breakfast

PepsiCo Introduces a Mountain Dew Breakfast Drink

If you don't like coffee or tea, PepsiCo has a new breakfast drink that might perk you up. Kickstart has Mountain Dew flavor but is made with 5 percent juice and Vitamins B and C, along with an extra jolt of caffeine.

14 Veterans Day Freebies for Those Who Served

As a salute to those who have served our country, on Friday, many restaurants and other businesses are offering freebies to active military and veterans for Veterans Day. In many cases, you'll need military ID or proof of service; other deals apply to civilians too. Dig in and enjoy. That's an order!

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters to Buy Van Houtte for $891 Million

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (GMCR) will buy gourmet coffee roaster Van Houtte for C$915 million ($891 million). Van Houtte is currently owned by investment fund Littlejohn & Co., which took the company private in a deal worth about C$600 million in 2007.

Quaker Oats Enlists Bob Harper of 'Biggest Loser' for New Campaign

The Quaker Oats Company, a unit of PepsiCo (PEP), introduced two new brands of hot cereal and a marketing campaign featuring Bob Harper, the host of NBC%u2019s "The Biggest Loser." Quakers Oats will introduce Mix-Up Creations Instant Oatmeal, which will be aimed at children, and Hearty Medleys Instant Multigrain, the company said in a statement.

Taco Bell to embrace breakfast

For those craving a Mexican-inspired burrito breakfast, Taco Bell will soon be your go-to spot. The restaurant chain will permanently launch a...

Breakfast Appetites Feed Restaurant Profits

U.S. restaurants' breakfast sales have been rising, while lunch and dinner counts have fallen, according to a recent report. So eateries are battling it out in the morning, especially over the item Americans are increasingly fond of -- the breakfast sandwich.

Hardee's joins breakfast war

Add another one to the list of growing fast food chains vying for your breakfast dollars. Hardee's announced it's loading up one of its signature...

Subway to debut breakfast menu

Sandwich giant Subway announced that it wants to take a bite out of the breakfast market with the nationwide launch of egg and cheese breakfast...

Brunch Nation: Why It's the Hottest Meal of the Year

The recession has turned us into a nation who brunches. It makes sense that in hard times, a restaurant outing that combines two meals into one would become as hot as jalapeño-cheddar frittata. Brunch traffic rose more than 8% for 2009 while traffic for all other meals was down.