The Berkeley-based company claims its mission for organic and sustainable food remains true even after its General Mills acquisition.
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Discount designer store Thread Lounge has opened as a pop-up on Shattuck Ave. in downtown Berkeley. Photo: Tracey Taylor THREAD LOUNGE Opening today in downtown Berkeley: Thread Lounge, an upscale fashion store offering discounted designer clothing for women, men, and children, as well as limited home furnishings. Owner Colleen Schmidt, a former buyer for Ralph Lauren and Donna Karan […]
Kate Clyatt won a $10,000 scholarship from Annie’s Homegrown for her work at Berkeley Student Food Collective. Photo: Annie’s Homegrown Kate Clyatt won a $10,000 scholarship from Annie’s Homegrown for her work at Berkeley Student Food Collective. Photo: Annie’s Homegrown By Hannah Long Berkeley-based natural food company Annie’s Homegrown has awarded scholarships to two UC Berkeley students […]
Annie’s, the maker of organic mac and cheese and bunny-shaped crackers, among other products, had the most successful initial public offering of the year today. The company priced its shares at $19 yesterday, but popped — as market watchers like to say — to $31 when the New York Stock Exchange opened this morning. Shares […]
The vegetable garden at Annie's Fifth Street headquarters in September. Photo: Patrick Nagel Annie’s Inc, the maker of organic mac & cheese and cheddar bunnies which moved its headquarters to Berkeley earlier this year, filed yesterday with the SEC for an initial public offering that could value raise the company up to $100 million. According […]
California Closets has opened a retail/manufacturing space at 1716 Fourth Street TIDY OPENING California Closets has opened a manufacturing and retail space at 1716 Fourth Street and will be holding an official grand opening on October 19th, from 5-8 pm. The company, which is a franchise operation, makes custom closets, and is taking over a mixed-use […]
New appliance store in the General Appliance space SAME AGAIN General Appliance, at 2524 Shattuck Ave., which closed its doors in June after 72 years in business, has been replaced by Airport Home Appliance Annex which has branches in Redwood City and Hayward. (Hat tip: Rachel Anderson) SWEET STUFF Berkeley’s Indie Cakes & Pastries started supplying Berkeley’s Saul’s Deli with pastries […]
Annie’s Homegrown, producer of organic and natural foods, will move its headquarters from Napa to Berkeley this spring. The company, with a turnover in the “low $100 million range”, will occupy the former Clif Bar offices at 1610 Fifth Street in West Berkeley. Clif Bar moved to Emeryville last year. “Berkeley has long been the […]