North Carolina launches task force to expand food manufacturing in state
Leaders in agribusiness, farming, research, higher education and government recently held the first meeting of the N.C. Food Manufacturing Task Force. The task force was formed with the goal of creating jobs and expanding agriculture-based businesses. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is one of the task force's core members. Read More>>
'Dig into Local' Best Menu NC contest under way
Thirteen restaurants and food businesses from across the state have been selected to participate in the first-ever “Dig into Local” Best Menu NC contest.
The competition highlights businesses that feature locally sourced ingredients on their menus.
Judges will visit each location between now and September to evaluate menus. Read More>>