7:12 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Battle Creek Mayor Looks to Moves Forward with Kellogg

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David Walters says he wants to keep jobs in Battle Creek, and says he'll work with Kellogg to bring new jobs to the city
Battle Creek Mayor Dave Walters said both the city's relationship with Kellogg Co. and the commission's presence as a leader are intact as Battle Creek prepares for the company to relocate local jobs to the Grand Rapids area.
9:07 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Kellogg's Palm Oil Policy Seen as Influential in Food Industry

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Battle Creek-based company announced change in policy last week
Kellogg announced by 2015 it would require its palm oil producers to be 'environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable'. The decision by the world's leading cereal company comes in response to protests over the environmental impact of palm oil harvesting.
6:49 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Kellogg, Community Leaders Have "Cordial" Meeting

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Company has been criticized after decision announced last week to open a new facility, and move jobs to Grand Rapids
Local community leaders who voiced strong opposition to Kellogg Co.'s decision to relocate some jobs to the Grand Rapids area called their meeting Wednesday with some of the company's top officials "cordial," saying all agreed with the need for improved relations. But they maintained Battle Creek is well-suited to house the company's new business services center.
12:40 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Criticism Continues Over Kellogg Decisions

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Company announced last week that some jobs would move from Battle to new facility in Grand Rapids
Past Kellogg Co. executives have spoken out about the company's deep roots in its hometown and calling for renewed corporate citizenship after scathing criticisms from some community leaders over its decision to relocate some Battle Creek jobs to Grand Rapids.
6:26 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Battle Creek Leaders Critical of Kellogg Moving Jobs to Grand Rapids

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Kellogg CEO John Bryant has said company remains committed to Battle Creek.
Dr. Joe Schwarz on Monday lambasted the Kellogg Co. for its handling of a plan to create a regional business services center in the Grand Rapids area employing 300 to 600 people, some of whom now work in Battle Creek.