Food Service & Agriculture

Growers, processors and distributors

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Food maker eliminating 250 jobs

January 18, 2017
A food maker in the region announced today that it will eliminate 250 jobs. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Jon O'Connor and Kyle Van Strien of Long Road Distillers

January 17, 2017
Jon O'Connor and Kyle Van Strien — the co-owners of Long Road Distillers — are the featured guests in episode 17 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Restaurant chain closes downtown location

January 16, 2017
A restaurant chain has closed its doors downtown after three years in operation. Read More

Michigan wineries diversify to stay fresh

While their central focus remains on wines, region’s vintners see importance of appealing to a wider crowd.

January 13, 2017
Big and small winemakers in the region have something in common: The need to stay relevant as Michigan’s beverage industry grows. Read More

Food maker names CFO

January 13, 2017
A food maker in the region has named a new chief financial officer. Read More

Partners opening brewery on 28th Street

January 12, 2017
A new “local watering hole” is set to open on 28th Street. Read More

'Active lifestyle' restaurant franchise entering market

January 12, 2017
An "active lifestyle" restaurant franchise out of the country’s Northeast has signed an agreement with its first Michigan franchisee to bring several restaurants to the state over the next few years. Read More

Chicken fast-food chain re-submits plan for location

January 12, 2017
A denied location for a chicken fast-food chain is back at the drawing board. Read More

Brewery plans West Side taproom

January 9, 2017
Designs for a Grand Rapids taproom by the nation’s first all-sour barrel-aged brewery have been filed with the city. Read More

Whiskey bar opening on West Side

January 9, 2017
A bar with a selection of more than 100 whiskeys is slated to open on the West Side. Read More