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Kellogg's Origins Apricot Cashew Coconut with Raisins & Almonds Muesli

Food maker rolls out next breakfast line

A West Michigan food maker has introduced a new line of breakfast items that harkens back to European tradition. Read More

Daimler Trucks

West Michigan suppliers win Daimler Masters of Quality awards

Commercial truck manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America recognized 91 suppliers, 11 of which reside in Michigan, as recipients of its 2014 Masters of Quality Supplier Award. Read More

GRBC Board

Brewery adds to beer board

A local brewpub is spicing up its beer board. Read More

GRBC Bottles

Brewery bottles beer

Despite a local brewery’s inability to distribute beer, it has started bottling beers for to-go sales. Read More

Blue Medora

VMware invests in software maker

A global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility has made a Series A investment in a local software maker. Read More

Dickinson Press

Private equity firm acquires printer

A private equity firm with a Michigan-focused fund has acquired a local printer. Read More

Environmental group says Michigan businesses favor Clean Power Plan

About 90 percent of more than 400 Michigan business leaders surveyed support reducing carbon emissions to help meet the federal Clean Power Plan, according to Environmental Entrepreneurs. Read More

Long Road takes long view with trio of expansion plans

The city’s first distillery has set its sights on some big expansion projects. Read More

Chef Gerry Ludwig

Gordon Food Service’s secret weapon

Food trends and fads come and go on a broad scale, so for a major business in the North American food industry, it pays to know what people want on the menu in the near future. Read More

food inspections

Health inspectors keep a close eye on food industry

Business owners often feel like a child taking a test in school when the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is inspecting their operation. Read More

Michigan Mobile Canning

Mobile canning company is running near capacity

Andrew McLean has put more than 43,000 miles on his new Chevy pickup truck since February. Read More

Michigan joins the plunge in international trade

International trade around the world is in a free fall this year. Read More

Something’s brewing downtown

The Michigan Trust Building will get a sample taste of its newest ground floor tenant during ArtPrize, when Ferris Coffee and Nut Co. sets up a pop-up shop. Read More

Holland power plant

Power plant prepares for heavy lifting

After travelling halfway across the world, four oversized modules for a new energy park are making a slow crawl through downtown Holland early this week. Read More

Perrin Brewing

Perrin is poised for growth

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) An 11-week retirement was enough for Keith Klopcic. Read More

Ottawa approves fueling station

A Zeeland-based company is refueling a local brownfield site with a $2.4M proposed investment in constructing an ethanol-blended station. Read More

Hadley Grandville

Vehicle supplier sells line

A supplier to the commercial vehicle market announced the sale of one of its product lines earlier this month. Read More

Brewed For

Series pairs beer and movies

A local brewery is putting on its second series in conjunction with Celebration! Cinema. Read More


All laughter aside, brewery hits trademark trouble

Fans of an electronic dance duo and a West Michigan brewery might be at a crossroads. Read More


Restaurant ranks among top 'independents' in Great Lakes

A local restaurant is considered one of the best independent restaurants in the Great Lakes region. Read More

Liz Bartlett

3D knitting startup wins 5x5 Night

An entrepreneur pursuing the creation of 3D-knitted products for multiple industries has won the latest 5x5 Night. Read More

Rockwell Republic rooftop patio women dining

Restaurant Week serves farm-to-table specials

West Michigan farms are flush with produce right now, and more than 60 local restaurants will take advantage of the bounty to create new menu items for this year’s Restaurant Week. Read More