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Tampa, FL, Coffee Roaster Gets Big Upgrades Tampa, FL, Coffee Roaster Gets Big Upgrades

The Buddy Brew will expand one of its Tampa, Fla., coffee shops, with additional seating (from 14 seats to 45) to start.

E-Commerce Site Launches with International, Ethnic Brands for US Market E-Commerce Site Launches with International, Ethnic Brands for US Market

International Food Club, an Orlando-area grocery store and warehouse, has launched a new e-commerce site, giving customers throughout the U.S. access to imported international food products.

EU, US Battle to Protect Use of Bologna, Bratwurst in Impending Trade Negations EU, US Battle to Protect Use of Bologna, Bratwurst in Impending Trade Negations

Extending its push for stricter naming conventions on American-made foods, the European Union is now aiming for the meat market.

All-You-Can-Drink Coffee Subscription Mobile App Debuts in NYC All-You-Can-Drink Coffee Subscription Mobile App Debuts in NYC

Cups, a mobile app that allows subscribers to pay a set amount for unlimited coffee at independent coffee shops, has launched in New York City.

Milwaukee Asian Market Seeks State Grant for Expansion Milwaukee Asian Market Seeks State Grant for Expansion

Milwaukee County may help an Asian market on Milwaukee’s northwest side seek a state grant for a $4.1 million expansion that would create more than 200 jobs.

NatureBox Raises $18M to Expand Healthy Snack Business NatureBox Raises $18M to Expand Healthy Snack Business

NatureBox has raised $18 million in Series B funding to help hit its goal of shipping 3 million of its healthy snack boxes to customers.

TN Grocery Stores Can Now Sell Stronger Beers TN Grocery Stores Can Now Sell Stronger Beers

The Tennessee House approved a measure that would allow grocery stores to sell beer with more than 5 percent alcohol content.

NC Dubbed Leader in Food Hub Movement NC Dubbed Leader in Food Hub Movement

North Carolina is leading the food hub movement of the past five years, according to Doug O'Brien, the U.S. Department of Agriculture deputy undersecretary of rural development.

Boulder Ice Cream Approved for City Incentive Boulder Ice Cream Approved for City Incentive

Boulder, Colo.'s city manager approved a business incentive of up to $25,000 for Boulder Homemade, the maker of Boulder Ice Cream.

Chicago Artisan Producer Festival to Feature sofi Winners, Spotlight on Distilleries Chicago Artisan Producer Festival to Feature sofi Winners, Spotlight on Distilleries

This year’s Artisan Producer Festival, held by Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine, could prove to be a more spirited event than ever before, and not only because of the record crowd of 15,000 expected to invade Chicago for the specialty food gathering.

New Leadership at A.G. Ferrari Sets Out to Revitalize Brand New Leadership at A.G. Ferrari Sets Out to Revitalize Brand

Bay Area specialty food retailer A.G. Ferrari recently announced a new leadership team as part of its ambitious program to revitalize and restore the 95-year-old brand as a true neighborhood cafe and purveyor of authentic, high-quality Italian fare.

Peet's Continues National Expansion in Chicago Peet's Continues National Expansion in Chicago

Peet's Coffee & Tea plans to open 20 stores in Chicago this year as part of its expansion.

Blue Bottle Coffee Acquires Two Coffee Businesses Blue Bottle Coffee Acquires Two Coffee Businesses

Blue Bottle Coffee is acquiring two Los Angeles coffee businesses, Handsome Coffee Roasters and Tonx.

Yelp Under Federal Watch for Company Reviews Yelp Under Federal Watch for Company Reviews

The online review site is under fire for some alleged business practices.

Subscription Startup Brings Chef-Selected Products to Consumers Subscription Startup Brings Chef-Selected Products to Consumers

The Fare Trade, a new Los Angeles based startup, launched in March, sources small-batch culinary goods from across the country for delivery to consumers' homes.

Zingerman's Co-Founder to Present Seminar in Portland, ME Zingerman's Co-Founder to Present Seminar in Portland, ME

Ari Weinzweig, co-founder of Zingerman’s, will visit Breakwater School in Portland, Maine, to talk about the model for success he has developed that has helped take Zingerman's Deli from a 25-seat, 4-person startup to a nationally recognized, $55 million organization employing more than 600 people.

Eataly Prepares for Multi-City Expansion Eataly Prepares for Multi-City Expansion

Italian food emporium Eataly, based in New York City, is looking to bring its market concept to Washington, D.C.

Expanded Distribution for Torie & Howard Expanded Distribution for Torie & Howard

Availability of Torie & Howard’s organic and kosher certified hard candy continues to expand with the addition of new distribution in eastern and western states and new retail placements across the country, including in Wegmans and Sprouts.

New Cheese Shop Set to Open in WI New Cheese Shop Set to Open in WI

The Wisconsin Cheese Castle is set to open April 15 in Michigan Center, says owner David Zemer.

Obama Visits Zingerman's Deli Obama Visits Zingerman's Deli

On a trip to the University of Michigan to talk about a campaign to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10, President Barack Obama stopped for lunch.

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