Meal prep, delivery service inks first retail location at Jersey City’s 235 Grand
“We decided to open at 235 Grand because it is in an area with a lot of pedestrian traffic, close to the PATH and the downtown commercial district and near our existing customer base,” Cavany Foods Chef Alejandro Ferrer said. “It’s the perfect location for our business to grow.”
United Airlines gives 15,000 pounds of food to NJ, NY
The Food Bank of South Jersey, Community Food Bank of South Jersey and City Harvest in New York received the provisions from the flyer, which was looking to support its Newark Airport customers.
Resorts Casino Hotel donates $50,000 to South Jersey community
The funds were split between Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s Southern Branch and the Jewish Family Services of Atlantic and Cape.
Welch’s Fruit Snacks maker donates 1.2 million packs to Feeding America
The nationwide network of food banks reportedly expects an increase of 17 million Americans who will face hunger in the next six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
While supermarkets struggle to replenish stocks of some food products, one brand seems to be readily available: Goya Foods.
Caesars, VICI selling Bally’s Atlantic City for $25M
The move will still need the nod of approval from the state’s gaming regulators and the Federal Trade Commission.
Rutgers FIC, Specialty Food Association donate foods to local community
“Our members are dedicated to combating hunger and food waste. It is comforting to know that they are making a real difference to the local community in need,” said Ron Tanner, vice president of philanthropy, government, and industry relations for the Specialty Food Foundation, in a prepared statement.
Paterson pilot program connects seniors with neighbors who will shop for them
“In the City of Paterson, we want to make sure our senior citizens are taken care of,” said Mayor Andre Sayegh in a prepared statement. “Neighbor Express will allow us, together as a community, be there for one another during these uncertain times.”
Jersey Mike’s will donate 20 percent of sales to Feeding America this weekend
The sandwich franchise says it will donate a minimum of $1 million.
Bed Bath brings on new COO
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed John Hartmann as chief operating officer of Bed Bath & Beyond and president of buybuy Baby, effective May 18.
AT&T, Subaru, McDonald’s offer free food to medical personnel, folks in need during COVID-19 pandemic
AT&T granted $100,000 to the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association to be doled out to restaurants locally who will then provide meals to personnel working at field hospitals in the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus and the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison. “This allows restaurants to do what they do best: feed […]
Fairfield brewery makes special beer for essential workers only, for $1 per 4 pack
All front-line workers of the COVID-19 pandemic deserve a round of applause, and Magnify Brewing Co. is giving them just that. Round of Applause, a 6.4 percent ABV IPA, has been brewed as a “thank you” to first responders, health care professionals, grocery store workers, police, and all other essential workers, each of whom can […]