Food & Agriculture

Plant City Providence to offer plant-based food hall downtown

PROVIDENCE – Plant City Providence will occupy a two-story historical building on South Water Street by mid-June, according to its website.The new enterprise is...
BOSTON BEER CO. acquired Dogfish Head Brewery for $300 million. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SCOTT EELLS

Sam Adams brewer touches highest price ever on Dogfish Head deal

NEW YORK – Boston Beer Co., the Sam Adams brewer, saw it shares jump after it announced the acquisition of Dogfish Head Brewery in...
Bruce Newbury

Comfortable just selling doughnuts, Knead grows operations

“We decide today on tomorrow’s doughnuts!” The baker at Knead Doughnuts put the finishing touches on the last of the next day’s baking and...

Ellie’s opens on Weybosset Street in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Ellie’s, a popular French bakery, has opened a new cafe at 225 Weybosset St.The site is directly opposite the Providence Performing Arts...

Seasonal Trinity Beer Garden to open soon downtown

PROVIDENCE – Trinity Brewhouse is expected to open its summer Trinity Beer Garden in late May, providing a variety of craft beers, wine and...
BOSTON CHEF Tony Messina was named Best Chef-Northeast in the 2019 James Beard Awards. Two Rhode Island chefs were in contention for the award this year.

Boston’s Messina takes home regional James Beard award over Providence hopefuls

PROVIDENCE – “I have a job to do. We all do. We can include everyone in the conversation of cooking.” With those remarks delivered...
DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP reported a profit of $52.3 million in the first quarter of 2019. / COURTESY DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP

Dunkin’ nets $52.3M in Q1

CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. reported a profit of $52.3 million in the first quarter of 2019, or 63 cents per diluted...
Before co-founding Isle Brewers Guild, Duffy was a partner and business-development officer for marketing and communications agency Duffy & Shanley Inc., working during that time with Narragansett Beer, Strela Beer and BrewGene. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Partnership can be the key to success

Jeremy Duffy | Isle Brewers Guild co-founder/managing partnerIt has been a long journey to get to brewing operations at Isle Brewers Guild. It was...
Bruce Newbury

Recognizing food achievers today and tomorrow

Bigelow Tea President and CEO Cynthia R. Bigelow will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary doctorate in business administration at the Johnson...
POTENTIAL GROCERY STORY: Pictured is the construction site of a six-floor housing project at 78 Fountain St. in Providence, where developers Cornish Associates and Nordblom Co. would like to see a grocery store occupy the ground floor.  
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Will downtown Providence ever get a supermarket?

Downtown Providence is known as the central political and cultural district of Rhode Island. Among those who live and work there, it’s also known...
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