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ANALYSIS: Raw Material Costs in the QSR Sector - Beef Versus Chicken

Fast food restaurants have garnered a lot of attention in recent months due to increasing menu prices.  We thought it would be worthwhile to examine the costs for different ingredients used by the sector, particularly focusing on raw protein materials required for staple menu items. 

For this analysis, we concentrate on hamburger formulations using a 75% lean point. Cost ratio values below one indicate that a hamburger made exclusively from domestic boneless beef provides greater economic value, while values above one suggest that alternative options...

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Apr 11 8:11 AM, Urner Barry



Applebee’s Launches NEW Whole Lotta Bacon Burger

Applebee’s is bringing home the bacon to guests nationwide with its newest Handcrafted Burger: the NEW Whole Lotta Bacon Burger! Big, bold, and full of bacon, the NEW Whole Lotta Bacon Burger takes flavor to the next level for only $9.99, for a limited time.* Guests can cure their bacon cravings with this decadent burger by dining in or ordering To Go.

The NEW Whole Lotta Bacon Burger features seared Applewood-smoked bacon in a juicy all-beef patty, topped with three slices of bacon, tangy bacon sauce and American cheese...

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Apr 9 9:03 AM, Urner Barry


BurgerFi Gets Saucy with HEINZ REMIX Debut

BurgerFi®, owned by BurgerFi International, Inc., is taking part in the sauce revolution by being the first brand to debut the HEINZ REMIX™ Machine at its 4343 N Ocean Blvd, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308 location. BurgerFi Fi-natics can be the first to create their very-own condiment concoctions with fresh-cut crispy, crunchier BurgerFi French fries, hand beer-battered onion rings and more.

“As a brand, we know that guests are looking for unique dining experiences, and there is nothing more distinctive than being able to...

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Apr 1 9:12 AM, Urner Barry


It's a Flavor Eruption! Red Robin Debuts Lava Queso Burger Alongside the Return of a Fan Favorite

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. is introducing innovative new flavors beyond imagination with the arrival of the Lava Queso Burger, Chocolate Covered Pretzel Milkshake and more. Plus, the MadLove Burger is making its triumphant return after fans have pleaded for nearly a year!

Starting March 25, burger meets queso with Red Robin's new melty mashup, the Lava Queso Burger! Complete with chipotle aioli, caramelized onions, grilled poblanos and tomato, this decadent burger is topped with a flowing hot cascade of...

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Mar 19 10:14 AM, Urner Barry


The Habit Burger Grill Introduces $6 Grown-Up Meal After Discovering Adults Love Kids' Menu Savings

The Habit Burger Grill, known for its flame-fresh chargrilled Charburgers, signature sandwiches, salads, and shakes, has sponsored a study on Americans' dining habits amidst inflation. Conducted by OnePoll and surveying 2,000 adults nationwide, the study revealed a surprising trend: while 75 percent of Americans support adults ordering from kids' menus to save money, many feel too embarrassed to do so. In fact, only 20 percent reported they actually have ordered a kid’s meal for themselves...

 

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Mar 14 10:00 AM, Urner Barry


Carl's Jr. Introduces Spicy Breakfast Burger and Spicy Western Bacon Cheeseburger

Following the burger-induced chaos of Carl's Jr. Free Burger Day on February 12, when more than 200,000 burgers were redeemed, the brand is continuing to feed guests' insatiable craving for bold, new flavors. Available starting today, Carl's Jr. is introducing two menu items to its flavorful lineup – the new Spicy Breakfast Burger and the return of the Spicy Western Bacon Burger, both twists on the classic Western Bacon Cheeseburger.

As part of the flavorful upgrade, the Spicy Breakfast Burger features a charbroiled all-beef patty...

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Mar 1 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


A Twist of Fate: Wendy's Unveils the New Pretzel Baconator

Wendy's® just dropped an epic gift for consumers this holiday season with a twist on the signature Baconator®. Now for a limited time, fans can unwrap the new Pretzel Baconator and experience the perfect harmony of Wendy's legendary Applewood smoked bacon topped with an irresistible, fan-favorite pretzel bun. The unique combination of flavors and textures creates a savory moment with every bite and is sure to elevate your tastebuds.

