Rising ingredient costs eat into bottom line for some small food businesses

Rising ingredient costs eat into bottom line for some small food businesses

Some small food businesses in London say the high cost of ingredients are forcing them to get creative — and even close their doors.   Jocelyn Brock and Wayne DeGroot have been running zen’Za Pizzeria downtown for eight years. With the rising cost of key ingredients like olive oil and cheese, they’ve decided it’s time to put the business up for sale. “It really increases the…

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FedEx Awards More Than 0,000 to 10 Small Businesses

FedEx Awards More Than $230,000 to 10 Small Businesses

Published 06-17-24 Submitted by FedEx Corporation MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 17, 2024 /CSRwire/ – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) unveiled the recipients of the 12th annual FedEx Small Business Grants Program. Ten U.S.-based businesses were chosen this year out of over 3,900 applications. Grand Prize Recipient: $50,000 · Bombi (Greenville, RI) Nine Additional Recipients: $20,000 each, · Better Boba…

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A practical guide for businesses

A practical guide for businesses

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has taken the business world noticeably by storm, and its results speak for themselves. Companies that actively work on making business practices and work environments more equitable and inclusive find more success in pivoting to change and retaining employees, and more companies are following suit. This makes sense if you…

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