Food & Agriculture

Bruce Newbury

A breakout of signature dishes

Chefs and restaurants are known for their style and approach to the cuisine, often featuring signature creations on a menu driven by the ethnic...
THE NEW YORK Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against Dunkin' Brands alleging the mishandling of stored-value card account breaches. Dunkin' said third-party attempts to access the accounts were unsuccessful and the breaches never happened. / COURTESY DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC.

N.Y. AG alleges Dunkin’ mishandled breaches, company denies allegations

PROVIDENCE – N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James has filed a lawsuit against Dunkin’ Brands Inc. alleging the company failed to adequately address breaches into...
THE craft and independent brewery sector employed 1,705 full-time equivalents in 2018 in Rhode Island. / COURTESY BREWERS ASSOCIATION

Report: Craft-brewing industry employed over 1,700 in R.I. in 2018

PROVIDENCE – The craft-brewing industry employed 1,705 full-time equivalent workers in Rhode Island in 2018 at breweries and brewpubs, including serving staff at brewpubs,...

Fidelity to donate 400 pounds of organic vegetables to R.I. food...

SMITHFIELD – Fidelity Investments will celebrate the first harvest year of its organic farm with a donation to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank...
DEDICATED DUO: Brothers Galen, left, and Sennen Conte display bags of the whole pumpkin seeds that are part of the product line offered by Gerbs Allergy Friendly Foods. The Contes are co-owners of the business.
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Allergy-safe food making a difference

2019 PBN Innovative Companies: Food, Beverage & Agriculture Gerbs Allergy Friendly FoodsWITH A HISTORY of food allergies impacting their family growing up, Sennen Conte and...

Delivery service caters to gourmets

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: $250,000 to $5M 3. Feast & Fettle Inc.CEO (or equivalent): Carlos Ventura 2018 Revenue: $442,071 2016 Revenue: $98,157 Revenue growth: 350.4%SINCE FOUNDING gourmet-food-delivery...

For food importer, a natural focus

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: | $5m - $25M 3. Belgravia Imports Inc.CEO (or equivalent): Mark Travers 2018 Revenue: $6,336,794 2016 Revenue: $4,119,380 Revenue growth: 53.8%MIDDLETOWN-BASED Belgravia...
DANIELE HAS 600,000 legs of prosciutto dry-curing in its Burrillville production facilities. / COURTESY DANIELE

Daniele purchased by Chicago PE firm

CHICAGO – Entrepreneurial Equity Partners has purchased Daniele International, the Burrillville-based maker of charcuterie known for its prosciutto. The company was founded in 1945...

Berri opens on Mathewson Street in downtown Providence

PROVIDENCE – Berri, a restaurant by chef and owner Siobhan Chavarria, has opened in a newly renovated commercial building at 187 Mathewson St.The restaurant...
Bruce Newbury

The clambake – our indigenous cuisine

T.R. McGrath knows about family and about clambakes. McGrath Clambakes Inc., doing business as McGrath Clambakes & Catering, has been putting on clambakes in...
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