An unsanctioned bid for bankrupt Hawaiian brewer Big Island is shaking up the bankruptcy process and could trigger a possible bidding war for Hawaii Nui Brewing LLC. Chuck Choi, an attorney for Hawaii Nui is optimistic about the future.
Louis DeMent (right) receiving the SBA 2013 Small Business Person of the Year Award. Two executives from Giovanni Food Co., an Upstate New York manufacturer of tomato-based products, have been honored by state and regional business associations.
Researchers say Thailand is showing the world how to respond to the global food crisis: by raising bugs for eating. The United Nations' Food and Agricultural Organization released a study and handbook Tuesday on what they call "six-legged livestock."
Rutgers Business School professor Jerome Williams is co-editor of a new book of research that explores the role communications play in the nation's troubling epidemic of childhood obesity. The book also touches on the implications of regulating advertising and the variety of efforts underway to try to counter the obesity problem.
Warm, sunny weather has allowed northern and central Indiana farmers to make quick progress planting their corn crop despite lingering wet conditions in the state's southern counties. Only 30 percent of the state's corn crop had been planted as of last week. But the new weekly crop report says 64 percent of the Indiana corn crop had been planted by Sunday.
A Canadian seafood processing company will spend about $6.6 million to upgrade a facility it owns in Newport News. The project by High Liner Foods is expected to create nearly 60 new jobs. Gov. Bob McDonnell's office made the announcement on Tuesday.
An unexpected bid for a bankrupt Big Island brewery has postponed a court auction and set up a possible bidding war for the microbrewery. Aloha Beer Co. offered to buy Hawaii Nui Brewing for $325,000, but did so outside the court-approved bidding process.
The ZP3 positive displacement pump features a front loading seal designed to 3A standards which has passed the EHEDG cleanability requirements.
Company offers two hands-on courses designed to help users understand the functionality of their instrument and solve the mysteries of fluid behavior while creating a successful and repeatable method.
MATERIAL MASTER™ Bulk Bag Discharging System features a fork lift loaded bulk bag lifting frame with adjustable height receiving frame.
With manufacturing plants across the globe, Kellogg’s has made its mark on the breakfast cereal industry. Kellogg’s is making great strides toward sustainability, which include choosing energy-efficient air conditioners to cool its plant in Mexicali, Mexico.
As stabilization begins to take hold in the Kurdish region of Iraq, local fast food chains including Burger Queen and Costa-Rica Coffee are seeing big success. Though major U.S. food companies are slow to invest in the region, locals see change on the horizon.
Although it’s not difficult to find prominent industry leaders willing to tout all the positive elements the manufacturing industry represents, there is the risk of “preaching to the choir” in relaying this information to a manufacturing-centric audience.
Authorities are investigating rice mills in southern China following tests that found almost half of the staple grain in one of the country's largest cities was contaminated with a toxic metal. Reports say the mills had been operating legally and sourced their rice from local farmers.
As part of their award-winning Home Food Safety program, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods encourage all grill masters to equip themselves for the job with a food thermometer — the only way to determine if foods are fully cooked and safe to eat.
The increasing number of celiac patients, gluten intolerants and health conscious people has increased the demand for gluten-free products. The gluten-free products market is experiencing a double-digit growth. The most important factor behind buying more gluten-free food products is that they are considered healthier than conventional products.
The Obama administration said Monday it wants to see more cuts to agriculture subsidies in a massive farm bill moving through the Senate this week. The bill would cost almost $100 billion a year over five years and would set policy for farm programs and food aid.
Part of a wave of Midwestern farmers snapping up land to cash in on steadily rising commodity prices, Illinois farmer Clark Kelly has purchased the Hend-Co-Hills Golf Course near Biggsville with plans to turn the course into a cornfield.
A new report from The Chicago Council on Global Affairs urges the U.S. government to focus its global food security strategy on prioritizing science, increasing trade flows for agriculture and food, and incentivizing greater business activity in low-income countries.
Hershey is looking to expand in China by tapping into the country's taste for "milk candy," a product that accounts for a quarter of the total candy market in the country. Hershey's new Lancaster brand will debut in three Chinese cities next month.