FOOD SERVICE & AGRICULTURE
Growers, processors and distributors
A Jersey Mike’s Subs location opened in Fruitport on Wednesday.
A Chinese and hibachi restaurant opened in the restaurant side of the former Kingfisher Restaurant & Deli.
The Michigan Craft Beverage Council released its 2020 Michigan Grape and Hop Inventory report in March, and it revealed the wine grape inventory in Michigan increased by 325 acres.
After taking a break during the craziness that was 2020, Transformando West Michigan returned this year with a new round of classes for its participants.
SpartanNash hired a senior vice president to oversee its supply chain.
New York-based Square Roots, an urban indoor farming company, opened a two-story indoor farm located at Gordon Food Service headquarters in Wyoming.
An event that will offer up completely free goods and products to the public is coming to the Fulton Street Farmers Market this month.
A pizza place and a Lebanese restaurant announced over the weekend that they are closing their doors.
SpartanNash is expanding its corporate social responsibility with a new ethics code for its vendors, suppliers and contractors.
A local restaurant company promoted its marketing manager to director of marketing.
Two West Michigan farms are among seven in the state that will be permanently preserved for agricultural use, courtesy of Michigan’s agricultural preservation fund grants that total $1.8 million.
What started out as simply making vegan products for her own skin issues is now a full-fledged business for Ivana Rivera.
The Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention and Visitors Bureau debuted a new social district in Saugatuck’s riverfront shopping district area to spur spending at area businesses and restaurants this spring.
A nonprofit that serves children, youth and families will host a grand opening this week for its new Fresh Market at UMCH.
Dennis Eidson will retire from his post as SpartanNash’s board chair this spring when his term expires.
The Kent County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to waive the 2021 foodservice licensing fee for all existing food establishments in Kent County due to the significant hardship food establishments have experienced with closures and capacity limitations related to COVID‐19.
West Michigan Works! will host a virtual agribusiness job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday.
Wahlburgers will open its first West Michigan location this summer inside the new Residence Inn by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown.
Starting in May, Gettin’ Fresh Food Truck will rebrand as Roll Call and debut a new menu.
The movement for a more equitable future within the food industry is growing, and two local players are among those planting and watering the seeds.
An LGBTQ advocacy nonprofit is offering to help the restaurant industry do better creating safe spaces for diverse patrons.
Factorial Holdings LLC, the Grand Rapids-area Burger King franchisee, is hiring in all positions at its 26 restaurants in the greater Grand Rapids area this month.
The B.O.B. is planning to reopen some of its restaurants and entertainment hotspots next week for indoor dining and live entertainment.
The leaders at Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, the largest egg producer in Michigan, were honored with the 2021 Distinguished Service Award from the Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.