Business Writing

Popular Pasco Bakery To Open Its Third Location In Yakima

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One of the Tri-Cities’ best-known bakeries will soon have a presence in Yakima. Viera’s Bakery & Deli, with two locations in Pasco, could open as soon as March 1 at 516 W. Lincoln Ave., next to Cost Less Carpets and the Safeway fuel station. The Viera family is currently working on a full remodel of the former convenience store, which has been vacant for about a year. The 6,200-square-foot bakery/ deli will offer traditional Mexican pastries, fresh bread, cakes, espresso, sandwiches and more. Read more …

Yakima Craft Brewing Co. Opens All-Ages Taproom

yakima craft_2Local beer lovers were sad to see Yakima Craft Brewing Co.’s downtown taproom close last February. Some even wondered if closing the Yakima Avenue establishment was a sign that the oldest active brewery in town was slowing down. Eleven months later, it’s apparent that the business is in great shape — and still growing. Yakima Craft introduced a new, much larger taproom at 2920 River Road on Jan. 13, adjacent to its production facility and tasting room. Now, the only question is how popular the new establishment will become. Read more …

Yakima Meal Preparation Business
Growing Its Reach


The idea started in his own kitchen. Now, Victor Munguia is leasing commercial kitchen space just to keep up with demand. Over the past year, the owner of Transform Meal Prep has taken his at-home healthy eating concept and developed it into a burgeoning nutrition company. After starting out last winter with just one primary client — Achieve Fitness in Yakima — Transform is now partnering with six health-conscious businesses in the Yakima Valley and the Tri-Cities to deliver low-calorie prepared meals to hundreds of clients. Read more ….

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