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Global Instant Noodles Market Forecasts Report 2022: Market to grow to $65.55 Billion in 2027 from $45.88 Billion in 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

The "Instant Noodles Market - Forecasts from 2022 to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Instant Noodles Market - Forecasts from 2022 to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The instant noodles market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.23% from a market value of US$45.889 billion in 2020 to attain a market value of US$65.558 billion by the end of 2027.
  • Consequently, the market demand is expected to increase during the forecast period due to the rising popularity of instant noodles and changing dietary consumption habits.
  • On the basis of geography, APAC is estimated to hold a significant market share in the global instant noodles industry.

Good Times Restaurants Reports First Fiscal Quarter Same Store Sales

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Good Times Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIM), operator of Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar and Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard , today announced that same store sales1 for its first fiscal quarter ended December 27, 2022 increased 3.0% for its Good Times brand and increased 2.4% for its Bad Daddy’s brand, and that average weekly sales2 during the first fiscal quarter were $26,797 and $49,180 for its Good Times and Bad Daddy’s brands, respectively.

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  • Good Times Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIM), operator of Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar and Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard , today announced that same store sales1 for its first fiscal quarter ended December 27, 2022 increased 3.0% for its Good Times brand and increased 2.4% for its Bad Daddy’s brand, and that average weekly sales2 during the first fiscal quarter were $26,797 and $49,180 for its Good Times and Bad Daddy’s brands, respectively.
  • Ryan Zink, President and CEO, said, “The sales performance of both of our brands during the first fiscal quarter are the result of the strong sense of ownership by our restaurant managers, the diligent effort of the entire team, and our concepts’ resonance with their customers.
  • During the quarter, average year-over-year menu prices increased from the same prior-year quarter by 7.9% at Good Times and 5.4% at Bad Daddy’s.
  • I continue to be impressed with our team’s ability to deliver top line sales performance in the hyper-competitive environment in which both of our brands operate.”

Qu’s Unified Commerce Platform Selected by Huey Magoo’s to Achieve Aggressive Long-Term Growth Plans

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Qu is pleased to announce its unified commerce platform has been selected to power Huey Magoo’s rapidly expanding locations for the chicken tenders brand.

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  • Qu is pleased to announce its unified commerce platform has been selected to power Huey Magoo’s rapidly expanding locations for the chicken tenders brand.
  • Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Huey Magoo’s currently has over 40 restaurants operating in seven states, with over 225 franchises sold in 12 states.
  • Sutter continues, “We selected Qu because they were the partner most dedicated to going on this growth journey with us.
  • “Qu’s platform brings the most value when restaurants leverage the true unified commerce capabilities across order channels, while also accessing real-time data visibility for store owners and operators.

Smart Lunch Box Global Market Report 2023: Higher Inclination Toward Home Cooked Meals Drives Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Growing advancement in the technology as well as the evolution of the innovative products also drive the growth of the global smart lunch box market in the upcoming five years.

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  • Growing advancement in the technology as well as the evolution of the innovative products also drive the growth of the global smart lunch box market in the upcoming five years.
  • Thus, quickly changing consumer preferences that would also facilitate the growth of the global smart lunch box market in the forecast years through 2027.
  • Rising research and development of the innovative products further fuels the growth of the global smart lunch box market in the future five years.
  • In this report, global smart lunch box market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

Pizza City Fest Announces Inaugural Los Angeles Event at L.A. LIVE

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Pizza City Fest Los Angeles announces the stellar line-up for the first of its kind event, which will take place April 29-30, 2023 at L.A. LIVE – Downtown Los Angeles’ Sports and Entertainment District – offering fans the unique opportunity to sample pizzas from Southern California’s best pizza makers all in one location over two days.

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  • Pizza City Fest Los Angeles announces the stellar line-up for the first of its kind event, which will take place April 29-30, 2023 at L.A. LIVE – Downtown Los Angeles’ Sports and Entertainment District – offering fans the unique opportunity to sample pizzas from Southern California’s best pizza makers all in one location over two days.
  • He’s written two books on the subject, launched a weekly tour business, hosts and produces the “Pizza City” podcast, and in the Summer of 2022, introduced the first ever Pizza City Fest in Chicago.
  • “We are incredibly excited to welcome the inaugural Pizza City Fest Los Angeles to L.A. LIVE,” Lee Zeidman, President, Crypto.com Arena, Microsoft Theater and L.A. LIVE.
  • Celebrating the passion, innovation, and community of great pizza making with the industry’s most venerable personalities, the Pizza City Fest Los Angeles lineup includes:

Frisch’s Big Boy Announces New Double Smash Burger in Partnership With Anne Burrell

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Today, Frisch’s Big Boy, the 75-year-old American comfort food and casual-themed restaurant brand, announces its partnership with Anne Burrell to launch the new Anne Burrell’s Double Smash Burger.

