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Nakedwines.com launches $5M support fund for winemakers disrupted by COVID-19

Online wine retailer pledges to help winemakers affected by the closure of restaurants, tasting rooms and traditional retail stores Up to $5M will be made available to independent winemakers looking to sell their wines in nakedwines.com USA, UK and Australia … Continue reading

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National Restaurant Association Releases COVID-19-Specific Guidance for Operation Reopening

The National Restaurant Association today released new guidance for operation reopening which provides a basic summary of recommended practices that can be used to help mitigate exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The document is meant to be used in conjunction with instruction … Continue reading

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Honest Tea Founders Seth Goldman and Julie Farkas Launch Eat the Change® Impact Grants

Couple will donate $1 million over three years with focus on link between diet and climate. Social Entrepreneurs Seth Goldman and Julie Farkas announced today the launch of a new grants program, Eat the Change® Impact. They plan to donate $1 million ($335,000 per year) over … Continue reading

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Tyme Commerce Waives Account Fees for All of 2020, Launches Gift Card Program for Restaurants

Tyme announced that all fees will be waived for restaurants who register on its meal-ordering platform, allowing small businesses to quickly accept take-out orders. Restaurants are permitted to offer take-out and delivery during California’s state-wide stay-at-home order that went into … Continue reading

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The Lee Initiative’s Restaurant Workers Relief Program Expands Nationally

Program to provide assistance to furloughed restaurant workers expands to multiple cities In response to massive layoffs in the hospitality industry due to the COVID-19 outbreak nationwide, Chef Edward Lee, in partnership with The LEE Initiative and Maker’s Mark, launched The Restaurant Workers Relief … Continue reading

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New National Dining Bonds Initiative Aims to Support Restaurants Facing Financial Crisis from Coronavirus

Diners Can Invest in the Future of the Industry Now, at a Savings Due to the impact that the coronavirus Covid-19 is having on the restaurant community, a team of restaurant industry veterans led by HP-PR and Hall PR have … Continue reading

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Webinar on the Vital Importance of Local Advertising in Tough Times

Why Restaurants, Small Businesses Need to Get a Positive Message Out to Loyal Customers Targetable, the fast-growing ad tech platform for the restaurant industry and small businesses, will host a free video webinar on Thursday, March 19 to discuss the best practices … Continue reading

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The Makers of Happy Little Plants® Products Support the National Young Farmers Coalition

The makers of the Happy Little Plants® products have announced a donation of $10,000 to support the efforts of the National Young Farmers Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to agriculture and helping young farmers. The Happy Little Plants® brand is a new plant-forward protein offering from … Continue reading

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