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‘A bit of a romantic idea’

Gray Skies Distillery fits into the past, future of Monroe North Business District.

May 1, 2015
Brandon Voorhees hopes when Grand Rapidians walk into local bars in a few years, a selection of Michigan-based cocktails will sit alongside the Michigan beer menus. Read More

Feds impose sanction on hard cider maker

May 1, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is restricting a hard cider maker in the region from “operating in the produce industry.” Read More

Appliance maker rolls out five-door refrigerator

May 1, 2015
A refrigerator’s job is to keep foods fresh and organized, which is why an appliance maker is introducing a “first-of-its-kind” five-door refrigerator. Read More

Kellogg names North American president

May 1, 2015
Kellogg has a new leader for its North American business. Read More

Food maker donates $200K to help Nepal

April 30, 2015
A food maker has donated $200,000 to the World Food Programme, or WFP, to assist with disaster relief and humanitarian efforts after the devastating earthquake in Nepal and the surrounding region. Read More

Perrigo rejects latest acquisition offer

April 29, 2015
A rival drug maker has upped its bid for over-the-counter medicine maker Perrigo, but Perrigo continues to refuse the company’s unsolicited offers. Read More

Brewery expands production capacity

April 28, 2015
One of the largest breweries in the region is expanding. Read More

Produce equipment maker acquires company

April 28, 2015
An acquisition will bring together two produce equipment makers and form a 100-person company in the process. Read More

Perrigo rejects latest offer from rival drug maker

April 27, 2015
Over-the-counter medicine maker Perrigo is rejecting the latest unsolicited acquisition offer from a rival drug maker. Read More

Energy company reaches $25M settlement with state

April 27, 2015
| By AP
LANSING — An energy company has pleaded no contest to attempted anti-trust violations and agreed to pay $25 million to settle claims that it conspired to keep prices down during an auction for oil and gas leases, state officials announced. Read More