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About VSheree

V. Sheree Williams is the publisher of Cuisine Noir Magazine, the country's first digital and print culinary magazine that connects the African diaspora through food, drink and travel. For more, in-depth stories, visit www.cuisinenoirmag.com

VIOLIFE® Teams up with RZA to Launch Grant Program to Promote Plant-Based Eating

New Upfield US “Plant Grants” Program Provides Funding, Education and Mentoring. First Year Supports Black-owned Restaurants Upfield US announced a new grant program, Plant Grants, aimed at promoting plant-based eating through charitable funding, education, and mentorship. This first year is … Continue reading

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GT’s Living Foods Founder Announces New ‘Synergy Scholarship’ A $250,000 Commitment To Empower LGBTQ+ Youth

Kombucha King GT Dave Honors Pride Month with Funding for Future LGBTQ+ Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs World’s Leading Kombucha Brand Launches New Summer Initiative ‘CommUNITY’ The Founder & CEO of GT’s Living Foods, GT Dave, announced today the Synergy Scholarship on behalf of … Continue reading

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Feed the Soul Foundation Awards $250K to Black-Owned Culinary Businesses

Black Restaurant Week’s non-profit organization supports businesses across the nation through Restaurant Business Development Grant Program Restaurants and bars across the country have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as indoor dining came to halt more than a year ago, making takeout and delivery … Continue reading

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Templeton Distillery Launches Entrepreneur’s Grant Program And 10 Year Reserve Rye Whiskey

Three Small Businesses to be Awarded $10,000 by Iowan Celebrities and Business Leaders Templeton Distillery is proud to announce the launch of the Templeton Distillery Entrepreneur’s Grant program, which will award three small businesses $10,000 each. The grants are designed to help … Continue reading

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Kroger Celebrates Small Business Week and Offers Retail Partnership Guidebook to Advance Supplier Inclusion

Retailer achieved $4.1 billion in diverse supplier spend in 2020 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced notable progress and new initiatives – including the launch of its Small Business Resource Guide – as part of its Framework for Action: Diversity, … Continue reading

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