Fine time for wine? If that’s how you feel, this group has you covered

For many, the holiday season means holiday wine. The Garden State Wine Growers Association sure hopes many feel that way. It is kicking off its “Holiday Wine Experience,” a monthlong celebration at wineries throughout the...

Goya distributes 2,000 meals in Jersey City (SLIDESHOW)

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted thousands of families across the state and across the country. Goya, the largest family-owned Hispanic food company in the U.S., wanted to make sure it could help those most impacted...

Parsippany-based Ferrero is building 1st North American chocolate production plant

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Lidl opens market at Bayonne’s Harbor View Marketplace

Lidl celebrated the grand opening of its newest market, in Bayonne’s Harbor View Marketplace, this week, developers JMF Properties and RD Management announced. The store opened Wednesday morning, and will operate from 8 a.m. to...

2,800+ restaurants have been approved for nearly $35M in grants — and more are...

More than 2,800 restaurants have been approved for nearly $35 million from Phase 3 of the  Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority said Friday. The total essentially completes the $35...

National Restaurant Association to governors: There’s no data that says we’re the problem

Few industries have been impacted as much by the COVID-19 pandemic as restaurants have. Its national association wants to make one thing clear: Restaurants are not the problem. They shouldn’t be used as scapegoats....

Doughertys to bring new restaurant concept to Resorts in A.C. in 2021

The Dougherty family, a mainstay in the Atlantic City restaurant world for more than a century, will open a new concept restaurant at Resorts Casino Hotel in the spring of 2021, the family and...

Agricola Eatery to replace Urban Table in Morristown

Agricola Eatery, a farm-to-table dining concept, is coming to the Morristown Green — and will replace the now closed Urban Table, the head of Harvest Restaurant Group said. Chip Grabowski told ROI-NJ he is excited...

Why head of Harvest Restaurant Group is worried about future of industry

By last Wednesday morning — three days after his first employee had tested positive for COVID-19, hours after the second had done so and after he had seen the fruitless nature of contact tracing...

B&G Foods’ longtime former leader Wenner named interim CEO

B&G Foods announced Monday that the company and CEO Kenneth Romanzi have agreed Romanzi will step aside to pursue personal interests, effective immediately. To ensure an orderly transition, the board of directors has appointed David...

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