Highlights

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Entrepreneurship

NASCAR Driver Kyle Busch Shutting Down Rowdy Energy Beverage Company

Jan. 11, 2024
Busch cited strong headwinds in the marketplace as the primary reason; company did face legal and regulatory hurdles, however.
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Entrepreneurship

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.
Money Funding
Entrepreneurship

New Kainos Capital Fund Eyeing Small Food Company Buy-ins

Feb. 10, 2023
Kainos Capital Partners III fund has more than $1 billion in capital commitments to invest.