Dairy-free brand plans global expansion
Califa Farms raised $225 million to fuel its international expansion and launch new product lines.
Grocer reduces costs, passes along savings
Trader Joe’s Co.’s Charles Shaw wine is living up to its Two Buck Chuck nickname again, at least in California.
Deal for Seattle company expected to boost capacity
Glasswerks, a Southgate-based glass fabricator, acquired Seattle-based Northwestern Industries Inc.
Molson Coors Beverage Co. said it will cease operations at its Irwindale brewery by September and has offered the facility to Pabst Brewing Co. for $150 million.
Style brands embrace ‘color of the year’
Classic Blue is the new black. At least this year.
Signs deals with Indonesian, Danish port operators
The Port of Los Angeles has pledged to collaborate with entities from Northern Europe and Indonesia on port operations, technology and more.
Trade: Tariffs continue to take toll on imports
The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles saw cargo traffic dip again in November.
AUTOS: EV makers, service companies roll out products and court investors
L.A. automakers show off their wares at the L.A. Auto Show.
AGRICULTURE: SoCal Hemp Co. anticipates first commercial crop next year
Cadiz and Glass House Group’s SoCal Hemp Co. readies for its first hemp harvest on Cadiz’s Mohave Desert aquifer.
Label maker Avery Dennison Corp. purchased a division of Smartrac Technology Group for $249 million.
Former Mattel executive John Kimble is joining toymaker Jakks Pacific as chief financial officer.
LA, Long Beach are feeling the impact of tariffs
Port of Los Angeles head Gene Seroka warns of consequences from the U.S.-China trade war.
FOOD: Confidence grows after posting first profit
After his company reported its first quarterly profit, Beyond Meat’s Ethan Brown is looking to go global.
ENERGY: Wilmington firm worries about drilling proposal
A proposed law could force Cooper & Brain Inc. to shut down most of its oil wells in the city of Los Angeles.
Manufacturing: Former C.R. Laurence executives start competitor
Frameless Hardware Co. is a new glass industry supply company in South Gate founded by two top executives formerly with the region’s premier glass industry supplier, C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.