Savor the Twist
Bacon and warm pretzels make everything better – so why not bring them together...

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Nov 29 8:03 AM, Urner Barry


HelloFresh Brings Back Fan-Favorite Buddy the Elf™ Spaghetti Meal Kits with a Twist 

HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal kit company, and Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products announced today the return of the highly coveted Buddy the Elf™ Spaghetti meal kits. After selling out in mere minutes in 2022, HelloFresh is re-releasing the limited-edition spaghetti kits for the holiday season in the US and Canada with the addition of special keepsakes to delight fans and help commemorate Elf’s 20th Anniversary. Spreading even more holiday cheer throughout December, HelloFresh is also debuting Elf-themed meals and...

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Nov 28 10:40 AM, Urner Barry


BurgerFi Introduces a New Wingman, Jumbo Chicken Wings

WTF… Wings Take Flight at BurgerFi®, owned by BurgerFi International, Inc. The better burger brand has an official wingman, fresh, never-frozen jumbo chicken wings. Starting Wednesday, November 1, 2023, all participating locations will now serve three flavors of Chicken Wings and four types of BurgerFi Bowls, as permanent menu additions to the restaurants. To add to the menu innovation, BurgerFi will also launch a seasonal White Chocolate Peppermint Shake for a limited time only.

"Our chef-crafted and sensationally indulgent menu strategy makes our new chicken wings the perfect...

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Oct 31 12:13 PM, Urner Barry


Presenting Juicy Lucy Burgers: A Mouthwatering Creation by the Visionaries Behind Barney's Beanery

Barney's Beanery, the iconic establishment known for its rich history and delectable fare, is thrilled to announce its latest culinary venture: Juicy Lucy Burgers. Born out of the tremendous success of their best-selling burger, Juicy Lucy, this new venture is set to bring the same mouthwatering delight to homes across the country with a line of premium frozen burgers.

"The Juicy Lucy burger has been our bestseller for years. We've had customers from near and far rave about it...

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Oct 27 12:03 PM, Urner Barry


White Castle to Launch the First of 13 Spooky Halloween Deals on Friday the 13th

In celebration of the Halloween season, White Castle, America's first fast-food hamburger chain, will be offering 13 spooktacular deals throughout the month of October.

Hold on to your broomsticks, as these deals include deep discounts, buy-one-get-one-free offers and even some free menu items (hint: one of the items is crinkle cut and delicious). There are offers ghoul-ore on Sliders, chicken rings, soft drinks, combo meals and more! The deals even include some free menu items...

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Oct 11 10:15 AM, Urner Barry


Roy Rogers Restaurants Announces Limited-Time Favorites and Holiday Offers

Western-Themed QSR Brings Back Guest-Favorite Steak and Cheese Sandwich, Launches New Menu Items and Kicks off Holiday Gift Card Promotion

Roy Rogers Restaurants, the iconic western-themed quick-service restaurant chain based in Frederick, Md., announces a lineup of exciting menu developments and offerings just in time for the holiday season. Starting October 6, the restaurant’s beloved Steak and Cheese Sandwich and Mozzarella Sticks will return to the menu, while newcomers like the Breakfast Burrito and Cookies and Cream Milk Shake will debut at participating locations...

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Oct 9 8:18 AM, Urner Barry


Freddy's Hits Milestone with 500th Location Opening in Burleson, Texas

Fast-casual restaurant concept Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers® announced today the opening of its 500th restaurant, located at 608 SW Wilshire Blvd in Burleson, Texas. This significant milestone underscores Freddy's accelerated growth since its inception in 2002 and emphasizes how strongly the concept has resonated in each of the markets it serves.

"As we celebrate this milestone, I am filled with an overwhelming sense of pride and gratitude. Reaching 500 locations was made possible first and foremost through the commitment of our passionate franchise partners, which we believe...

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Oct 3 2:29 PM, Urner Barry


Hard Rock and Leo Messi Unveil First Ever Menu for Kids: The Hard Rock Messi Kids Menu

Hard Rock International and global brand ambassador, Leo Messi, are taking their partnership to the next level by curating their first-ever Messi menu for kids, "The Hard Rock Messi Kids Menu". The menu launches today at all participating Hard Rock Cafes and select Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos worldwide. Expanding on Hard Rock International's partnership with the world-renowned soccer sensation, "The Hard Rock Messi Kids Menu" features the Messi X Burger, the Messi Golden Chicken Sandwich and other kid-friendly options...

