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AeroFarms names longtime BD exec Cohen as chief revenue officer

AeroFarms, the Newark-based vertical farming company, has named a new chief revenue officer, it announced Tuesday. Gary M. Cohen has joined the company to lead farm development and business growth initiatives, including the commercialization of...

Restaurant concept makes debut at Roseland’s RiverHouse 11

Roseland Residential Trust, Mack-Cali Realty Corp.’s multifamily real estate subsidiary, announced the opening of a new restaurant at its RiverHouse 11 at Port Imperial community in Weehawken. Porter, a modern American gastropub, is the debut...

Saladworks buys N.J.’s Frutta Bowls, as well as Garbanzo chain, forming fast-casual eatery business

The parent company of the Saladworks fast-casual restaurant chain has purchased two other restaurant chains, including New Jersey-based Frutta Bowls, it announced this week. The new holding company for the three chains, based in Pennsylvania...

Cannabis-infused Thanksgiving feast? Yes, that’s possible now, too

What happens when the creator of the first cannabis-based ETF joins forces with a celebrity cannabis chef for the holidays? You get some really funky holiday recipes. At least, that’s how it looks on the...

Newark Working Kitchens to deliver 10K meals to city residents this week

How’s this for giving back: Newark Working Kitchens — a program created during the time of COVID to deliver nutritious meals created by Newark restaurants to low-income seniors and families — will deliver more...

New ShopRite to anchor Middletown shopping center

Saker ShopRites has opened a store in Middletown, it announced, with the supermarket serving as anchor tenant at a new retail development. The ShopRite at Kings Commons comprises 91,624 square feet at the center along...

Milestone moment: Newark Working Kitchens to deliver 1 millionth meal today

In April 2020 — at a time when the pandemic was taking hold in the state, leaving many to wonder where their next paycheck and their next meal were coming from — Audible announced...

Good news for restaurants seeking Revitalization Fund grants

Restaurant owners seeking to get a grant from the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund that was included in the American Rescue Plan Act recently got some good news: They no longer will be required...

J&J Snack Foods’ chief operating officer is retiring

J&J Snack Foods Corp., the Pennsauken-based maker of products including frozen ices and more, said its chief operating officer will retire, effective March 31. Robert M. Radano, senior vice president and COO, will remain with...

Women Own the Room: Wyndham announces effort to increase female hotel ownership

Parsippany-based Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company, with approximately 9,000 hotels across nearly 95 countries, announced plans Wednesday to increase hotel ownership among women. Wyndham introduced a new program — "Women Own...

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Stanton honored with National Medical Fellowships’ Legacy Award

Dr. Bonita Stanton, the founding dean of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, will receive the National Medical Fellowships’ Legacy Award, it was announced...

Sitex acquires warehouse in Fairfield, plans updates

Real estate firm Sitex Group has acquired a 30,000-square-foot warehouse in Fairfield, the company said in a statement. Sitex, an acquisition and development company specializing...

Applications for $10M Small Business Lease Grant Program to open Oct. 20

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority will begin accepting applications for its Small Business Lease Grant Program on Oct. 20, the EDA announced this...

Signature Acquisitions inks 90K sq. ft. of leases, renewals at office complex

Signature Acquisitions, a real estate company based in Cranford, has successfully negotiated approximately 90,000 square feet of new office leases and renewals at Parkway...

Trades Council offers strong support for offshore wind industry

New Jersey Building and Construction Trades Council members signed a letter of support to bring the offshore wind industry to the state, saying the industry will provide...