Sign up for briefcaseSign Up For Our Free E-Newsletter, Briefcase

RSS SubscribeOr Subscribe To An RSS Feed Of Food News

How Cargill Became America's Largest Privately Held Business

A company 150 years in the making.

September 30, 2015

Craft beer pop-up pub raises nearly $80,000 for charity

The “world’s largest pop-up pub” raised enough money to distribute more than 200,000 meals to hungry Minnesotans. Oregon-based Deschutes Brewery set up the 402-foot bar in...

September 30, 2015


The Beez Kneez Keeps Biz Buzzing Amid Challenging Climate

Kristy Lynn Allen, owner of The Beez Kneez, quickly discovered that her business’ survival would rely on efforts beyond simply selling its product.

September 28, 2015

7 Minnesota breweries take home coveted medals at the Great American Beer Festival

Seven Minnesota craft breweries brought home coveted medals from the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) this weekend. “These honors reinforce that Minnesota brewers create exceptional craft beers,...

September 27, 2015


Hy-Vee Opens Its First Twin Cities Stores

The locations in Oakdale and New Hope are the first in an aggressive plan to butt heads with top dog Cub Foods.

September 22, 2015


General Mills Posts Positive Q1, Profits Up 25 Percent

The packaged food company benefited largely from its fall 2014 purchase of Annie’s Inc., which amounted to half of its sales growth.

September 22, 2015

Hy-Vee grocery stores are now open in the Twin Cities

Your options for grocery shopping in the Twin Cities grew a bit Tuesday morning. Hy-Vee, the Iowa-based employee-owned chain of supermarkets in the Midwest, made its debut at 6 a.m. in the...

September 22, 2015

Buffalo Wild Wings pulls commercials after comic actor's 9/11 lie

Buffalo Wild Wings will no longer air television commercials featuring actor-comedian Steve Rannazzisi. “The League” star admitted earlier this week that he lied about being in the...

September 17, 2015

Buffalo Wild Wings unhappy with ad campaign star's lies over surviving 9/11

Executives at Minneapolis-based Buffalo Wild Wings are re-assessing the company’s relationship with the comedian star of its advertising campaigns – after he revealed he lied about surviving...

September 16, 2015

Minnesota grain harvest outlook: Record crops, meager prices for farmers

Minnesota’s  grain harvest is just around the corner – in fact, the USDA says the earliest soybeans are already coming in. So, how’s it looking this year? In a nutshell: huge crops...

September 15, 2015

     |   |   |   |  5  

Most Popular

More Stories

Current Issue


Read this month's issue of Twin Cities Business.