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ROI-NJ Influencers: Food & Beverage 2019 (Top 10)

ROI-NJ reveals its inaugural list of Food & Beverage influencers and sets the table with the state’s top names in the sector. To find out the Top 10 most important people in the sector, read...

ROI Influencers: Food & Beverage 2021 (The Top 15)

1 Marcus Samuelsson Owner/Co-creator Marcus Samuelsson Group/Newark Working Kitchens Samuelsson, a celebrity chef and famed restaurateur, made our inaugural list in 2019 for his willingness to bring his world-class cuisine and concepts to Newark. Samuelsson, who has restaurants...

ROI Influencers: Food & Beverage 2021 (N to Z)

Dina Opici President Opici Family Distributing Inc. Opici, the president, and Don Opici, the managing director, represent the fourth generation of leadership of what is now one of the biggest wine distributors on the East Coast. Chandrakant Patel Co-founder Chowpatty Owns...

Westville’s PrimoHoagies sandwich chain announces national expansion

PrimoHoagies, the sandwich chain based in Westville, is expanding nationwide, with 18 new franchises in four states, the company said in a news release. The company signed franchise agreements to open locations in New Jersey,...

ROI Influencers: Food & Beverage 2021 (G to M)

Kevin Gallagher Executive vice president Food Trade News The veteran journalist is well-respected by both manufacturers and retailers for his institutional knowledge of the industry — and always-sharp take on future trends. He is a must-read. Pete Genovese Journalist N.J....

Misfits Market launches in California and adds dairy

Delanco-based Misfits Market has launched in California, delivering to every ZIP code in the state and now to nearly 40 million residents across the nation. The leading online grocery platform offers access to organic produce,...

ROI-NJ presents the ROI Influencers: Food & Beverage 2021

From grocery stores to restaurants, processors to distributors, entrepreneurs to  conglomerates, the food business impacts the state in numerous ways. Of course, in the past year — as a global pandemic has made everyone...

ROI Influencers: Food & Beverage 2021 (A to F)

Jeff Braverman CEO Nuts.com A visionary, Braverman helped transform a family-owned business into an e-commerce giant — and did so long before e-commerce was the way of the future. Anthony Calandra Owner and president Calandra Enterprises  The current head of the...

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