Thousands of Miles Fresher
In 1999, after nearly 60 years in business, Associated Food Stores took a big leap into a new business venture: owning and operating local grocery stores.
Associated Food Stores was founded in 1940 by independent retailers who banded togeth...September 1, 2010
Cache Valley Food Producers Thrive Together
Gossner Foods and Lower Foods are two Cache Valley companies with a secret. They are successful, third- and fourth-generation manufacturers of dairy products and specialized meats, respectively—but that’s not the secret.
Gossner...September 1, 2010
Harmons Continuing its Legacy of Quality and Value
With its 14th, 15th and 16th stores in progress, and an expected 500 jobs to add to the Utah economy, this Utah’s Own company is not only a local business itself, but it also promotes other Utah’s Own products. Harmons is a 78-year-...September 1, 2010
Log Haven Brings Utah’s Own to the Table
Visitors to Log Haven Restaurant in Millcreek Canyon get a true taste of Utah, from the beautiful mountain setting, complete with nearby streams and waterfalls, to the delectable food that is often prepared with fresh, local ingredients.
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A Small-town Co-op with International Reach
This and every holiday season, hundreds of Utahns will trek to the heart of central Utah to visit Moroni, a rural community in Sanpete County—not for a seasonal pageant, but to get a fresh Norbest turkey.
Sanpete County is Utah’...September 1, 2010
Participants: Steve Reich, Associated Retail Stores; Spencer Eccles, GOED; Bob Harmon, Harmon's; Ian Brandt, Sage's Cafe/Cali's Natural Foods; Keith Lawes, Fat Boy Ice Cream; Ian Campbell, Log Haven; Rachel Hudson, Consumer Advo...September 1, 2010
Best Companies to Work For 2009
Add up all the stories about the economy’s impact on people and you’ll likely find most of them are about employment. Many who still have jobs have smaller salaries and reductions in benefits. Others wonder if their career dreams are reachable, as...December 1, 2009
Taking Wells Fargo’s Regional Reins
As a boy growing up on a farm in Waynesfield, Ohio (population 803), Greg Winegardner dreamed of being a cowboy, and moving out West to ride the range. Little did he know that instead of taming the wilderness, he’d be taking the reins of Wells Far...December 1, 2009
Setting the Valuation Course
Parnell Black’s career plan was centered on accounting, right through the time he earned his MBA from the University of Utah. Upon graduation, he worked in finance—which he thought was his professional passion. But his journey changed directions w...December 1, 2009
ZenPrint Streamlines Web-to-print Services
In today’s day and age, the Internet is usually the first place people look for products and information. And businesses are no different. Not only do businesses use the Web to enhance their accessibility, but they also use it to locate marketing ...December 1, 2009
The Legal Risks of Posting Online
A lawyer working for a legal defender’s office published a blog about bird-watching, photography and her clients. On her blog, she referred to her clients by their first name, a derivative of their first name or their jail identification number. H...December 1, 2009
Commercial Space Surplus Creates Business Opportunities
There is a lot of bad news for small businesses these days. Credit is tight, cash is short and customers have stopped buying. But despite the gloom, there is still some great news out there—commercial real estate is very much a buyer’s and leaser’...December 1, 2009
Utah Restaurants Feed Local Talent
History has it that food and art have gone together as long as meat and potatoes. “Starving artists” were born out of the bohemian counterculture in 19th century Paris when undiscovered artists traded work for food. And artists, such as Henri Mati...December 1, 2009
Destinations Make Winter Weekends a Holiday
A good weekend getaway location has three requirements: a one-of-a-kind activity, tasty dining options and a comfortable place to rest your head. While there are many places in Utah that offer a fun-filled retreat, here’s a look at two destination...December 1, 2009
What You Eat Could Hurt Your Health and Your Wallet
We’ve all seen billboards with a slim woman advertising liposuction, the infomercial promising an easy weight-loss tool for as little as four easy payments of $19.99, or the Internet’s banner ads offering the secret to losing inches of belly fat i...December 1, 2009