Keurig Dr Pepper is the latest big name beverage giant to bet on sparkling water to fill the void created by slowing soda sales. Its acquisition of Limitless expands its water portfolio, which includes Core Hydration, Bai and Evian, as well as some sparkling water brands. Read more »


Brew Pub Pizza and the Iowa State University athletics department recently partnered up in a sweepstakes to give one lucky fan a chance to win Free Brew Pub Pizza for a year along with a pizza oven, tickets to the ISU vs Oklahoma St. men's basketball game, and ... Read more »


Tom Warner, Key Account Executive, and Sally Robson, Lottery Advertising Manager, have both announced their retirements from the Iowa Lottery. Read more »


Lucky’s Market, a Colorado-based grocer that bills itself as offering “organic for the 99%,” filed for bankruptcy after it began closing most of its stores. About 3,000 jobs are at stake. Read more »


Hy-Vee, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire six former Shopko locations in Iowa that will re-open under the Dollar Fresh brand by late summer. In the upcoming weeks, several former Shopko locations will begin renovations ... Read more »

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Hy-Vee Chairman, President and CEO Randy Edeker was named the new chairman of FMI-The Food Industry Association this weekend at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Phoenix. Read more »



A gas station and convenience store in Sioux Center has closed temporarily, but the reason why is a mystery. ... Read more »


Despite a record-breaking amount of food donated in 2019, the Food Bank of Iowa is still working to fill pantries and fully meeting the needs of Iowans struggling with food insecurity. Over at Fareway Meat & Grocery ... Read more »



A recent graduate of Iowa State University, Comer has a degree in advertising and will assist with the development and execution of membership recruitment and retention efforts at the Association. An important part of her role will be to ... Read more »



Hy-Vee Executive Jay Marshall Elevated to Vice Chairman;
Darren Baty to Take on Merchandising Role with Retirement of Brett Bremser Read more »