Food Business

Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year

Congratulations to Juan Lantigua, owner and founder of The Family Cake in Providence, Rhode Island, for winning the 2020 Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year award! From the Rhode Island district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration: Juan Lantigua’s path to opening the Family Cake is an uncommon one. Born in the Dominican Republic, […]

Olive & Henry to Open with a Microloan

Microloans are ideal for small food businesses, especially start-ups. In the case of Olive & Henry, a microloan from CIC was used to launch the brick and mortar shop that serves as host to an ahhhhmazing list of fine foods, cheeses, baked goods, jams, and more. (Are you hungry yet?!) Olive & Henry will be […]