Competitor News: Taco Bell is in the Breakfast Business and More

We haven’t reported too much of late on our competitors, but there is much to report, so we’ll try to catch you up in this issue . . . Taco Bell has joined the breakfast competition, announcing a few weeks ago that beginning March 27, they will offer a rather extensive breakfast menu from 7AM…

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Competitor News: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

Krispy Kreme has reached agreement with Green Mountain Coffee which will result in a Krispy Kreme coffee brand in K-Cups being put out to the market in the grocery and retail channels by the end of 2014.  Speaking of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, they were just hit with a lawsuit by Illinois-based TreeHouse Foods, Inc.…

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Will Wendy’s bite into Krispy Kreme?

Dan Gearino reports in THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH that Wendy’s/Arby’s has indicated it would like to buy another restaurant company, a possible target has emerged: Krispy Kreme. The rumor surfaced on Breifing.com and then was reported by Barron’s.

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