FOOD SERVICE & AGRICULTURE
Growers, processors and distributors
Everyone’s heard of grocery store dash shows, but not usually when it comes to hiring staff. With intense competition for talent across industries, SpartanNash is trying to get creative in bringing new talent through the door.
United Methodist Community House (UMCH) hired Monique Davis as its director of food services.
United Methodist Community House has under its belt just over six months of running its Fresh Market and is in the process of expanding its hours and offerings for residents of 49507.
Michigan shoppers will see more Country Fresh brand dairy products on grocery shelves, courtesy of new ownership.
An East Grand Rapids carry-out pizza and Italian food place is closing its doors for a time.
Garage Bar & Grill is looking to hire 47 employees to staff its new Ada location.
Restaurateur Mark Sellers is partnering with PlazaCorp to open an anchor restaurant in The Exchange building in downtown Kalamazoo.
A festival being held next month in downtown Grand Rapids will feature beer from more than 30 Grand Rapids breweries.
Grand Rapids-based S. Abraham & Sons, a c-store distributor and subsidiary of Imperial Trading Company, is switching its Fruit Ridge Farms brand salads to Revolution Farms, a major year-round lettuce farm in Michigan.
A restaurant group has signed an agreement with a franchisee who plans to open locations of a gourmet hot dog, sausage and burger concept in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.
Outside-the-box cookie flavors, like those with potato chips and cereals, are coming to Grand Rapids via a new location of Detroit Cookie Co.
Some dairy farmers may find financial relief through the Pandemic Market Volatility Assistance Program and the Dairy Donation Program that the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last month.
A new upscale restaurant is opening this week on the ground floor of the Canopy by Hilton hotel in downtown Grand Rapids’ Studio Park.
Five months after Vicksburg native Chris Moore acquired the assets of Kalamazoo’s MacKenzie’s Bakery, the business now called Mackenzies Vicksburg has appointed two longtime Kalamazoo staffers to run the new location.
A sister restaurant to The Chop House and Palio will bring fresh seafood, a raw bar, steaks and more to a downtown Grand Rapids development.
A new study found Grand Rapids is among the top 25 U.S. cities whose leisure and hospitality job markets have bounced back the most after COVID-19.
Perrin Brewing Company announced a snack-worthy partnership with Pop Daddy Snacks.
After being rocked by the deadly pandemic, Michigan’s agricultural economy is rebounding.
A locally based hospitality group signed a development agreement with Taco John’s to build at least 50 new restaurants by 2026, including “significant expansion” in West Michigan.
The Taste of Muskegon food festival is returning to Muskegon with a special autumn edition next month.
Revolution Farms, an indoor hydroponic farm in Caledonia, named Trent Hartwig as its new president.
A new culinary director and executive chef from the East Coast was hired to expand and refresh the Garage Bar and Graydon’s Crossing concepts.
SpartanNash is pitching in to help food banks deal with milk shortages.