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Oct 3 9:49 AM, Urner Barry


Trick or… Heat? Burger King Welcomes “Spooky Season” With Two Ghost-Inspired Menu Additions

Taste if you dare! “Spooky Season” is officially here, and Burger King – the home of the flame-grilled Whopper® sandwich – is celebrating with the launch of two ghostly menu additions just in time for Halloween. Starting Oct. 12, Guests can enjoy the all-new Ghost Pepper Chicken Fries and the fan-favorite Ghost Pepper Whopper – and they’re scary good.

For the first time, the signature heat of the ghost pepper comes to the brand’s iconic Chicken Fries, which have seen various innovations over...

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Oct 3 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


United States Burger Restaurant Industry Research Report 2023-2028

Grilling the Stats - The Industry Will Likely Continue Approaching Market Saturation, Hurting Participation

The "Burger Restaurants in the US - Industry Market Research Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Industry revenue recovered in 2021 as the government eased COVID-19 restrictions. Consequently, industry revenue is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% to $176.8 billion over the past five years, including an expected 0.1% decline in 2023 alone.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors...

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Oct 2 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


CurderBurger Returns to the Culver’s Menu on Oct. 2 by Popular Demand

Culver’s made guests’ dreams a reality in October of 2021 when they turned the mythical CurderBurger® from an April Fools’ joke into a very real phenomenon. Following a historic one-day debut that year and an extended encore in 2022, the CurderBurger is returning to Culver’s nationwide on Oct. 2.

Guests again flocked to restaurants in Culver’s 26 states to get the cheese-topped delight last year, with the brand selling nearly 1 million CurderBurgers and drawing thousands of rave reviews on social media...

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Sep 27 10:45 AM, Urner Barry


White Castle Launches New Delivery Service In White Castle App, Powered by Partnership with Uber 

White Castle, the innovative company that helped make the hamburger an American household staple, is now providing delivery as an option within its White Castle app. The in-app delivery option gives Cravers the convenience of having their favorite menu items, such as a 10-sack of Original Sliders, delivered to them at the same everyday low pricing they find at their local Castle.

With this update rolled out in all of its restaurant markets, White Castle no longer relies solely on a...

 

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Sep 21 9:45 AM, Urner Barry


Kids Own Mondays at BurgerFi® With Free Kids Meals

Starting on September 25, BurgerFi®, owned by BurgerFi International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BFI, BFIIW) ("BurgerFi"), is serving up little Fi-natics with its Kids Eat Free program. Every Monday, children ages 12 and under can enjoy a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult meal at participating BurgerFi locations, exclusively for dine-in guests.

"As children return to school, meal planning can become a bit of a juggling act for parents and caregivers. With this promotion, we aim to simplify dining choices and offer...

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Sep 19 9:49 AM, Urner Barry


Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day at BurgerFi With A $3 Double Cheeseburger With A Freestyle Drink Purchase

On September 18, BurgerFi®, owned by BurgerFi International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BFI, BFIIW) (“BurgerFi”), is biting into its favorite day of the year – National Cheeseburger Day! The premium, award-winning burger brand is highlighting its iconic cheeseburger during a one-day-only celebration. Guests who purchase a Coca-Cola Freestyle Beverage can add on a premium BurgerFi Cheeseburger for $3.

“As America’s favorite better burger brand, our guest’s love for our sensationally indulgent burger continues to resonate,” said Carl Bachmann, Chief Executive...

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Sep 12 12:13 PM, Urner Barry


Bite Into National Cheeseburger Day at Krystal with $1 Deal

Krystal, the original home of the slider in the South, will honor American’s love of cheese and burgers on National Cheeseburger Day! Cheeseburger fans can enjoy $1 Cheese Krystals on Monday, September 18, 2023, via the Krystal app and www.Krystal.com.

The Cheese Krystal features an Original Krystal, steamed to perfection on a bed of onions, with a slice of American cheese, mustard, and a dill pickle on Krystal’s signature steamed bun.

