Food Service & Agriculture

Growers, processors and distributors


Brandy wins 'top-rated' title at international competition

December 8, 2016
A spirit by a local distillery has been named the Top Rated Fruit Brandy at an international competition. Read More

Malted barley company rides ‘perfect storm’ to expansion

Pilot Malt House announces partnership with larger brewing supply company to distribute product outside of Michigan.

December 2, 2016
Michigan-grown and malted barley, and other grains, soon could be in the hands of thousands of brewers across the country. Read More

Coffee shop rooted in community

Roots Brew Shop co-owners look to the future as popularity on West Side grows.

December 2, 2016
Mallory Root realized early in her post-college work life she was good at one thing in particular: managing a staff. Read More

Meijer names CEO

December 2, 2016
Meijer has named a non-family member to the position of CEO. Read More

Bar planning addition

December 2, 2016
A bar in town is planning a major makeover. Read More

Private equity firm sells gas station chain

December 2, 2016
A national convenience store company has acquired a long-time West Michigan chain of gas stations and its sister chain of tobacco stores. Read More

Bartenders compete in live cocktail competition

December 2, 2016
Six of the best bartenders in Grand Rapids are set to go head-to-head on Monday. Read More

Business incubator hires PR firm

November 30, 2016
A small business incubator focused on agricultural technology has selected a PR firm to help with its marketing and rebranding. Read More

Attorney plans urban brewery

November 28, 2016
A local attorney is planning a new brewery for a Grand Rapids neighborhood. Read More

Brewery is finalist for national Good Food Award

November 24, 2016
A Grand Rapids brewery is among the national finalists for a Good Food Award. Read More