Food & Hospitality

Mar 5, 2020

Senate clears ban on single-use bags, Styrofoam; prospects in Assembly uncertain

Under the latest version of the legislation, the state would outlaw the products in 18 months. But Assembly leaders and Gov. Phil Murphy’s office have suggested that the rollout be staggered.

Mar 4, 2020

Audible employees have eaten 30,000 lunches out in Newark since 2017 (updated)

Once a week, the company gives $15 to hundreds of workers for them to invest in restaurants for Lunch Out Wednesdays, an initiative in the company's community investment strategy that has pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars into the city's economy.

Mar 3, 2020

Campbell appoints new investor relations exec

Rebecca Gardy will serve as the liaison between the company and the investment community and will report to Campbell Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mick Beekhuizen.

Mar 3, 2020

Prudential Center appoints vice president of booking

The venue hosts more than two million guests and over 175 concerts, shows and special events annually.

Valerie Oswalt; executive vice president, president Campbell Snacks; Campbell Soup Co.
Mar 3, 2020

Campbell appoints Oswalt president of Snacks division

In January, previous leader Carlos Abrams-Rivera announced he would leave the the No. 3 snack company in the country, effective Feb. 1.

NJBIZ Publisher Ken Kiczales takes the state at the 2019 Best Places to Work Awards at iPlay America in Freehold.
Mar 2, 2020

New Jersey’s Best Places to Work, 2020

There’s really only one authority when it comes to determining a great workplace – a company’s own employees. And that’s just who gave their input to determine this year's NJBIZ list of honorees. Is yours on the list?

Shannon Rose interior. - THE SHANNON ROSE PUB
Feb 26, 2020

Irish pub offers free food for a year to any woman who proposes on Leap Day

The Shannon Rose Irish Pub is offering the deal in honor of Bachelor's Day, an Irish tradition that goes back to the fifth century, according to North American Irish news website Irish Central.

Ark Foods released four products to market Feb. 25, 2020: Buffalo Cauli Mac, General Tso's Cauli, Alfredo Veggie Spaghetti and Sesame Veggie Noodles. - ARK FOODS
Feb 25, 2020

Ark Foods opens Hackensack production facility

Dollar sales of plant-based foods grew 11 percent in the past year and 31 percent over the past two years, according to the Good Food Institute.

Sproud pea milk.
Feb 25, 2020

Ethical Brands in Red Bank brings popular Swedish pea milk to US

The product will launch with four varieties: original, unsweetened, chocolate and a professional formula developed for and by baristas.

Feb 24, 2020

Bring your own food

Not everyone who wants to attend the Walk to Washington this year is able to make the timing work, and the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association is one of those sending its sincere regrets.

The 2019 Chamber Train makes it way to Washington, D.C.
Feb 24, 2020

Back to basics

On the 83rd Annual Walk to Washington, the founder of Gellman Images looks forward to in-person meetings.

Chris Edwards, president and CEO, Somerset County Business Partnership. - SCBP
Feb 21, 2020

Somerset County Business Partnership names successor for retiring leader

"My priorities are attracting and retaining talent and making the [SCBP] a one-stop-shop for business, whether it's a brick-and-mortar mom and pop shop or a major corporation," Chris Edwards told NJBIZ.