Cook County Overturns Beverage Tax

Repeal of the penny-per-ounce sweetened beverage tax will take effect on December 1, 2017 By NACS Online   On October 11, the Cook County Board officially repealed the controversial city beverage tax. “The repeal was a foregone conclusion after the board’s Finance Committee voted 15-2 on Tuesday, signaling the pop tax would be scrapped after…

BP to Reintroduce Amoco Fuel Brand

First branded station expected to open this year   Refiner and supplier BP announced today that it will reintroduce its Amoco retail fuel brand, giving current BP marketers more growth options in select U.S. markets and helping BP boost retail fuel sales nationwide. Last seen more than a decade ago in the United States, the…

Ohio’s Minimum Wage to Increase in 2018

Ohio’s minimum wage is scheduled to increase on January 1, 2018, to $8.30 per hour for non- tipped employees and $4.15 per hour for tipped employees. The minimum wage will apply to employees of businesses with annual gross receipts of more than $305,000 per year. The current 2017 Ohio minimum wage is $8.15 per hour…

CALL TO ACTION!

Call your state senator and ask them to support Senate Bill 501. Call your state house representative and ask them to support House Bill 4504. Who is my State Senator and State Representative?  Go to www.michiganlegislature.org and click on contact my Senator or my House Representative on the bottom and find out and call them…

LIPARI FOODS ACQUIRES ASSETS OF DETROIT CITY DAIRY, INC d/b/a DAIRY FRESH FOODS, INC INCREASING STRONG PARTNERSHIP IN LOCAL AND NATIONAL BRANDS

WARREN, Mich. – Effective August 11, 2017, Lipari Foods, a leading Midwest food distributor based in Warren, Mich., agreed to acquire several assets of Dairy Fresh Foods, Inc. including the Dairy Fresh brand. Dairy Fresh Foods is headquartered in Taylor, Michigan. This opportunity expands Lipari’s product breadth and fulfills another strategic goal for the company.…