Food Service & Agriculture

Growers, processors and distributors


Packaged-water company partners on goal to plant one million trees

March 31, 2015
A packaged-water company has partnered with the National Forest Foundation to help the company reach its goal to plant one million trees by 2020. Read More

New firm reflects a farm heritage

David Rasch first learned about investing from his father, an apple grower on the Fruit Ridge.

March 27, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) David Rasch, founder and president of a small new firm called Harvest Wealth Advisors, figures he was about 6 years old when he first saw his father studying the stock market at the family dining table and talking to his mother about their investments. Read More

Brewery sells to Colorado company

March 27, 2015
A growing craft brewery that distributes in Michigan has been purchased by a brewery with an international distribution footprint. Read More

Beverage distributor wins national Lifetime Leadership Award

March 27, 2015
A man who’s been working in the beverage distribution industry for decades has won a national lifetime achievement award. Read More

Brewery cans summer beer

March 26, 2015
One of the state’s summer craft beer staples is coming to market in a new container. Read More

Startup develops food-discovery app

March 26, 2015
A startup is developing a web and mobile app to help people with dietary restrictions explore healthy food options nearby. Read More

Woman faces prison time over fast-food shooting

March 26, 2015
| By AP
A woman unhappy with her fast-food order is facing prison time for shooting at the restaurant. Read More

Bar travels south for $3M expansion

March 25, 2015
A bar chain is entering its fourth state. Read More

Cider makers come full circle

A 150-year-old family farm in Hudsonville is impetus for new business venture.

March 20, 2015
Following a year of painstaking renovations, a trio of partners recently pushed out their first two batches of cider. Read More

Bar and restaurant supplier growing like brew pubs

BBC Distributing has compostable products for green-thinking customers.

March 20, 2015
BBC Distributing Co., previously known as Bar Beverage Control since its founding in Grand Rapids 40 years ago, changed hands in 2013 and now has business across the entire Lower Peninsula — including southeast Michigan — and in northern Indiana. Read More