Food Service & Agriculture

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EPA is stirring up the waters

West Michigan farmers and home builders are alarmed by recent proposal.

August 29, 2014
This spring, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule under the Clean Water Act that would redefine what can be regulated by the U.S. government as a “water of the United States.” Read More

Kellogg report reveals company-wide engagement drives diversity

Company is challenging itself to grow its ‘cultural intelligence.’

August 29, 2014
Kellogg Co., the Battle Creek cereal maker, has released its fifth annual diversity report, putting the spotlight on company-wide efforts to bring everyone to the table. Read More

Startup maps brewery shuttle

August 29, 2014
Grand Rapids beer has created another business. Read More

Foundation awards MSU $6M for food programs

August 29, 2014
| By AP
A local foundation has awarded Michigan State University $6 million in grants for research and outreach programs to promote access to healthy food in the state. Read More

Restaurant group expands Southern holdings

August 28, 2014
A local restaurant group has added another 20 eateries to its corporate menu. Read More

Mimi Fritz implements Downtown Market vision

August 26, 2014
For the last two years, Mimi Fritz has focused with single-minded determination on the construction, leasing, staffing and program development of the Grand Rapids Downtown Market. Read More

Cynthia Havard has a full plate

August 26, 2014
Cynthia Havard holds two vital roles in the success of Cole’s Quality Foods Inc. while working in a world traditionally dominated by men. Read More

Migrant workers sue seed company

August 25, 2014
| By AP
A major seed company is being sued by more than 30 migrant farm workers who said they were underpaid while removing tassels from corn. Read More

Startup raises $10M in funding

August 25, 2014
A startup planning to introduce a new "environmentally friendly" bio-pesticide to the marketplace next year has closed a $10 million Series C round of preferred stock financing. Read More

Bar plans to enter downtown market

August 25, 2014
“If Walmart had a bar, this would be it.” Read More