Food

Michael Foods

Post Buys Minnetonka’s Michael Foods For $2.45B

In the largest transaction in either company’s histories, Post, known for its huge cereal business, is acquiring Michael Foods, a large Minnesota-based maker of packaged food products.

April 17, 2014

Rita's

Rita’s Italian Ice Franchise Is Coming To MN

In May, Minnesota will become the 24th state to house a Rita’s Italian Ice when two local franchisees open a new store.

April 17, 2014

Minneapolis council member wants foam containers banned at restaurants

Foam containers are used to carry lots of food and drink out of restaurants. But a proposal in Minneapolis would clamp a lid on their use. City council member Andrew Johnson tells the Star Tribune...

April 16, 2014

Minnesota breweries take home medals at World Beer Cup

Cheers! Five Minnesota breweries won awards at the World Beer Cup last weekend. The World Beer Cup is held every two years by the Brewers Association, which is the largest organization of brewers...

April 15, 2014

Minn. butter-makers abuzz over boom; others not buying it

The butter versus margarine debate rages on, even as Minnesota butter producers are celebrating an uptick in butter consumption. Nationwide, butter sales by volume increased 5 percent last year...

April 14, 2014

Andrew Zimmern

Two MN Eateries Win Zimmern’s National Food Award

General Mills and Andrew Zimmern teamed up to recognize the country’s best of the best across 20 food-related categories.

April 10, 2014

Minneapolis named on list of "most underrated" food towns

Food snobs often wave their whisks in the direction of the big cities on the coasts when pointing to the best areas to indulge in the latest, greatest gourmet fare. But now Thrillist, a website...

April 09, 2014

Nelson's Ice Cream in Stillwater

Historic Stillwater Ice Cream Shop Expands To St. Paul

After more than 90 years in business, Nelson’s Ice Cream is opening up a second location in St. Paul.

April 09, 2014

Beer

FDA Responds To Craft Brewer Backlash Over Proposed Rule

Craft breweries have worried that proposed FDA rules could disrupt longstanding relationships with farmers, but the government is clarifying its intentions and will issue revised language this summer.

April 08, 2014

Details Emerge About Parasole's Planned Uptown Restaurant

James Beard Award-winning chef Tim McKee will lead Parasole’s new Uptown Minneapolis restaurant, which may end up in the space currently occupied by Uptown Cafeteria.

April 03, 2014

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