Food Service & Agriculture

Growers, processors and distributors


Arcadia Ales celebrates 20 years

Suprise left sales job in 1996 to open brewery in Battle Creek.

September 23, 2016
A proud Tim Suprise walked into his boss’ office in 1995 with what he claimed to be good and great news. Read More

Bar chain picks next Michigan location

September 23, 2016
A local restaurant and bar chain is expanding its presence in the state. Read More

Pennsylvania coffee company plans factory

September 23, 2016
A coffee company based in Pennsylvania is planning to invest millions to open a plant in the region. Read More

Coffee company opens shop downtown

September 22, 2016
A local coffee company has opened a new coffee shop downtown. Read More

Craft spirits maker releases cherry brandy

September 21, 2016
A local craft spirits maker is releasing a specialty cherry liquor. Read More

College opening brewery downtown

September 20, 2016
A college downtown is testing the theory that beer does make you smarter. Read More

Fast-food restaurant GM rates among tops in chain

September 19, 2016
The general manager of a local fast-food location has been named one of the top 10 GMs by a global chain. Read More

Food distributor names chief HR officer

September 19, 2016
There’s a new C-suite executive at a local food distributor and retailer. Read More

Inside Track: Brewing up a career

Infante’s love of arguing, beer helps him create practice as alcoholic beverage lawyer.

September 16, 2016
For a while, Joseph Infante was in line to be a geologist, based on a suggestion by his older brother of an easy class at Michigan State University. Read More

Restaurant pairs French cuisine, cider

Vander Mill offers 30 people a chance to learn about food and beverage pairings.

September 16, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Paul Vander Heide is confident the best meal in Grand Rapids on Sept. 27 will be at Vander Mill. Read More