Food & Beverage

Iconic Missouri Ice Cream Shop Named Best In The World

Ted Drewes, one of Missouri’s most iconic eateries, has been named “best ice cream in the world” in SoolNua’s second annual #worldICECREAMindex ranking. More than 20 ice cream and frozen custard ... Read More

Pet Food Solutions Company Announces New Headquarters In Missouri

Solid Gold Pet, America’s first holistic dog food brand, is relocating its headquarters to Missouri, and increasing its staff with plans to hire more than 20 new employees in the coming ... Read More

Food Processing Company Cuts Ribbon On Flagship Missouri Facility

Moon Ridge Foods, a pork processing business, cut the ribbon on their flagship processing facility in Pleasant Hope, Missouri. The Missouri facility represents $54 million in investment and the company plans ... Read More

Missouri’s Alcohol Industry Enters A New Golden Age

Missouri is home to more than 100 wineries, numerous craft breweries, and the world-famous Budweiser family of beers. And Missouri gives food producers rapid access to global markets, extensive distribution options, ... Read More

Kraft Heinz Announces Missouri Expansion Win

Kraft Heinz recently announced a new $250 million expansion project for its Kirksville, Missouri, plant calling it a “win” for both the company and the city of Kirksville. The expanded Kraft ... Read More

Bunge North America Grows in Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon announced today that Bunge North America, a leading agribusiness and food ingredient company, is finalizing the development of a new, state-of-the-art headquarters in St. Louis County and a ... Read More

Missouri company lands on Forbes’ first ‘America’s Best Small Companies’ list

One Missouri company made Forbes’ inaugural “America’s Best Small Companies” list released Wednesday. The list features 25 companies that “have chosen to be great, instead of big.” Askinosie Chocolate LLC was ... Read More

Another Great Year for Missouri: 58 expansions, 5,700 new jobs and $473M investment

Among the headlines for this week’s development news: 2015 was another great year for Missouri, State’s general revenue report shows growing economy, Automotive sector helping drive state’s economy, Missouri’s graduation rate ... Read More

Boulevard selects site for new distribution center

Boulevard Brewing Co. announced that it entered into a long-term lease for a new distribution center in Kansas City that will give it three times more space. As the Kansas City ... Read More

Missouri Food Processing Company Paradise Locker doubles its footprint, adds jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development today announced that Paradise Locker, a Missouri-grown, sustainable meat processing company based in Trimble, is doubling its size and increasing its workforce to about 30 ... Read More