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It comes as Delta Air Lines announced it now offers a deluxe animal crate that can be tracked like luggage.
Manufacturing bellwether's latest profit missed expectations partly due to holiday slowdown.
Hired in 1965 as Hazelden's first full-time pastor, Grimm helped imbue the institution with a spiritual, whole-person approach to addiction treatment.
Tuna without the mercury and fish burgers without the fish.That's what Gathered Foods Corp., a startup firm that developed plant-based seafood, is selling — and…
Skin, breathing and other health issues linked to the airline's uniforms have prompted two class action lawsuits. As many as 3,000 flight attendants have reported problems.
The Minnetonka-based agribusiness was able to use size to its advantage.
In a speech at CES, Ed Bastian outlines plans to use biometrics to help guide passengers through flying experience.
The U.S. Department of Transportation recently decided against implementing a policy that would require airlines to seat minor children next to an accompanying adult. This leaves it up to the discretion of the airlines.
The company's pet food segment grew 16% in the latest quarter while U.S. cereal grew a surprising 5%.
Minnesota airline will add 10 planes, 70 pilots under 6-year cargo service deal.
It's all a part of the food maker's ongoing marketing campaign that claims its whole-grain cereals can be good for heart health.
The biggest obstacle to trade for Minnesota farmers, the trade war with China, remains.
Another outbreak of E. coli in romaine lettuce has sickened more than 100 people nationwide and left others wondering if raw salad is safe.As food-safety…
Sun Country Airlines is expanding to Canada for the first time.Beginning May 20, the Twin Cities-based carrier will fly nonstop from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport…
Mishap rate "relatively low" for the UH-60 Black Hawk, which has been used by the U.S. military since 1978.
The world's largest beef and pork processor is expanding its footprint in Minnesota with the purchase of a nearly-shuttered beef processing plant in Pipestone.
The mega food maker launches a coconut-milk based product to compete for consumers.
The commitment follows a contentious summer when Cargill faced severe activist criticism during the recent spate of fires in and around the Amazon.
The turkey business helped offset lower pork prices.
Uh, oh. What if you didn't start thawing your 20-pound turkey in time for Thanksgiving? What sort of main course should you make for your…
Partnership with Audubon helps company find target for direct sales to consumers.
Target and Aldi labels are included on the list.
The Wuollet family recently sold the 75-year-old Twin Cities bakery chain to Eric Shogren, a Minneapolis native with experience running bakeries in Russia.
The product, called EverSweet, has traits similar to stevia but without the bitter aftertaste.
The fifth-annual conference aims to bolster Hispanic women on the state's business scene.
The Iowa-based egg manufacturer did not give a reason, but said the Renville plant would begin closing down shop in January.
Longtime fans may remember her wearing matching tutus with the team's mascot, a pig, to deliver baseballs to the home plate umpire.
It has qualified as a certified B corporation, one that balances profits with good works.
Organizing failed in past, but labor sees recent surge.
Workers in Cedar Rapids voted down a contract; talks recently turned sour.
The routes reflect Sun Country's strategy of shifting northward in the summer.
The Minnetonka firm says it will focus on other food and beverage ingredients.
St. Paul's Pearson Candy Co. embraces its classic products while developing new ones.
Online grocery shopping is projected to quadruple from 2018 to 2023, and some think the frozen category has even more room to grow.
The Minnesota airline's lesser-known business is flourishing at the moment. Sun Country doesn't have Max planes in its fleet and relies heavily on the 737-800.
Sun Country is Landline's launch customer, and Minnesota will be the first market to test the concept.
CEO Howard Friedman sees growth despite changes in Americans' breakfast habits.
The chicken could be in chicken salad, strips or other prepared items sold under a number of different brands.
Suit says removal of limit on line speeds could lead to more injuries, unsafe meat.
Day of awareness aims to fight stigma of military suicides and offer help.
Most will earn points faster, but all but blue cardholders will take a bump to the annual fee.
The transition to new technology has been the latest rough patch for the airline in its multiyear transformation into an ultralow-cost carrier.
Agribusiness giant reported its Q1 earnings Thursday with protein leading the way.
The moves should simplify product ordering for farmers, Cargill says.
General Mills stock is up 25% from a year ago as Blue Buffalo is bolstering sales growth and U.S. cereal has regained the No. 1 market position.
The coffee roaster and distributor's headquarters and operations are to remain in Minnesota after sale to Colombian food conglomerate.
Decline in quarter attributed to hiccups in international markets.
General Mills urges consumers to toss out affected product and not to eat raw dough.
The company broke ground on a new Mason City, Iowa, facility and is expanding its Owatonna greenhouses.
Top executives are buying the investment-fund manager, which handles $10B in assets.
A government researcher discovered an anomaly that underscored the complexity of an emerging industry.
The maker of bacon, ham, turkey and Spam is turning to plants as a protein source.
The fate of the pizza and ice cream storage facility reflects a broader shift in the food industry.
Live Real Farms gives nod to the plant-based trend while keeping lactose-free in the mix.
Cargill's funds will help Puris expand a production plant in Dawson, Minn.
Private-equity firm that bought Minnesota carrier is gauging investor interest in IPO.
Energy drink introduced along with the new tiny-store format.
Refrigerated food sales offset the decline also exacerbated by African swine fever, trade.
Routes to Sarasota and Bahamas part of airline's strategy of more destinations, less frequency.
The California-based fruit and vegetable packaged food company will shut down the plant in Sleepy Eye in October.
Kofi Bruce, a finance exec with a 10-year record at the firm, was named the company's next CFO.
Once deployed, it didn't take long for Ebersviller to see combat.
It came after the company acknowledged pesticides are a problem in food supplies and outlined steps to reduce their use.
The company declined to say how it intends to make up the revenue loss or how the contract loss could affect employees.
Minnesota-based Partners in Food Solutions connects U.S. food experts with smaller African companies looking for new ways to feed large populations.
Devry Boughner Vorwerk shaped the ag giant's public image and directed government lobbying.
Billy Bishop helped get Blue Buffalo off the ground; General Mills is taking the next step.
It will promote different feed and grazing practices to reduce methane from cattle, feed crops.
The 23-year-old school fundraising program led by General Mills gets a modern update.
The Wisconsin-based co-op, with numerous Minnesota farmers, is competing against Coca-Cola's Fairlife milk.
The Fish Guys of St. Louis Park plan to offer customized cuts.
Alternative milks are maturing while newer foods, like plant-based "eggs," are taking off.
Ag giant falls short in goal to halt clearing of land in Brazil.
Man-made and natural troubles mounted for the giant food processor and trader.
There will be no charge if a passenger makes a switch 60 days before departure.