Category: fox-business/the-business-of-food

These 5 popular fast-food chains went out of business, but why?

If one thing rings true about the American cultural fabric, it’s our enduring love affair with fast food.  Over the last hundred years or so, countless fast-food chains have emerged that offer convenience, affordable fare and unique dining experiences. But as consumer preferences change over time, some franchises fail to keep up.  TACO BELL, PIZZA HUT GOING ‘AI-FIRST’ WITH FAST-FOOD INNOVATIONS Sometimes, bad business decisions…

Woman shocked at ‘pricey’ grocery store veggie and fruit platters costing over $30 each

A woman was shocked to find vegetable and fruit platters at the local grocery store with hefty price tags.  Nikita Cekay was shopping at a supermarket in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, when she came across a pre-cut vegetable platter.  The “celebration vegetable tray“ included tomatoes, cucumber, celery, carrots and cauliflower pieces and had a $45 CAD – or roughly $33 in U.S. dollars – price tag. FIVE GUYS’…

Hidden Valley Ranch launches Cheez-It-flavored dressing, ‘Cheezy Ranch’

Ranch dressing is getting a cheesy twist. Hidden Valley Ranch has announced its collaboration with Cheez-It to create the all-new Cheezy Ranch. The company is calling the dressing the “cheeziest ranch yet,” according to a press release. CHEEZ-IT LAUNCHES TWO NEW ‘EXTRA CRUNCHY’ SNACKS: ‘ABSURDLY-AMPED-UP SNACKING EXPERIENCE’ The cheesy creation was inspired by ranch lovers who combined ranch dressing with Cheez-It crackers, according to Hidden…