Todd Blount, president of Blount Fine Foods Corp., the maker of fine soups, sauces, entrees and sides based in Fall River and Warren, has been named winner in the Leadership & Strategy category of Providence Business News’ second annual Manufacturing Awards program.
Meal and beverage tax collections from local restaurants totaled just under $1.77 million in December, an increase of 7.8 percent compared with the $1.64 million collected in December 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Monday.
Regina Bell, lecturer and academic adviser for the public relations program at the University of Rhode Island, recently helped students launch a social media campaign to fight childhood malnutrition. …
Dunkin’ Donuts is throwing its losing K-cup strategy into reverse, announcing a partnership today with Keurig and J.M. Smucker to distribute its coffee pods to thousands of grocery and specialty stores, mass retailers and online channels.