Category: Food

Schwan’s Home Delivery Sold to South Korea Company for $1.8 Billion

Schwan’s Home Delivery Sold to South Korea Company for $1.8 Billion

(BLOOMINGTON,MINN)UTVS- The deep-rooted Minnesota food distributor, Schwan’s Co, was bought by South Korea’s largest food company. The company known for home deliveries was bought by CJ Cheiljedang for $1.8 billion dollars. Cheiljedang will hold 80% stake in Schwan’s and will control all businesses that serve restaurants, grocery stores and other retailers. The other 20% of the stake will remain with […]

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Iowa Replacing Corn Production With Soybean

Iowa Replacing Corn Production With Soybean

The state of corn may be becoming the state of soybeans. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that Iowa has more farmers intending to plant soybean then corn this year. Which is a first in 35 years, last reported in 1983. The cost in producing corn is more expensive in than the cost of soybean production due to the need […]

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Food Drive Kicker

On Friday, March 24 Pioneer Place will be hosting their Pack the Porches food drive. Pioneer place will be accepting cash and food from 7AM-1PM, with all proceeds going to Catholic Charities food shelf. This year Pioneer place has partnered with two other locations to accept donations. This year you can make you donation at pioneer place, at St. Cloud […]

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Catholic Charities presents volunteer opportunity

Catholic Charities presents volunteer opportunity

The Catholic Charities of St. Cloud are looking for volunteers to assist senior citizens. The Senior Dining Program is looking for volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to senior citizens’ homes. These volunteers would also be expected to participate in planning committees and support the kitchen staff. For anyone interested, contact the Senior Dining Program at 229-4583. Also, the Catholic […]

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Mazeppa fire destroys popular restaurant

Mazeppa fire destroys popular restaurant

W.D’s Bar and Grill, a local favorite in Mazeppa, Minnesota, was burned down in a massive fire Sunday morning. The three-story historic eatery was completely engulfed in flames upon the arrival of firefighters, according to Mazeppa Fire Chief Brandon Goranson. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, and an investigation has been started to find a source […]

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Unicorn Drink

Unicorn Drink

NEW YORK (AP) – The popular coffee shop Starbucks, is releasing a new limited-time beverage that will debut Wednesday, April 19th. The drink will be called the Unicorn Frappuccino and will be a sweet and fruity beverage. The Unicorn Frappuccino will be sold nationwide until Sunday. The drink changes colors and flavors when you stir the beverage. The colorful drink […]

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Food Insecurity Panel

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Today experts around the St. Cloud community gathered together at Atwood Memorial Center to discuss the issue of “good food”. This discussion included topics like the best time to farm, how to get the most out of your food, and how food security has become a national issue. The panel consisted of organizers of different charities […]

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Heavy rains causing slow harvest in central Minnesota

Heavy rains causing slow harvest in central Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn -The recent heavy rains in central and southern Minnesota have put a strain on farmers as harvesting season is upon them. Farmers are concerned that the excess rain could cause mold in corn and soybeans, stalk problems in corn and rot caused by wet soil. The thunderstorms last week lead to wet fields and flooding in some […]

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Recall on Frozen Waffles

Recall on Frozen Waffles

Lovers of Eggo Waffles will need to double check their frozen goods before consuming. Kellogg has announced a recall of over 10,000 frozen waffles. Although, not all Eggo Waffles are affected by this recall. The recall applies only to the Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles. Kellogg says that the Nutri-Grain waffles could potentially be contaminated with Listeria. Healthy individuals may only […]

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Local restaurant damaged after fire

Local restaurant damaged after fire

ST. CLOUD, Minn- A St. Cloud restaurant is in recovery today after facing a large kitchen fire last evening. Perkins Restaurant, located near The Crossroads Center, reported a fire at 5:47 p.m. last night. St. Cloud Fire Department was on the scene for around three hours, during which, flames reached a height of ten feet. The fire apparently started in […]

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