Displaying items tagged: food

Monday, 06 June 2022 15:58

Metro Grand Rapids, Detroit selected for expanded federal urban agriculture program

Metropolitan Grand Rapids will be home to a new federal urban agriculture committee designed to help the nation’s Farm Service Agency administer its programs at a local level.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 10:48

SpartanNash, DoorDash partner to expand on-demand grocery delivery

BYRON CENTER — Grocery retailer and food distributor SpartanNash Co. has partnered with global tech company DoorDash Inc. to provide on-demand grocery delivery for a large swath of the nation.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Tuesday, 03 May 2022 16:34

Unity Vibration Kombucha to expand with national presence after latest investment

YPSILANTI — Unity Vibration Kombucha LLC, a Michigan-based brewer and the first to develop a kombucha beer, has inked a deal with a national beverage consultant firm to expand sales throughout the United States.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Tuesday, 05 April 2022 11:40

Square Roots, GFS expand Midwest reach with new indoor farm in Ohio

Indoor farming operator Square Roots Urban Growers has again teamed up with Gordon Food Service Inc. to launch a fourth farm and further expand the duo’s Midwest reach.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Monday, 04 April 2022 16:42

Revolution Farms CEO, former Founders exec ventures into first-of-its-kind bubbled wine product

John Green is bringing lessons he learned as an industry-agnostic investor and entrepreneur to a new craft beverage venture.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Wednesday, 16 February 2022 12:58

Barrio taco restaurant set to open this spring in downtown Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — Barrio, a Cleveland-based taco chain with multiple locations in Michigan, is expected to open this spring on the first floor of the historic Helmer Building in downtown Grand Rapids.

Monday, 14 February 2022 18:50

Grand Haven restaurant The Toasted Pickle expanding with new downtown Rockford location

ROCKFORD — The Toasted Pickle specialty sandwich shop in Grand Haven is expanding with a second location in downtown Rockford at the former Ramona’s Table restaurant.

Tuesday, 01 February 2022 15:29

Founders names new CEO from affiliated brewery in Colorado

GRAND RAPIDS — Founders Brewing Co. has announced its new CEO just two weeks after one of its co-founders indicated he would be stepping away from the leadership position.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Wednesday, 26 January 2022 16:29

Square Roots, GFS partner on new Wisconsin indoor farming operation

Indoor farming operation Square Roots Urban Growers and Gordon Food Service Inc. are partnering to create a new farm in Kenosha, Wis.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Tuesday, 25 January 2022 11:39

SpartanNash plans California distribution center to better serve West Coast clients

BYRON CENTER — Grocery retailer and distributor SpartanNash Co. is leveraging a long-standing relationship with a West Coast partner to expand its distribution business.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Thursday, 20 January 2022 14:02

Holland company plans $31M cold storage expansion to capitalize on regional food processing

HOLLAND — Transportation solutions company Art Mulder & Sons Trucking Inc. plans to invest more than $31 million in a project to greatly enhance its cold storage capabilities.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Wednesday, 19 January 2022 15:59

Founders Brewing CEO stepping down; search for new leader underway

GRAND RAPIDS — Founders Brewing Co. co-founder and CEO Mike Stevens is leaving his post at the helm of the craft brewery in the coming weeks.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Wednesday, 12 January 2022 17:01

Welch’s to invest $26.2M in new bottling line at Van Buren County facility

LAWTON — Global food manufacturer Welch Foods Inc. plans to invest $26.2 million and add up to 57 jobs for a new bottling line planned at its facility in Van Buren County, state officials announced today.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Wednesday, 16 June 2021 09:29

Bobcat Bonnie’s restaurant coming to Grand Rapids’ Breton Village in fall 2021

GRAND RAPIDS — Detroit-based Bobcat Bonnie’s restaurant is planning to open its first West Michigan location at the former Houlihan’s Restaurant and Bar in Breton Village.

Wednesday, 17 March 2021 16:20

GR food startup Basalt finds brick-and-mortar home in Eastown

GRAND RAPIDS — From the moment Steven Martinez-Thiel launched his Grand Rapids-based food startup Basalt, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to derail it.

Published in Small Business