The Farmacy Market

Milford’s new ‘Farmacy Market’ grew out of an abundant garden

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

  A new market in Milford hopes to help the community harness the nutritional power of locally grown produce and regionally made products. The Farmacy Market at 28 South Walnut St., near My Sister’s Fault Bakery, hosted invited friends and family Wednesday and will formally open Saturday for Small Business Saturday. It has its roots in a scary episode of …

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Mountaire Farms’ ‘Thanksgiving for Thousands’ breaks record

Katie Kazimir Business, Headlines

SELBYVILLE – More than 350 community members worked elbow to elbow Saturday at Mountaire Farms shipping warehouse to pack 14,000 holiday meals for area churches and nonprofits to distribute to families in need. “We’re only able to do this because of their help,” said Mountaire Farms Spokeswoman Cathy Bassett said.  Mountaire Cares This is the 29th annual Mountaire Cares’ “Thanksgiving …

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Janvier jewelry store’s stunning mural wows customers

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Joseph Janvier Jewelers doesn’t go out of its way to call attention to itself — from the outside. The Elsmere business is housed in a nondescript brick building on Kirkwood Highway. Customers walk from a modest parking lot to the front door and press a bell to be admitted. They step in, and their mouths drop open. “Wow” is usually …

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RiKarbon will add jobs, expand lab space with state grants

Betsy Price Headlines, Business

A Delaware environmental solutions firm will use $60,000 in state grants to quadruple lab space and create 12 new full-time jobs. RiKarbon, based in Newark, will use the grants to expand from Delaware Technology Park incubator space to the Delaware Industrical Park. The company, which will focus on carbon capture and utilization with the expansion, was founded in 2018 with …


Delaware Bio’s Women in STEM conference draws 250 people

Betsy Price Headlines, Business

Four generations of women are working together in the bioscience industry, and all bring different viewpoints, expectations and behaviors, attendees were told Thursday during  Delaware Bio‘s Inspiring Women in STEM 2023 Conference. They can all learn from each other, panelists said during a Bridging Generations session. “A lot of times we are the ones that doubt ourselves or whether or …


Evernorth to expand in New Castle, add speciality pharmacy

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Cigna Group’s Evernorth Health Services will use a $4.62 million state grant to expand into a bigger building in New Castle and add employees over the next four years. The move will group several of Cigna’s companies — Evernorth, its specialty pharmacy Accredo Health Group and its specialty pharmaceutical distributor, CuraScript SD together for  distribution of millions of doses of specialty …

Retail theft

Stores won’t get a break from rising theft through 2023

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

  Retail theft in Delaware is causing concerns among local families and business owners. The economic impact, according to industry experts, could result in store closings. One mom posting recently in a Delaware moms’ Facebook group described how outraged she was as she stood in a store and watched people grab merchandise and run. A deluge of comments followed with …


NERDiT Cares opens storefront for workforce training

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

A Wilmington nonprofit devoted to widening access to tech devices and IT careers among the underserved by teaching practical, emotional and technical skills has opened an office downtown. NERDiT Cares, part of the NERDiT Now brand that offers tech repair and recycling of tech devices, held a ribbon-cutting at 212 W. Ninth St. This new space will be home to …

supply chain

Delaware supply chain company to expand at Newark home

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

A Newark supply chain management company will use a state grant of $155,970 to build a warehouse and fulfillment center next the headquarters of the company that spun it off. EtailFlow LLC, a supply chain management company designed to efficiently distribute electronic goods, grew out of Delaware-based ecommerce leader PCOnline earlier this year. Its new facility will be next to …

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Fins owner Jeff Hamer: Government trends hurting businesses

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Thanks to Delaware’s growing oyster industry, the water off Delaware beaches “has been unbelievably clean” in recent years, a prominent coastal restaurateur says. Jeff Hamer, owner of Fins Hospitality Group, credits the restoration of the state’s oyster beds, because each oyster filters 30 to 40 gallons of water around it each day. That’s made for beautiful trips on the water, …