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Bird flu is likely to return this fall, but state says it's prepared

Poultry producers and state officials in Minnesota are anxiously looking toward the fall, wondering whether the avian flu will make a comeback. The fast-spreading virus hit the state’s turkey...

September 08, 2015


Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty To $420,000 In Tax Fraud

Dexi Zheng, owner of two China Inn Buffet restaurants, filed the unreported sales under his father’s individual income tax return to save money.

September 03, 2015

The 'Best Food or Beverage' winner at the State Fair is ... a taco stand

The results are in and the best food on offer at this year’s State Fair comes from San Felipe Tacos. The eatery located in the Food Building took home the Great Minnesota Get-Together’s...

September 03, 2015


General Mills Sells Green Giant Frozen Vegetables For $765M

B&G Foods, makers of Cream of Wheat, will acquire both Green Giant and Le Sueur vegetable brands from General Mills in a $765 million cash exchange agreement.

September 03, 2015

8 Minnesota eateries named in Top 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies list

Several Minnesota eateries are among the nation’s Top 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies, digital reservations system OpenTable says. Minneapolis’ buzzing food scene, as USA Today...

September 01, 2015

From farm to fork: General Mills' 'ambitious' plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions

General Mills plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent over the next 20 years. The Golden Valley-based company announced its strategy Monday to reduce emissions across all its...

August 31, 2015

Have We Reached Peak Craft Brew?

The closure of Four Firkins this summer had some wondering if the market had reached a saturation point.

August 26, 2015

A Fair With No Fowl

A plan for dealing with the empty poultry barns at the State Fair.

August 26, 2015

New Technology At Restaurants Helps Prevent Employee Theft

The cash-loose universe of bars and restaurants is a proving ground for a new generation of security software.

August 26, 2015

The State Fair's all-you-can-drink milk will cost twice as much this year

Fairgoers will pay double the price for all-you-can-drink milk at the Minnesota State Fair this year. The Midwest Dairy Association, which runs the milk stand, will be charging $2 per glass this...

August 24, 2015

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