Food Products

Hot Bread Kitchen is a bakery with a social mission: to train women and minorities for jobs in the food industry--or to start food businesses of their own.

There's no better way to create a strong bond with your customers than to create a "secret menu" giving them special access to products, services or prices.

The makers and retailers of vegetarian-friendly products can teach small-business owners a lot about what it takes to serve a niche market.

OPEN finance expert Mike Periu on changes in the I-9 verification form.

Are you ready to turn your culinary hobby into a full-fledged business? Check out these tips to help you get started.

Nowadays, many of the values that distinguish family-owned businesses give these small companies an edge over their larger counterparts.

More particular about the restaurants they frequent, diners have their own ideas about what a value meal is.

UC Berkeley classmates Alex Velez and Nihil Arora started a business growing gourmet mushrooms in coffee grounds.

Brian Leventhal is high on life and for good reason. At just 29 years old, he is co-founder and CEO of Brooklyn Winery.

This cupcake business is a prime example of how startups should use social media to gain a following.

There's no lack of strong opinions coming from business owners on group-buying deals. Could it be worth it for you?

Many restaurant owners are adding LinkedIn to their social media strategy to get the word out to corporate customers.