Cargill Buying Ohio-based Pet Food Conglomerate Pro-Pet
Cargill Buying Ohio-based Pet Food Conglomerate Pro-Pet

The purchase, once finalized, will make Cargill the only supplier of both animal feed and pet food in the nation’s agricultural retail market.

How Neighbors of the North Market are Responding to the Supermarket They Desperately Needed
How Neighbors of the North Market are Responding to the Supermarket They Desperately Needed

On a Sunday morning at the new North Market, MinnPost strolled the aisles and surveyed the shoppers.

Techstars Launching Farm to Fork Accelerator in Twin Cities Next Year
Techstars Launching Farm to Fork Accelerator in Twin Cities Next Year

Cargill and Ecolab will be partners in the program, which is targeted at food safety and security startups.

Making Money on Munchies
Making Money on Munchies

Snacking is taking the place of dining, and several Minnesota companies are benefiting as a result.

Andrew Zimmern Developing Destination Food Market for Minneapolis Dayton’s Project
Andrew Zimmern Developing Destination Food Market for Minneapolis Dayton’s Project

The celebrity chef hopes the food hall—with its food business incubator and “curated entertainment and activations”—will be a unique draw on the Nicollet Mall.

Schwan’s Considering Potential Sale, Sources Say
Schwan’s Considering Potential Sale, Sources Say

The food company is one of the largest private businesses in the country and could fetch a deal upwards of $2.5 billion, according to people close to the situation.

Buffalo Wild Wings Selling to Arby’s for $2.9B
Buffalo Wild Wings Selling to Arby’s for $2.9B

Sally Smith, CEO of the chicken wing chain, and Wendy’s both stand to be compensated significantly from the deal.

Forbes Names JonnyPops Co-Founders to “30 Under 30” List
Forbes Names JonnyPops Co-Founders to “30 Under 30” List

The St. Louis Park popsicle maker is drawing national attention.

Farm Equipment Maker Geringhoff Expanding St. Cloud Plant, Creating 20 Jobs
Farm Equipment Maker Geringhoff Expanding St. Cloud Plant, Creating 20 Jobs

The effort, said to cost $520,000, will be supported by the state’s Job Creation Fund.