Food Businesses

Lobster Went From Prison Food to Delicacy. Your Product Can, Too. (Infographic)
Marketing Bootcamp

Lobster Went From Prison Food to Delicacy. Your Product Can, Too. (Infographic)

The 'cockroach of the sea' wasn't always so swanky. It was cleverly rebranded. Dig into the creature's remarkable tale to learn how you can boost perception of your product's value.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Launches Teeth-Friendly Lollipop Company
Young Entrepreneurs

9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Launches Teeth-Friendly Lollipop Company

Zollipops are the creation of one innovative, young thinker who knew there was a market for treats that tasted good and were good for you.
Adam Toren
Pump Up Your Food Porn Game With This 3-D Photo App
Apps

Pump Up Your Food Porn Game With This 3-D Photo App

From Dacuda, the Swiss software company behind the PocketScan, the 3DAround app allows a user to generate an image that can be spun and tilted.
Catherine Clifford
Food Blogger Strikes Again, Taking On Chemicals in Cereal
Personal Health

Food Blogger Strikes Again, Taking On Chemicals in Cereal

After success with chains such as Subway and Chick-fil-A, Vani Hari is taking on the cereal industry.
Kate Taylor
Top Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2015
Franchises

Top Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2015

These franchises are adding units at light speed
Tracy Stapp Herold
Shake Shack IPO Is Hot But Can It Match Chipotle?
IPOs

Shake Shack IPO Is Hot But Can It Match Chipotle?

The IPO market has been particularly fruitful recently for so-called fast-casual restaurant operators.
How This 'Shark Tank' Champ Is Building a Bagel Balls Empire
Shark Tank

How This 'Shark Tank' Champ Is Building a Bagel Balls Empire

Following a $275,000 investment from Lori Greiner on Shark Tank, Bantam Bagels is taking on wholesale and online, while maintaining its NYC bagel shop.
Kate Taylor
This Family Business Begun in a Basement Has Gone Big Time
Family Businesses

This Family Business Begun in a Basement Has Gone Big Time

Lifeway Kefir was begun a generation ago on a shoestring budget and is now a $150-million operation.
Daphne Mallory
Slice of Heaven: How Flippin' Pizza Is Doing Fast-Casual Pizza Differently
Franchise 500

Slice of Heaven: How Flippin' Pizza Is Doing Fast-Casual Pizza Differently

New to the list, Flippin' Pizza serves New York-style pies by the slice.
Food-Tech Startup Soylent Snags $20 Million in Funding
Ready To Launch

Food-Tech Startup Soylent Snags $20 Million in Funding

'We will make food so cheap only the rich will cook,' says Soylent founder Rob Rhinehart regarding the investment.
Kate Taylor
Pretty People Eat for Free at This Chinese Restaurant
Marketing Bootcamp

Pretty People Eat for Free at This Chinese Restaurant

A restaurant in central China is offering free meals to the 50 most beautiful customers who walk through the doors every day, as judged by a panel of local plastic surgeons.
Kate Taylor
Online-Grocery Delivery Service Instacart Lands $220 Million From Kleiner Perkins
Investors

Online-Grocery Delivery Service Instacart Lands $220 Million From Kleiner Perkins

The company says it will use the cash to grow into new markets and create new partnerships.
6 Food Trends to Watch Out for in 2015
Trends

6 Food Trends to Watch Out for in 2015

Sour flavors, vegetable mashups, a ramen renaissance and more extreme food trends are on tap for this year.
Kate Taylor