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For Veterans Day: An Army Ranger Becomes a Beef Entrepreneur

Nov. 9, 2023
After serving in Afghanistan, former Army Ranger Patrick Montgomery founded KC Beef Co. and only hires veterans.
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Legal Issues

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Consider Bacon Pre-Cooking Patent Lawsuit Against Hormel Foods

Nov. 7, 2023
Lawsuit against Hormel Foods by equipment manufacturer HIP claimed that CEO David Howard should be named as sole or joint inventor of patented bacon pre-cooking method.
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Beverage Products

Catoctin Creek Distillery Buys Back Equity Shares from Constellation Brands

Oct. 11, 2023
Constellation Brands had purchased a minority stake in the Virginia distillery in 2017.
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Snack Foods

Snack-centric PE Entrepreneur Acquires Majority Stake in Junkless Foods Granola Bars

Oct. 5, 2023
Mike Repole built up and sold off such brands as Vitaminwater, Bodyarmor and Pirate’s Booty, and looks to elevate Junkless Foods to national prominence.
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Beverage Products

Woody Harrelson’s Holistic Spirits Co. Debuts, Launches First Two All-Natural, Botanical Spirits

Sept. 27, 2023
Harrelson, who played the bartender Woody on 80's TV sitcom “Cheers,” co-founded Holistic Spirits with wellness entrepreneur Amy Holmwood.

Founder of Tessemae’s Dressings Launches New Brand Accelerator Business

Sept. 26, 2023
Home Grown is designed to help companies and brands reach their maximum potential from inception to launch.
Pet Food

Clay Mathile, Former Iams Owner and CEO, Has Passed Away at Age 82

Sept. 1, 2023
Mathile built Iams pet food business from having sales of $13 million in 1982 to being acquired for $2.3 billion by Procter & Gamble in 1999.
Business Strategies

Natural Products Expo West Is Back With a Bang

March 14, 2022
After three-year hiatus, 57,000 attended the novel new products show.

Godiva Gives Back

Feb. 11, 2022
As part of our Women in the Workplace series, today’s episode examines what Godiva and Hot Bread Kitchen are doing to help empower women in the food industry.

Is Upcycling the Answer to America’s Food Waste Problem?

Joining the Food For Thought podcast this week is Pulp Pantry’s Kaitlin Mogentale here to talk about the upcycling food movement and how the process of taking one company’s food...
Business Strategies

Sovos Brands Closes IPO Below Estimated Price

Sept. 29, 2021
Its $12 per share initial public offering raised $280 million.