughly 1 in 6 people) become sick from foodborne diseases every year. With this in mind, it’s important to recognize the significance of a proper sanitation program and how to best achieve one in any foodservice operation. Implementing a […]