Ari's Picks

An Invitation to a Wonderful Zingerman’s Week in Ireland

Only seven seats remain as I write It’s been over 30 years since I went alone to Ireland for the first time. I knew very little about the country, I had no friends or food producers there to call on, and, back before the world of the web was the norm, I had very little […]

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Ca$hew Cows from the Candy Manufactory

Taking craft candy bars to new levels of excellence with Ca$hew Cow candy bars If you still haven’t had one of these amazing artisan candy bars, you might not yet know what you’re missing. Thanks to the hard work of the crew at the Candy Manufactory, what most of us knew as junk food and […]

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News

We’re Celebrating Our 40th Anniversary by Giving Back to Habitat for Humanity

We’re matching donations throughout March up to $40,000! We’re celebrating our 40th anniversary on March 15th. If home is where the heart is, clearly our heart is in Ann Arbor. Four decades and eleven businesses later, we have remained and expanded in the area. To recognize the community we’ve called home since 1982, we’re sponsoring […]

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Hungarian Dill Pogácsa from the Bakehouse

A classic Hungarian “biscuit” for breakfast, lunch, or dinner Does anyone need a pogácsa? If you’re Hungarian, the answer is likely, “Yes!” While they’re little known here in the U.S., pogácsa are probably one of the most commonly served foods in Magyar culture. And if you’re not Hungarian? You still might want to have one—Mimi Sheraton lists […]

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News

New Book About Zingerman’s Released Nationally on February 22!

Micki Maynard’s book, Satisfaction Guaranteed, shares the story of four decades of Zingerman’s My book will look at Zingerman’s nearly 40-year journey, from a single store on Detroit Street in Ann Arbor, to a business that touches almost every part of the world… The book is for food lovers as well as readers of business books. […]

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Business, Leadership, ZCoBbers

Things Fall Apart (But They Never Leave My Heart)*

  Over the 38 years we’ve been in business, I’ve worried about, talked through, and planned for hundreds of strange scenarios. I’m a planner, and here at Zingerman’s we’ve been forecasting and budgeting and organizing for probably 30 years now. But, as Mike Tyson once famously said, “Everyone has a plan ’til they get punched in […]

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