Food and Beverage

  • CKE Restaurants, Inc. owns, operates and franchises some of the most popular brands in the quick-service restaurant industry, including the Carl’s Jr.®, Hardee’s®, Green Burrito® and Red Burrito® restaurant brands. The CKE system includes more than 3,200 restaurant locations in 42 states and in 25 countries. CKE is headquartered in Carpinteria, California.

  • Made with plant sterols proven to help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol, Corazonas give you the Freedom to Snack by enjoying the foods you love again! The company is named after the Spanish word for heart: corazón. The passion is creating great tasting, all-natural snacks that are truly good for your heart.

  • Islands Restaurants was founded in 1982 with a basic philosophy – serve great, fresh food with friendly service in a fun atmosphere. Entrepreneur Tony DeGrazier had a vision of a restaurant that would offer a simple, original menu featuring gourmet hamburgers, specialty drinks and a fun, tropical theme. In fact, he wanted to recreate the dining experiences he had in the 1960s while stationed in Oahu with his Navy buddies.

  • What began as a simple idea from a non-coffee drinker in need of a boost of energy has turned into a nutritionally superior product for parents, working professionals, athletes, and those looking for a delicious way to get energized. Designed for active, healthy and demanding lifestyles, Positive Energy is filling a void in the market for a refreshingly healthy alternative to coffee and energy drinks.