Michael Fanuele Leaving as General Mills’ Chief Creative Officer
Michael Fanuele Leaving as General Mills’ Chief Creative Officer

His exit marks the second major executive to leave the food company in several months.

What Minneapolis Could Learn from Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Fight
What Minneapolis Could Learn from Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Fight

MinnPost talked to three key players in Seattle's 2014 minimum wage fight in order to explore the similarities and differences with the current situation in Minneapolis.

Buffalo Wild Wings Hits Back at Activist Investor
Buffalo Wild Wings Hits Back at Activist Investor

The restaurant chain responded to criticism it has received from the investment firm Marcato saying it had offered up “no credible plan.”

Carlo’s Bakery from Cake Boss to Open in Mall of America
Carlo’s Bakery from Cake Boss to Open in Mall of America

The famous bakery is set to open its first Midwest location this summer.

Kickstarting Innovation: Pre-Civil War Era Saloon Launches Kickstarter
Kickstarting Innovation: Pre-Civil War Era Saloon Launches Kickstarter

A local lawyer is looking for financial assistance in restoring an almost-demolished limestone saloon from the 1850s.

Calyxt’s Non-trans Fat Soybean Variety on Target for 2018
Calyxt’s Non-trans Fat Soybean Variety on Target for 2018

Timing to take advantage of pending FDA ban on partially hydrogenated oils.

Supervalu To Buy Unified Grocers In $375M Deal
Supervalu To Buy Unified Grocers In $375M Deal

Together, the companies’ stake within the wholesale grocery business combines to be nearly $12 billion.

Stittsworth Meats To Build ‘Mobile Slaughter Facility’ In $2M Expansion Effort
Stittsworth Meats To Build ‘Mobile Slaughter Facility’ In $2M Expansion Effort

The meat market wants to introduce its products into grocery and convenience stores around the country.

Caribou Coffee Owner Cooks Up $7.5B Deal For Panera Bread
Caribou Coffee Owner Cooks Up $7.5B Deal For Panera Bread

Industry trends have led many restaurant chains to consolidate. Last week, the owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons purchased Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for $1 billion.