Food Service & Agriculture

Growers, processors and distributors


Downtown is right in its Wheelhouse

Meritage had long coveted a central city eatery, but parking was always an issue.

May 27, 2016
Meritage Hospitality Group is increasing its efforts in downtown Grand Rapids while also looking to grow its national footprint. Read More

Coffee chain marks next downtown location

May 26, 2016
A coffee chain is opening a new location downtown. Read More

Café opens flagship franchise location

May 26, 2016
A café business in the region has set up a $1-million concept location to help facilitate franchising. Read More

Craft spirits maker wins Best Gin at global competition

May 25, 2016
A local craft spirits maker has won the Best Gin honor at a global blind-tasting competition for gin. Read More

Donut and coffee chain expands footprint

May 24, 2016
A growing chain of donut and coffee shops is looking for franchisees as it expands its footprint in West Michigan and statewide. Read More

Breweries and neighborhood culture

May 24, 2016
Every city, town and neighborhood has a voice. This voice represents and labels a community. This voice describes the neighborhood and welcomes people into it. But where does this unique voice come from? How does a neighborhood establish and develop their specific culture? Read More

Restaurant and bar opens downtown

May 23, 2016
The restaurant and bar in the works at a major development downtown is now open. Read More

Pizzeria chain opens first location in market

May 20, 2016
A fast-casual pizzeria chain is opening its first location in West Michigan along a major retail corridor. Read More

Restaurant company plans 121 new locations

May 20, 2016
A local restaurant company has a new five-year goal. Read More

Brewery releases maple beer

May 19, 2016
A brewery in the area is releasing a specialty maple beer. Read More