Food & Agriculture

DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC. reported a profit of $59.6 million in the second quarter. / COURTESY DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC.

Dunkin’ reports $59.6M profit in Q2

CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. reported a profit of $59.6 million in the second quarter, a 1.4% decline year over year, according...
FOOD CO-OP: From left, Erb Reinert, bulk and wellness buyer; Jacqueline Sophia, finance manager; Leah Costa, customer service manager; and Jesse Cardarelli, produce manager, are pictured at the newly opened Urban Greens Co-op Market in Providence.
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Invested in market’s success

The new Urban Greens Co-op Market in Providence’s West End is bringing a democratic approach to food shopping.After several years of “grassroots” planning, the...
DUNKIN' WILL offer a Beyond Sausage breakfast sandwich at 163 restaurants in Manhattan and has plans to expand the offering nationally. / COURTESY DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP

Beyond Meat will offer a new Dunkin’ sandwich

NEW YORK – Beyond Meat Inc., the faux-meat company that’s seen its stock rally almost 700% since its May public offering, has notched another...

Anna’s Kitchen nets 10 awards at spirits competition

BARRINGTON – Anna’s Kitchen LLC, maker of shrubs – apple-cider vinegars combined with organic herbs and fruits to make organic drink mixers, won 10...
THREE RHODE ISLAND restaurants were named to OpenTable’s 2019 Most Scenic Restaurants in America list, including Boat House Waterfront Dining in Tiverton, pictured above. / COURTESY BOAT HOUSE WATERFRONT DINING

3 R.I. eateries named to OpenTable’s 2019 most scenic restaurants list

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island restaurants were named to OpenTable’s 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America 2019 list released this week.Boat House Waterfront Dining...
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Cooperation serves food for good in Providence

There is an ongoing drumbeat of issues loosely related to food. Terms such as food desert, food insecurity and food activism are frequently heard....

ALDI to open Fall River location

FALL RIVER – The supermarket competition is heating up.ALDI, a popular discount grocer with headquarters in Germany, will open its first store in Fall...
AHOLD DELHAIZE USA Retail Buisness Services' Infinity Fresh Kitchen has purchased Taylor Farms' yet-to-be-launched food-processing facility and hired Taylor Farms to manage the operation.

Ahold Delhaize company purchases yet-to-be-launched food-processing plant at Quonset

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Infinity Fresh Kitchen, an Ahold Delhaize USA company, has purchased a food-processing facility at Quonset Business Park at 320 Commerce Park...
BIG TECH companies like Facebook and Google are scheduled to testify in front of a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee this week . /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO /PATRICIA MONTEIRO

Opinion: Rep. Cicilline: Don’t forget about small businesses

Weiners are a Rhode Island tradition, one that my family has been a proud part of for 50 years. At Sam’s New York System,...
THE USDA'S Natural Resource Conservation Service has called on aquaculture oyster producers in Rhode Island to apply for financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program as part of an effort to restore oyster reefs in protected water bodies as part of the Rhode Island Oyster Initiative. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CAROLINE BLUMBERG

USDA calls on oyster farmers to apply for Rhode Island Oyster...

WARWICK – The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service has called on aquaculture oyster producers in Rhode Island to apply for financial...
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