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  • Today, Frisch’s Big Boy, the 75-year-old American comfort food and casual-themed restaurant brand, announces its partnership with Anne Burrell to launch the new Anne Burrell’s Double Smash Burger.
  • Priced at $10.99 for the combo, which includes fries and a drink, Anne Burrell’s Double Smash Burger is now available at select Frisch’s locations for a limited time.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230110005300/en/
    Anne Burrell’s Double Smash Burger (Photo: Business Wire)
    “We are thrilled to partner with Anne Burrell to bring a new, innovative burger to our menu,” says James Walker, CEO of Frisch’s Big Boy.
  • “I am thrilled to partner with Frisch’s Big Boy on the ‘Anne Burrell Double Smash Burger’ collaboration,” says Burrell.

It's "Fry-Day" the 13th (But Don't Be "Fry"-tened)

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Friday, January 13, 2023

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Checkers & Rally's, an iconic drive-thru restaurant chain known for flavorful, craveable food at a great value in partnership with Heinz® Brand, is reminding you that today is Friday the 13th – or better known as "Fry-Day" the 13th – but that doesn't mean it has to be a scare-tacularly dreaded day. Don't get caught up in superstitions, turn your "Fry-Day" to a "Fry-YAY" and find ways to lift your spirits like visiting a neighborhood Checkers & Rally's for an order of the #1 Most Craveable Fries in America* paired with Heinz Brand®, America's Favorite Ketchup®. We partnered with Fry-day essential Heinz ketchup to bring this experience to life. Secretly seasoned, famously good and made just for you fries will take your mind off all the bad that could happen and leave you with only the good and positive.

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  • We partnered with Fry-day essential Heinz ketchup to bring this experience to life.
  • The Frunker will also have burger-themed movies and more – alongside a carefully curated a music playlist rightfully titled ' The Frunker: Fry Bunker '.
  • The belief that garlic wards off vampires, evil spirits and unwanted first-date kisses has been passed from generation from generation.
  • For more information, hours of operation or to find a Checkers or Rally's location, please visit Checkers.com .

The Human Bean Ranked Among the Top Franchises in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500®

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

MEDFORD, Ore., Jan. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Human Bean has been once again recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur's 44th Annual Franchise 500® — the world's first, best, and most comprehensive franchise ranking.

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  • MEDFORD, Ore., Jan. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Human Bean has been once again recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur's 44th Annual Franchise 500® — the world's first, best, and most comprehensive franchise ranking.
  • Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the 2023 Franchise 500 ranks The Human Bean as #87 for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.
  • "We're honored to hold a special place on the Franchise 500 list for the past 11 years in a row," says The Human Bean COO, Scott Anderson.
  • "This recognition confirms the incredible work of our team and franchise family, and we're all just incredibly proud."

Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina Rings in the New Year with New LTOs and an Emphasis on Catering

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina is introducing new LTOs and a renewed focus on catering to start off a healthy new year and prepare for large gatherings in the coming months. With these new menu items, the brand aims to turn guests' days "Light Side Up" and kick start 2023 with healthy, flavorful, and light meal options.

Key Points: 
  • Barberitos' new menu items will be available from January 9, 2023 through April 2, 2023.
  • The LTOs consist of:
    Lifestyle Bowl: Under 600 calories, this bowl consists of tofu, rice, black beans, shredded cheese, pico, corn salsa, cilantro, and avocado tomatillo salsa.
  • These additions fit perfectly into Barberitos' menu, which aims to provide health-conscious guests with better-for-you foods that are budget friendly and delicious.
  • If you are interested in owning a WOWorks restaurant brand franchise, visit https://woworksusa.com/a-place-to-invest/ to learn more.

Chartwells Higher Education Outlines Top Trends for 2023 in Plant-Based Dining on College Campuses

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, the retail market for plant-based foods reached $7.4 billion — $5.5 billion more than in 2019 — and today's college students are driving high levels of adoption. In fact, nearly eight in ten (79%) of Gen Z eat plant-based meals at least once a week, with 60% of them wanting to eat more plant-based foods.

Key Points: 
  • Chartwells Higher Education, a recognized leader in contract food management, has committed to increasing its plant-based dining options and programming across its 300 campus partners.
  • In addition, to help food service professionals stay ahead of the curve in the rapidly evolving plant-based landscape, Monalisa Prasad, Chartwells' National Director of Sustainability, has outlined five plant-based and sustainability trends to be aware of in college dining in 2023:
    More 100% plant-based menus on college campuses.
  • I expect the scale and sophistication of campus gardens to increase, along with their ties to campuses' broader sustainability goals.
  • To learn more about Chartwells Higher Education and its plans for plant-based and sustainable dining in 2023, please visit http://chartwellshighered.com/