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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.