Food Service & Agriculture

Growers, processors and distributors


HopCat is dropping the Crack Fries name

December 11, 2018
A locally based chain of beer bars is changing the name of its acclaimed fries after determining the name isn’t “compatible” with its “vision of creating an inclusive company.” Read More

Coffee company expands distribution

December 11, 2018
A local coffee company has added dozens of retail locations in the state to its distribution footprint. Read More

Founders releases availability calendar

December 11, 2018
Founders Brewing Co. has released its 2019 availability calendar, confirming changes and additions to the brewery’s lineup, including the return of a couple of fan favorites. Read More

Spirits maker and coffee company partner on liqueur

December 10, 2018
A local distillery and coffee roaster have teamed up to produce an Italian liqueur. Read More

Grocery chain releases corporate responsibility report

December 10, 2018
A grocery chain has released a report highlighting its efforts last year to give back, promote sustainability and support farmers and food producers. Read More

Brewery goes back to nature

Third Nature’s rustic 7 1/2-acre setting makes use of many natural amenities.

December 7, 2018
When Troy and Chad Zitzelsberger, along with their brother-in-law Bryce Roebke, got the green light back in April to build a brewery outside of Rockford, they weren’t entirely sure what it would look like. Read More

Photon farms do not qualify for land preservation tax credit

State officials say solar panels block usable farmland.

Farming and land preservation tax breaks for solar energy don’t mix, according to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Read More

Brewery releasing hard seltzer

December 7, 2018
A brewery in the area is rolling out its first hard seltzer. Read More

South Korean restaurant chain opens location

December 7, 2018
A South Korean restaurant chain has opened its first Michigan location along a major retail corridor in town. Read More

Food maker creates three new snack lines

December 7, 2018
A food maker will soon roll out three new snack lines under several existing brands. Read More