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Founder of Black-Owned Food and Beverage Solutions Provider Wins $25k Grant

Samia Bingham, founder of Flavors, a member-based, commercial kitchen and workplace incubator with a focus on elevating culinary entrepreneurs in underserved minority communities, has been awarded a grant for $25,000 by American Express and IFundWomen of Color. “We feel especially grateful … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Company Announces $500,000 Expansion Of Its COVID-19 Relief Fund To The California Wine Region

Company Extends Previously Announced $1 Million Relief Fund and Opens Submissions for the JUSTIN and Landmark Community Grants — The Wonderful Company, which is dedicated to harvesting health around the world, announced today that it has extended its previously announced $1 million COVID-19 … Continue reading

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James Beard Foundation Announces The James Beard Foundation Food and Beverage Investment Fund For Black And Indigenous Americans

In acknowledgment of the immeasurable contributions the Black and Indigenous communities have made to the modern American foodscape, the James Beard Foundation announced today the James Beard Foundation Food and Beverage Investment Fund for Black and Indigenous Americans, a new … Continue reading

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Crowns & Hops Launch ‘The 8 Trill Pils Initiative

Initiative will promote that closing the racial equity gap has the potential to generate a $8 trillion GDP increase in the U.S. by 2050 Crowns & Hops, the LA-based Black-owned craft beer brand that founded the #BlackPeopleLoveBeer movement, is announcing … Continue reading

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Virtual Restaurant Consulting Launches MomandPopRestaurants.com to Support an Industry in Crisis

Designed to promote approximately 500,000 small, independent restaurants across the country, MomandPopRestaurants.com is a free site positioned as a friendly “town square” to elevate the needs of diners and local restaurants alike. Over 500,000 independent restaurants, most often referred to … Continue reading

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