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300 Laid Off As Cattle Shortage Shuts South St. Paul Beef Plant

Dakota Premium said it does not know how long the plant will be closed.

July 03, 2014

Hard Rock Cafe Seeks 150 Workers For MOA Location

As the Hard Rock Cafe prepares to return to the Twin Cities in mid-August, it’s looking to hire 150 new employees.

July 02, 2014

Hormel bulks up portfolio with purchase of Muscle Milk line

Late Monday night, Austin, Minnesota-based Hormel Foods announced plans to pay $450 million for CytoSport Holdings, the maker of Muscle Milk. The Star Tribune reports that the deal is expected to...

July 01, 2014

Dunkin' Donuts rolls out the first of 50 planned shops

A hole in the Minnesota doughnut scene has been closed with the reopening of a popular national chain. After a 10-year absence, Dunkin’ Donuts is back. ABC6 News in Austin reports the chain...

June 30, 2014

Lawson Commons in St. Paul, where Flagstone Foods is headquartered.

Illinois Co. Buys St. Paul Snack Maker For $860M

Flagstone Foods, which in 2012 received state funding to relocate its headquarters and add jobs in St. Paul, has now agreed to be bought by TreeHouse Foods, Inc.

June 30, 2014

New State Fair foods: Chocolate salami, bison dog, plus 26 more

The Minnesota State Fair announced 28 new food products for this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together. What’s on the list? A lot. Everything from early morning eats such as the “...

June 25, 2014

Buffalo Wild Wings nets World Cup stock hike

It’s kind of a no-brianer, that sports fans would want to nosh on some chicken wings and sip a cup of beer with their World Cup viewing. Minnesota-based Buffalo Wild Wings is netting a profit...

June 24, 2014

USDA offers incentives to Minnesota farmers who boost bee habitat

A new effort to reverse a decline in the honey bee population could be a sweet deal for some Minnesota farmers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering incentives to farmers who expand bee...

June 20, 2014

Two Restaurant Titans Wage A Battle For Wayzata

As local restaurateurs Dean Vlahos and Randy Stanley prepare to do battle in downtown Wayzata, the lakeside city looks to grab a much larger share of regional discretionary spending.

June 20, 2014

How Much Do Sports Stadiums Actually Mark Up Concession Prices?

A look inside the stadium markup.

June 20, 2014

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