“You can’t just have one! Let us fire up our grills and handle the cooking for you...

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Sep 12 12:02 PM, Urner Barry


White Castle celebrates 5th anniversary of Impossible Slider with special offer for Craver Nation

White Castle, America's beloved fast-food restaurant and CPG brand, is celebrating five years since its trendsetting and groundbreaking introduction of the Impossible Slider in Castles. In 2018, White Castle became the first fast-food hamburger chain and largest restaurant group to partner with Impossible™ Foods when it launched the plant-based Slider in all its restaurants.

The Impossible Slider is served with pickles and onions on White Castle's signature bun and can be customized to customers' desires, with or without cheddar cheese. This hot...

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Sep 8 11:26 AM, Urner Barry


The Retail Rundown: Seasonal Shifts in September

From back-to-school shopping to the return of NFL season, September ushers in a flurry of buying occasions for the retail sector as seasonal shifts in consumer buying behaviors begin to take hold. 

Purchases for school lunches, snacks, and extracurricular activities lift sales at the deli counter and prepared and frozen foods sections of the grocery store. Last week, the lunchmeat category earned $95.9 million in total sales, up from $67.4 million the week prior. Roasted turkey continued to drive deli service sales and retailed at $10.64 discounted, up 79 cents from...

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Sep 6 7:15 AM, UB Newswires


The Habit Burger Grill Introduces Brand-New Limited Offer: The Korean BBQ Charburger

Habit Burger Grill, the California-based restaurant company renowned for its award-winning Charburgers grilled over an open flame, signature sandwiches, fresh salads, and more, announces the launch of their limited-time-only, brand-new Korean BBQ Charburger, available starting September 6.

The meteoric rise and influence of South Korean culture across the globe has been astronomical - music, streaming drama shows, beauty industry, cuisine - and The Habit Burger Grill wants to bring the wildly popular flavors of Korea to its fans across the nation. The Korean BBQ...

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Sep 5 2:01 PM, Urner Barry


Wendy's New Loaded Nacho Sandwiches and Queso Fries Join the Made to Crave Menu

Wendy's® is throwing a flavor-packed touchdown into the hearts and taste buds of fans everywhere with its latest menu additions to the Made to Crave line-up – the Loaded Nacho Cheeseburger, Loaded Nacho Chicken Sandwich and Queso Fries. This winning combination of crunchy, cheesy goodness will have fans waving goodbye to their bland meals and transferring to Wendy's. It's time for a flavor upgrade.

A New Recruit Worth Rooting For: Loaded Nacho Cheeseburger

The new Loaded Nacho Cheeseburger delivers the unbeatable experience of a...

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Aug 23 7:55 AM, Urner Barry


SONIC Introduces New Savory Mashup with Bacon Peppercorn Ranch Grilled Cheese Burger

Why choose between a savory, satisfying hamburger and a warm, craveable grilled cheese when you could enjoy both? SONIC® Drive-In makes it easy for guests to have the best of both worlds with its latest Grilled Cheese Burger offering. The new Bacon Peppercorn Ranch Grilled Cheese Burger takes the brand’s popular entrée mashup to the next level of flavor, and is available for a limited time at SONIC locations nationwide beginning August 21.

The Bacon Peppercorn Ranch Grilled Cheese Burger will satisfy any craving by combining...

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Aug 22 8:00 AM, Urner Barry


Carl's Jr. Announces Limited-Time Big Char Chile Burger and Salted Caramel Pretzel Shake

Drumroll, please! Carl's Jr.® is introducing two new menu items on August 30 – the Big Char Chile Burger and Salted Caramel Pretzel Shake – available for a limited time until October 31. Can't wait? Great news! The Big Char Chile Burger will be available exclusively in the Carl's Jr. app starting August 23 – a week earlier than you can order in restaurant.

The Big Char Chile Burger features a juicy beef patty topped with Santa Fe sauce, pepperjack cheese, a whole charred green chile and iceberg...

