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Operations

Chipotle helps its smaller suppliers find access to capital

Planning to double in unit count, the fast-casual chain needs its suppliers to grow too. A unique partnership with digital platform Bridge is designed to open doors for potential financing.

Food

FDA issues a warning about Canadian oysters

The agency is warning restaurants to discard the shellfish if it was supplied during the last 17 days by a Canadian harvester, Future Seafoods.

The acquired company will serve as the foundation for a new specialty equipment and supplies operation, Sysco said.

A newly formed group called HARP is aiming to accelerate the adoption of best practices. Members include Marriott, Hilton and Radisson.

Legacy Food Group has acquired four local distributors and said it intends to offer the benefits of scale without the headaches.

If the shellfish was harvested at a certain time last month in the Groton, Conn., area, it could be contaminated, the agency warned.

Working Lunch: The strategy that changed what items can be sold in California, Massachusetts and New Jersey could be refocused on other protein sources, driving up the cost of beef and poultry.

Both companies say market conditions are complicated by the particulars.

The state has followed California and Massachusetts in setting new hog-raising standards, a move likely to put a crimp into pork supplies.

Orion provides branded prepared foods, including breakfast items and pizza, to about 1,500 c-stores.

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