Construction begins for Cheney Brothers distribution center
Cheney Brothers, Inc. broke ground April 20 on its distribution center and food service warehouse in Legacy Park at Tradition.
The first phase of the family-owned Florida broadline food distributor’s facility will be a 367,427-square-foot warehouse with refrigeration and freezer space, test kitchen, ancillary offices, 46 loading docks and a fueling station. At completion in mid-2023, the $65 million project’s first phase will bring at least 275 jobs to Port St. Lucie with wages that are 145% of the average earnings per worker in St. Lucie County...Read More>>
Hope Lives Foundation presents $10,000 check to Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy
Recently, the Hope Lives Foundation Executive Director, Chris Robertson, and Board Members, Jim Freitas and Marilyn Wallach, awarded a $10,000 grant to Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy. This grant is a memorial fund in memory of Kurt Wallach, who dedicated his time and efforts to helping those in need in Indian River County. By offering grants to smaller non-profit organizations, the Hope Lives Foundation strengthens and supports community organizations that serve on the Treasure Coast, North Palm Beach, and Okeechobee County.... Read More>>
Southern Eagle’s purchase of Palm Beach beer distributor greatly increases its market share
Southern Eagle Distributing was founded in Fort Pierce in 1984, when Peter Busch signed a franchise agreement with brewing giant Anheuser-Busch to cover the Treasure Coast territory.
Starting with only 28 employees, Southern Eagle has grown exponentially since then. It has increased its market share of package beers by more than 73% and handles more than 50% of the draft beer market on the Treasure Coast, which includes Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties...Read More>>
Interruption of supply chain is painful for companies and consumers
If your small business is experiencing supply chain interruptions, you are not alone. Not a week goes by that I don’t hear about another small business experiencing supply chain issues.
Throughout the Treasure Coast, manufacturers are struggling to keep up with their clients’ demands...Read More>>