Franchisee to close up to 300 Pizza Hut locations

Aug 18, 2020
The mostly dine-in restaurants are run by NPC International. Don't worry — 6,700 locations will remain open.
A customer picks up pizzas at a Pizza Hut in Miami on Aug. 17. The chain's largest franchise operator was having financial problems even before the pandemic.
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Big brands hop on "Veganuary" bandwagon to lure new customers

Jan 21, 2019
A vegan challenge is the latest hashtag to flood your Instagram feed.
Healthy baked sweet potato burger with whole grain bun, guacamole, vegan mayonnaise and vegetables on a board. 
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Pizza Hut is now the official pizza of the NFL

Feb 28, 2018
Pizza Hut is replacing Papa John’s, which announced yesterday it was ending its contract with the National Football League. The league’s viewer numbers are down over the last couple of years. And a few months ago, Papa John’s then-CEO John Schnatter blamed players’ kneeling in protest during the national anthem as a big part of […]

The "Illuminati of cheese" is filling fast food chains with cheesy dishes

Jul 20, 2017
“Got Milk?” is arguably the dairy industry’s best ad slogan ever. But how about “Got Cheese?” That do anything for you? Americans are eating record amounts of cheese — 35 pounds of it per person each year on average. But diary farmers still have plenty left over, and there’s a huge surplus of the base product, milk, […]

There's a pizza cheese empire, and you've probably never heard of it

Jun 6, 2017
Pizza Hut, Papa John's and Domino's all buy mozzarella from Leprino Foods.
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The Transaction: A tale of pizza and love

Feb 25, 2016
Marcos Menendez tells a story about a pizza purchase, a delivery boy, and love.
A customer walks in to a Pizza Hut restaurant during lunchtime on April 19, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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What's driving fast-food meal deals?

Jan 14, 2016
A "me, too" philosophy among fast food giants means many are offering combo meal deals.

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Corporate Twitter accounts try to be bae ... and fail

Dec 29, 2014
Throwing around "bae" doesn't make a brand cool. You heard me, Pizza Hut.