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MANUFACTURING: Rising craft-beer sector part of US trend
Craft beer is briskly bubbling toward the surface of Orange County’s economy as a small but growing sector catering to increasing tastes for locally made food and beverages.
Businesses Sprout to Support Burgeoning Industry
The Green Rush has hit Orange County. Several local companies, from packaging makers to grow-kit specialists, are aiming to cash in on the recreational and medicinal marijuana market that’s booming across the country despite a hazy regulatory environment.
Kaiser Leads HMOs List, Anthem OC’s Biggest PPO
Health maintenance organizations had a year of growth in Orange County.
RESTAURANTS: Farrell’s, Creamistry proceed separately
Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour Restaurants’ parent, Lake Forest-based Parlour Enterprises Inc., and Irvine-based Creamistry separately said they will begin franchising.
Two Orange County-based investment firms have partnered to acquire a majority stake in Mob Scene LLC, an entertainment marketing and production company in Beverly Hills.
Irvine-based food manufacturer and distributor Golden State Foods Corp. acquired a vegetable supplier in New Zealand on undisclosed terms.
The Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau said it would integrate sales efforts with two other cities to target meeting professionals for multiyear bookings.
Seeks Photos Illustrating What Fans Are ‘True To’
The summer is all but gone, but two Orange County-based brands are offering a chance to keep it alive in a social media contest.
Microelectronics Part Of Gains Across All Lines
Newport Corp. is on pace for a record year as the Irvine-based laser maker puts last year’s troubles in the rearview mirror.
Incipio Technologies Inc. said it has signed a licensing agreement with fashion designer Kate Spade & Co. in New York.
Irvine-based ice cream shop Creamistry plans to franchise and expand its present single site at the Crossroads shopping center on Barranca Parkway.
Visit Laguna Beach has a new website.
Anaheim and Newport Beach were among the most-sought U.S. cities for events in the past year, according to a list released by a McLean, Va.-based online database of meetings venues.
The parent company of Irvine-based fast casual hamburger chain Habit Burger Grill is eyeing an initial public offering, according to reports.