Food Industry Leaders Speak at the Food Health and Technology Summit

Photo Caption: Tom Mastrobuoni (left), Tyson New Ventures; and Sue Shapses (right), Rutgers University Nutrition Department and the Director of the New Jersey Obesity Group.

Rutgers in NJ will host the Food, Health & Technology Summit organized by Foodniche Inc., the company that operates an online food and nutrition web portal that connects consumers to experts and brands through


FoodNiche Official Launch Announced: Social Network for All Things Food

FoodNiche has officially launched as to emerging go-to for all things food social media network platform. It connects consumers, food experts and brands/restaurants.


Andrew Zimmern Discusses Twin Cities Police Violence, Racism, Humanity on Sway in the Morning

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern stopped by the Sway in the Morning radio show on Shade 45, a Sirius XM radio station owned by rap artist Eminem.

FoodTech for Craft Beer and Gourmet Roast Coffee at Home


In this article Slanted Mag takes a sneak peak two projects being crowdfunded, both in the realm of new gadgets for drinks, one hot and one cold (unless you drink it warm): Simpli Press Coffee and the iGulu for home beer brewing.


New Programming on KTV in Mankato

Students at KTV producing a TV show in Mankato

KTV has new program offerings for public television in the Mankato area. See what is new on the station.


Twin Cities and Southern MN Brewery Tours Done Right

Brewery Tour in Minneapolis, MN

New Ulm and Mankato have their breweries and their tours, with August Schells and Mankato Brewery respectively, but the twin cities are full of interesting breweries and microbreweries with heritage, culture and flavor all their own. Transportation is key.

DIY Garden Idea: Use a Shipping Pallet for Sectioned Garden

DIY Pallet Garden

Jamie Berg, who lives in LeSueur, a Southern Minnesota community halfway between the Twin Cities and Greater Mankato areas, used a shipping pallet to section and plant a garden in her back yard.


Innovative Food Application Launches in Spring 2016


An innovative new app for connecting food information from experts to consumers on the hunt for valuable health and dining information will launch sometime in the spring of 2016.


August Schell Brewing Company Acquires Historic Grain Belt Beer Sign and Release Craft Ale

Grain Belt Beer Sign Original and Today, Minneapolis

The August Schell family Brewery and preservationists are working together to gain a historic designation for the landmark Grain Belt Beer Sign the company has just acquired.


Valentines Day Basket from Local Grocer Review

Valentines Day Dinner Steak with Bacon-wrapped asparagus and twice baked potatoes

This Valentine's Day in Mankato, many couples opted into a dine-in experience at home by purchasing a couple's dinner basket to cook from Hy-Vee. Here is a rendition of that meal, with some added flair.