Food Market


On-the-spot hiring

An unconventional job fair is looking for trained veterinarians


Life Time's Akradi named Northern Oil's lead director

Bahram Akradi is now "lead independent director" as Northern Oil's chairman leaves the board.


Life Time's Akradi named Northern Oil lead director

Akradi is "lead independent director," after Northern Oil's chairman resigns from the company's board.


Dave's ex-CEO loses stock options

When Ed Rensi departed two months ago, he forfeited 75,000 options


Cargill makes Latin American shrimp play

The agribusiness giant plans to build a $30 million shrimp feed ill in Ecuador.


Corn, soybeans, other crops off to an early start

Spring planting in Minnesota is well ahead of schedule in 2015 because of ideal weather conditions


General Mills will pump $250 million into Tennessee plant

The investment will increase capacity at facility that makes Yoplait


Buffalo Wild Wings offers a quicker lunch

The restaurant chain debuts a new lunch program for those in more of a hurry.


Find All Things "Minnesota Grown" in Directory

The 2015 edition of the popular directory is now available in print and online.


Food Market blog: Eggs and chickens and Easter

Minnesota hens laid nearly 260 million eggs in February - and that was a short month!


Fast-food workers to rally on April 15 for $15 an hour

Twin Cities janitors and other low-wage workers to join labor activists in national protest for better pay.


Gold'n Plump to expand in Cold Spring

The Minnesota chicken company is investing at least $35 million to up production.


Ag land prices, equipment sales, down

Monthly survey shows continued decline in farmland prices and equipment sales


Ex-Famous Dave's chairman snags Macaroni Grill

Dean Riesen's investment group buys the national restaurant chain in a bargain basement deal.


Talking green ($) on St. Patrick's Day

Vendors and managers from about 50 farmers' markets in Minnesota will hold their annual meeting and spring conference on March 17.


Reuters: General Mills looks to sell Green Giant

Green Giant is a brand of frozen and canned vegetables owned by General Mills. The mascot of Green Giant is the Jolly Green Giant.

The packaged food giant has retained investment bank to shop vegetable business


General Mills ups dividend

The big packaged foods maker increases payout 7 percent.


Eating Local

A new directory lists 66 farms in Minnesota and western Wisconsin where consumers can buy directly from farmers.


DQ celebrates anniversary with free ice cream

The soft-serve and fast-food chain turns 75


The Envelope Please

Latest crop estimates from USDA show top-producing counties for corn and soybeans in Minnesota