Category Archives: Specialty Food – Industry Trends and News

Ben’s Original™ Introduces New Scholarship To Help People From Underserved Communities Pursue Food Industry Careers

First Phase of the ‘Seat at the Table Fund’ to Launch in U.S. in Partnership with the National Urban League and UNCF to Support Black Students  Mars Food’s Ben’s Original™ brand launched a new scholarship fund – the Seat at … Continue reading

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“Made For More” Small Business Fund Launched By The Makers Of Ball® Home Canning Products

Milk Bar Founder Christina Tosi Partners to Award $110,000 in Small Business Grants Newell Brands, the maker of Ball® home canning products, the iconic American brand and trusted authority in canning and fresh preserving, today announced the launch of the Made For … Continue reading

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Dine Diaspora Opens Nominations for 2021 Black Women in Food Honors

It’s been a year of uncertainty, yet Black women have been resilient and steadfast in their contributions within the food and beverage industry around the world. It’s time to honor their efforts from kitchens to boardrooms. During Women’s History Month in March, … Continue reading

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Nominate Someone Making A Difference For Jersey Mike’s Sub Abover Grants

Know someone who’s going above and beyond to make a difference in your community? Nominate them for a $5,000 Sub Abover Grant from Jersey Mike’s Subs to help them make an even bigger impact. From now through January 6, 2021, go to BeASubAbove.com to nominate an individual who … Continue reading

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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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