No More ‘Fried Food Freak Show’: A Look at How the MN State Fair Curates Its New Foods List
No More ‘Fried Food Freak Show’: A Look at How the MN State Fair Curates Its New Foods List

The final list of 27 new foods available at the 2018 Great Minnesota Get-Together actually began as a list of more than 70 submissions.

General Mills Introduces New YQ by Yoplait Yogurt Line
General Mills Introduces New YQ by Yoplait Yogurt Line

The move doubles down on General Mills’ strategy of offering alternatives to standard Greek yogurt, as a way to boost yogurt sales.

Pedal Pub Wants New Franchisees to Open Party Bike Operations Around U.S., Canada
Pedal Pub Wants New Franchisees to Open Party Bike Operations Around U.S., Canada

Minneapolis-based PedalPub LLC, which is the authorized distributor for the party bike concept in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, wants to open several new locations this year.

Smart Care Makes First Acquisition 6 Months After Spinning Out of Ecolab
Smart Care Makes First Acquisition 6 Months After Spinning Out of Ecolab

The St. Paul-based spinoff expects to make several acquisitions in its first year as an independent company.

Hy-Vee Premieres Its First Wahlburgers Burger Spot at Mall of America
Hy-Vee Premieres Its First Wahlburgers Burger Spot at Mall of America

The supermarket chain plans to make Minnesota a Wahlburgers hotspot with a number of its planned 26 locations set to open in the state by the end of 2021.

Schwan’s Brings Edwards Dessert Kitchen to North Loop
Schwan’s Brings Edwards Dessert Kitchen to North Loop

The retail concept will open this summer in the vintage, renovated Lowry Morrison Building.

Mosaic Co. Moving HQ to Florida
Mosaic Co. Moving HQ to Florida

The relocation will cost Minnesota another Fortune 500 company.

St. Paul-Based Local Crate Meal Kit Service Expands to the West Coast
St. Paul-Based Local Crate Meal Kit Service Expands to the West Coast

Now available in California as well as Minnesota and Illinois, the start-up wants to be the first national local meal service.

Prestige Beverage Group Acquires Ready-Made Craft Cocktail Brand Joia Spirit
Prestige Beverage Group Acquires Ready-Made Craft Cocktail Brand Joia Spirit

The deal between the two Minnesota-based drink entities will boost each of their presence in the growing mobile, pre-mixed beverage market.