Posts by Meagan McGinnes
The food industry made headlines this week, for better or worse. From raises to recalls, here is your latest in natural food news.
This month, the two food brands both made major funding announcements and declared plans to expand their reach nationally. Here’s the latest on both investments.
Earlier this month, the company announced a redesign across all of Minute’s product portfolio and has begun rolling it out to retailers. This is the most comprehensive package redesign the brand has seen in more than a decade.
Grocery broker Impact Group acquired two sister East Coast sales and marketing agencies, Wildfire Sales and Epic Natural Sales. The transaction establishes the company’s national footprint in the natural channel.
The acquisition pushes Aspire into a new growth phase: It now needs to scurry to build out a bigger cricket farming facility to meet the demands of all current customers along with the new brand.
The popularity of craft is changing the game for more than just brewers. To build on that excitement, some food and beverage brands are partnering with and taking notes from beer leaders on everything from innovations and packaging to distribution and marketing strategies. The result: booming business brewed for all industries involved.
The future of food may not be that far off. Here is the latest in natural food news this week.
During this year’s Natural Products Expo West, the NOSH team sought out five natural food founders, from newcomers to seasoned vets, to get the low-down on the best — and worst — advice they have ever received.
Farmwise LLC, the makers of Veggie Fries, Veggie Tots and Veggie Rings, announced Tuesday night that it closed a $4.5 million financing round led by Cleveland Avenue LLC, the venture capital firm founded by Don Thompson.
The value-added seafood company announced last week it had raised $1.3 million from newly established equity firm Arbel Growth Partners, run by Carl Lee, the former president and CEO of Snyder’s Lance, Inc.