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Aug 22 7:58 AM, Urner Barry


Bob Evans Restaurants Introduces Irresistible Rancher BBQ Braised Beef

Bob Evans Restaurants has announced “There’s A New Flavor in Town” with three unique dishes aimed to satisfy featuring craveable flavor combinations. Rancher BBQ Beef Dinner, Rancher BBQ Beef Mac & Cheese and Rancher BBQ Beef Burger, are made with farm fresh, braised and barbecued beef, ranch dressing and a sweet and smoky BBQ sauce. All three dishes are available system-wide at lunch or dinner. Each is mouthwatering and packed with flavor – a surefire way to turn heads at any dinner table.

Details of each dish include...

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Aug 18 7:59 AM, Urner Barry


Red Robin to Cook up Fun and Tasty Moments Across America with the Summer of Yummm Tour

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. is set to sizzle this summer, today announcing the launch of their "Summer of YUMMM®" tour, a multi-city burger bonanza featuring in-market activations and opportunities to sample Red Robin's new bigger, juicier burgers. Red Robin's burgers are now more delectable than ever due to an enhanced method for cooking patties and fresh ingredient upgrades.

Food, Fun, Photos and More in Local Markets
Local events will serve up plenty... 

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Jul 27 10:07 AM, Urner Barry


We Have the Meats, and Now the Burgers: Arby's Introduces Bacon Ranch Wagyu Blend Burger 

Arby's Canada, the sandwich chain renowned for its exceptional meats, announces its foray into the Canadian burger market with the debut of its Bacon Ranch Wagyu Blend Burger. The new burger, which features Arby’s delicious Wagyu beef recipe, will be available as of July 17 for a limited time.

The Arby’s Canada Bacon Ranch Wagyu Blend Burger is a testament to Arby’s commitment to quality – and tasty, meat-centric meals on the go. Crafted with precision, the burger blends 51% American...

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Jul 13 8:48 AM, Urner Barry


Dog Haus Continues to Innovate with Hyperlocology Partnership

Dog Haus is excited to announce that it has tapped Hyperlocology as its lead advertising partner.

The acclaimed brand entered 2023 seeking out the best digital advertising partner for franchise brands with the goal of maximizing every advertisement dollar, while using as many data sources as possible for targeting new and existing customer bases. That search led to Hyperlocology partnership, whose “brand directed, locally perfected” motto seamlessly relates with Dog Haus, and a deal was struck in February to begin working together.

“Now more than ever, meeting your customers where they are...

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Jun 30 1:32 PM, Urner Barry


Freddy's Launches New Pretzel Bacon BBQ Steakburger

Fast-casual restaurant concept, Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers®, announced today the launch of its new Pretzel Bacon BBQ Steakburger, Key Lime Pie Concrete and Very Berry Strawberry Shake. The limited-time offers are available to order starting June 21 through August 29 at participating Freddy's locations nationwide via drive-thru, in-restaurant dining, and pickup or delivery through the Freddy's mobile app and at https://freddys.com.

The cooked-to-order Pretzel Bacon BBQ Steakburger is made with two steakburger patties with melted American cheese, crispy bacon, sliced... 

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Jun 15 7:58 AM, Urner Barry


Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. Reports Results for the Fiscal First Quarter Ended April 16, 2023

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. a full-service restaurant chain serving an innovative selection of high-quality gourmet burgers in a family-friendly atmosphere, today reported financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended April 16, 2023.

Highlights for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2023, Compared to the First Quarter of Fiscal 2022:

  • Total revenues are $418.0 million, an increase of $22.4 million compared to 2022.
     -Comparable restaurant revenue(1) increased 8.6%.
     -Ninth consecutive quarter of positive comparable restaurant revenue(1) growth...
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May 25 8:40 AM, Urner Barry


The Retail Rundown: Grilling Ads Galore

Spending on meat purchases for this year's Memorial Day cookout is expected to total $1.6 billion, according to WalletHub. For this week’s retail rundown, we’ll take a look at how this year's protein features compare to Memorial Day 2022. 

Beef features climbed to the top spot with 27.3% of buying opportunities this week. Pork comes in second with 25% of total protein ad volume, closely followed by seafood with 24.6%. Chicken has 19.7% of total retail activity, up slightly from last week. 

Starting with the beloved burger, ground beef prices are mixed. Circana data indicated that 74-84% lean ground...

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May 24 7:06 AM, UB Newswires







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