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Food & Agriculture

Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island | Captain’s Daughter Imperial IPA

THE STORY: Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island was founded in 2011 after years of home brewing led the husband and wife owners to...
supporting others: Young Family Farm co-owners Karla and Tyler Young.
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Five Questions With Tyler Young

5Q: Tyler Young | Co-owner, Young Family Farm(Editor’s note: This is a condensed version of a story that was originally published online Aug. 3.)1....

Caffe Dolce Vita to bid arrivederci to Federal Hill

PROVIDENCE – A fixture on Federal Hill for 26 years and one of the last of the old school restaurateurs on Providence’s original restaurant...
Bruce Newbury

Rhode Island culinary culture recognized near and far

Rhode Island continues to receive national and international accolades for our leading-edge culinary culture.On Sept. 12, the Rhode Island Hospitality Association hosted the 15th...

When pot smoke clears, who profits?

Investors may be betting on marijuana in all the wrong places.Enthusiasm for pot stocks reached a fever pitch recently when investors piled into British...
HOT STUFF: Blount Fine Foods President and CEO Todd Blount, with a couple of the company’s new products, on its Fall River production line, from left, Beef PHO and Coconut Chicken & Noodle soups.
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Blount soups up products to feed growth

Fastest Growing Companies | $75M and above | 1st place CEO (or equivalent): Todd Blount, president and CEO 2017 Revenue: $338,253,858 2015 Revenue: $233,695,825 Revenue growth: 44.7%Blount Fine...
WASTE NOT: Earthly co-founders Frank Mastrobuono, left, and Mike Kowalczyk, center, pick up food waste at Empire Tea & Coffee in Newport. Earthly produces worm castings, a natural fertilizer. Mastrobuono shows the finished potting mix, as Kowalczyk and Empire manager Josh Unorski talk. 
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Earthly makes sure discarded food isn’t wasted

Innovative Companies | Energy & the EnvironmentWorm manure, known as castings, helps cannabis grow, the minds behind North Kingstown-based Earthly Solutions Inc. have discovered.Frank...
CAKE WALK: Juli Chapin, co-owner of CakeSafe, which produces a transportation system for safely moving cakes. Chapin is pictured on Torrey Road in South Kingstown, one of the town’s steepest hills, using a CakeSafe to keep a cake in check on the steep incline.
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CakeSafe provides life hacks for bakers

Innovative Companies | Food, Beverages & AgricultureThe story of CakeSafe LLC starts nearly 30 years ago during a nail-biter of a car ride.Juli Chapin,...

Town Dock strives for sustainable squid market

Fastest Growing Companies | $75M and above | 4th place CEO (or equivalent): Ryan Clark, CEO 2017 Revenue: $91,814,388 2015 Revenue: $71,208,756 Revenue growth: 28.9%The Town Dock in...

Five Questions With: Meghan Kavanaugh

Have you ever ordered a dish at a restaurant but when it came to your table, it wasn’t quite what you expected? Or browsed...
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Wednesday December 5, 2018

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8am–11am