RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A pet food manufacturer is taking over the former MillerCoors plant in Eden and pledging to create 300 jobs, the N.C. Department of Commerce said Wednesday.
DETROIT (AP) — Proposals are being sought for developments at two sites in Detroit’s Eastern Market area.
Nearly one acre (.4 hectare) of vacant land on the northeast corner of the Dequindre...
Uber buys Postmates for $2.65 billion as food delivery companies try to survive a crowded, intensely competitive field
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber buys Postmates for $2.65 billion as food delivery companies try to survive a crowded, intensely competitive field.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State officials are setting aside time slots for food industry workers for COVID-19 testing at numerous New Mexico Department of Health field offices statewide....
HONOLULU (AP) — Members of the Oahu business community took to the grounds of Honolulu's city government building to protest a bill that would ban a range of single-use plastic items.
INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — The first of three workshops on entrepreneurial farming and food manufacturing is this week in West Virginia.
West Virginia State University Extension Service is hosting the series, to be held throughout Kanawha County. The series leads up to the West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference and Community Expo on the university's campus in May.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Kroger says it is exploring the possible sale of a business unit that produces ice cream and beverages.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jennifer Mellard's journey to federally certified organic food manufacturing began with a somewhat less healthy foray, a custom cake and baked goods shop in Prairieville.
She ran Sweet Sentiments Bakeshop for four years and enjoyed it. But over time, improving her family's health — starting with their diet — became more and more important. Eventually, that concern moved Mellard in a different business direction.
NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrant workers at a famed New York bakery who are threatened with being fired if they don't produce legal work papers defied the government outside President Donald Trump's Manhattan home on Saturday.
Thirty-one employees of the Tom Cat Bakery also could be deported if they don't prove by April 21 that they're in the country legally.
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — A pet food manufacturing facility in Fort Smith has announced plans for an expansion that will create 130 new jobs.
Mars Petcare announced Wednesday that it will invest $72 million — with the potential to grow to $110 million — in the Fort Smith plant, which produces dog food and cat food under the Cesar, Nutro and Sheba brand names.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The new owner of Boulder Brands is moving the company's frozen food manufacturing to Fayetteville, Arkansas.
The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/2bsH6Q3 ) that Pinnacle Foods purchased the brand for $975 million in November. According to a statement from the New Jersey-based company, EVOL frozen food has outgrown its existing Boulder facilities but the organization's Fayetteville structure can accommodate its growth.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are building a 55,000-square-foot food manufacturing hub with a Japanese salad dressing company as the first tenant.
The city Economic Development Corporation announced the creation of the food hub in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn on Wednesday. Officials say the space will serve up to 10 food manufacturing companies.
City officials made the announcement at the grand opening of MOMO Dressing, a family-owned Japanese...