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The people who make Spam are buying Justin's organic nut butter

The makers of Spam are buying another peanut butter company. Austin-based Hormel Foods, which already owns Skippy, announced Wednesday it’s agreed to acquire Justin’s, LLC – an organic...

May 18, 2016

Fish kill from wastewater is part of $1.5M pollution fine for MN beet group

A Minnesota sugar beet cooperative that discharged wastewater into a creek – leading to a big fish kill – will pay $1.5 million for that incident, and other environmental violations. The Minnesota...

May 13, 2016

It looks like liquor stores in MN will still be closed on Sundays for awhile

It looked like lawmakers probably wouldn’t tackle Sunday liquor sales this session, since they had less time than usual and some other big issues that had to get sorted out. But on Thursday...

May 12, 2016

It looks like another MN restaurant will be featured on the Food Network

@elsprintguy on set of Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives with @GuyFieri & @FoodNetwork@TeamTNT @mmcmahon09 @marceloclaure pic.twitter.com/VR2xKf3fGv — El Sprint Guy Mn (@elsprintguy) May 11...

May 12, 2016

One Target is getting a Chobani Cafe (yes, the Greek yogurt people)

The Greek yogurt giant Chobani is getting a cafe – inside a Target. The Minneapolis-based retailer said Wednesday morning the Chobani Cafe will be located in Target’s new Tribeca neighborhood...

May 11, 2016

Cage-free eggs: Dairy Queen is the latest company to announce the switch

Dairy Queen is the latest company to pledge it will switch to only cage-free eggs in the near future. The switch covers shelled eggs, liquid eggs, and Dairy Queen-specific products that have eggs...

May 10, 2016

What's Caribou Coffee's owner doing buying Krispy Kreme?

The group that owns Caribou Coffee is adding a common coffee partner to its roster: doughnuts. Krispy Kreme is being purchased by JAB Holding Company – a group that owns a bunch of different...

May 09, 2016

A Minnesota winery wants all of your dandelions

Sick of all the dandelions in your yard? Well, Urban Forage Winery wants them. They’re hoping to get their hands on as many as possible so they can make their first commercial batch of...

May 09, 2016

These 4 Minnesota breweries won awards at the World Beer Cup

Four Minnesota breweries took home medals at the 2016 World Beer Cup over the weekend. The World Beer Cup, which is put on by the Brewers Association, is held every two years and is described as...

May 08, 2016

Frozen vegetable recall expands to all 50 states, over 350 products

A frozen vegetable recall has now expanded to every state after an outbreak of listeria, the FDA announced. What was once just 15 frozen vegetable items, including one product sold by Minnesota...

May 07, 2016

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