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Monday, 18 April 2022 12:45

MiBiz on WOOD-TV8: Siciliano’s Market transitions to new ownership

A Grand Rapids staple for craft beverages and food, Siciliano’s Market Inc. is selling to new owners after nearly 30 years on the city’s west side.

Published in Small Business
Thursday, 14 April 2022 17:29

‘BUSINESS WILL BE IN GOOD HANDS’: Siciliano’s Market selling to new owners

GRAND RAPIDS — Siciliano’s Market Inc., the family-owned specialty store and launching pad for countless West Michigan breweries, is changing ownership after a decades-long run selling craft beverages and foods and the equipment used to make them.

Published in Small Business
Friday, 07 January 2022 17:14

With sale finalized, Bell’s Brewery starts 2022 focused on integration

KALAMAZOO — Bell’s Brewery Inc. started 2022 under new ownership after its sale to Australian brewing conglomerate Lion Little World Beverages closed on Dec. 31.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Sunday, 11 April 2021 17:45

Craft brewers retool to maintain profitability

Looking back on a 2020 plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic, Ed Collazo didn’t sound like a business owner who just saw his company’s revenue plummet by half a million dollars for the year.

Published in Small Business
Wednesday, 31 March 2021 11:38

Entrepreneur to launch Michigan’s first gluten-free brewery in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — Jessica Stricklen plans to open the first gluten-free microbrewery in the state of Michigan in Grand Rapids’ Roosevelt Park neighborhood.  

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 12:30

Founders announces sponsorship with NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers

With a relatively strong foothold already in the Philadelphia market, Grand Rapids-based Founders Brewing Co. recently announced that it has become an official sponsor for NBA team the Philadelphia 76ers.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 15:44

Founders temporarily lays of 89 workers, citing state restrictions on indoor dining

GRAND RAPIDS — Founders Brewing Co. has temporarily laid off 89 employees as the bar, restaurant, entertainment and hospitality industries cope with recent health guidelines handed down by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Published in Food/Agribusiness