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LiDestri Foods now offering Recipe 21 hand sanitizer to public

Orders for LiDestri Foods' hand sanitizer are now being accepted online at and being shipped directly to consumers.

Recipe 21, a division of LiDestri Foods Inc., on Thursday rolled out its hand sanitizer line for the general public in direct response to COVID-19 relief efforts and the nationwide supply shortage. LiDestri previously had adjusted its spirits production at ...

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Food experts discuss what the consumer wants (access required)

Representatives of Ag Voice from Georgia, standing, make a pitch for their company to seated judges at the Grow-NY competition.

Consumers want their food choices to be fresh, local, “clean,” healthy, decadent, plant-based, full of taste, packaged in a recycled container, and made by a company that has a social conscience and doesn’t harm the environment. Those were some of ...

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Grow-NY competition will encourage agriculture and food entrepreneurs (access required)

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks at the announcement of the new Grow-NY competition. RBJ Photo by Diana Louise Carter

Agricultural and food entrepreneurs in the Finger Lakes and two adjoining regions may compete for up to $1 million in a new business stimulation competition announced Friday. The Grow-NY competition is funded by $21 million in prize money over three ...

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LiDestri employees receive tax-break bonus (access required)


At least one local company is passing along benefits from the 2017 Tax Cut and Job Act: LiDestri Food and Drink informed its 1,200 employees today that their mid-month paychecks would be twice as large as usual. The one-time boost ...

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