Food & Agriculture

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 Foods WITH 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...
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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...
ALEPPO SWEETS was one of two Providence restaurants determined to be among the 50 best new restaurants in the United States, according to Bon Appetit.

2 Providence restaurants among Bon Appetit’s top 50 new eateries in...

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island eateries were named among Bon Appetit’s Top 50 Nominees for America’s Best New Restaurants 2019. Aleppo Sweets and Big King...
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