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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23: NYCEDC Announces 13 NYC Small Food Businesses as Crain’s Made In New York Trade Show Scholarship Winners

Trade Show Allows Winners to Exhibit Their Products for Retailers, Distributors, Restaurateurs, Investors and More

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that 13 promising New York City-based food manufacturers have been awarded scholarships for the Crain’s Made In New York event on Thursday, October 23, hosted by Crain’s New York Business and Taste NY. The scholarship affords these small, growing businesses the opportunity to showcase their companies and Made In New York products to food industry stakeholders including investors, retailers and buyers at the trade, networking and educational event.

Supporting New York City’s food manufacturers is a key component of NYCEDC’s efforts to strengthen the greater manufacturing sector, which employs over 77,000 people and provides New Yorkers with well-paid jobs and career paths that lead to increased economic mobility. At the event, NYCEDC will also lead a morning panel of prominent industry leaders in a workshop titled Making Financing Work for You.

The 13 awardees are:

Anarchy in a Jar, a Brooklyn-based company that makes several varieties of shelf-stable jam, jelly, marmalade, and mustard. The jams are cooked by hand and all natural, made primarily with produce from local and small farms.

Astoria Distilling Company, a new Queens-based distillery known for their gin, ‘Queens Courage.’

Broadway Baker, a Manhattan-based bakery and catering company that uses fresh and all natural local, regional and organic ingredients to create cookies, brownies, mini loaves, cupcakes, and granola.

Brueckelen Distilling Company Incorporated, a Brooklyn-based distillery that uses New York State grains to create unique spirits from scratch, from milling whole grains to bottling.

City Saucery, a Staten Island-based artisanal tomato sauce maker that uses regionally sourced ingredients to create small batched sauces following in the tradition of Italy’s Calabria region.

Granola Lab, a Brooklyn-based small batch granola company that creates all-natural, preservative-free, unique takes on granola.

Ovenly, LLC, an award winning Brooklyn-based bakery that puts an unexpected twist on culinary traditions.

P and H soda Company, a Brooklyn-based company that creates all natural syrups in small batches using only whole ingredients.

Port Morris Distillery, a Bronx-based distillery that creates spirits based on the traditions and heritage of Guayama, Puerto Rico.

Pulse Roasted Chickpeas, a Bronx-based company that creates healthy, roasted chickpea snacks.

Rawpothecary, a Brooklyn-based juice company that creates juices from nutritious blends of organic leafy greens, vegetables, and fruits and seeds.

Sfoglini, a Brooklyn-based producer of small batch, freshly extruded pasta.

Studmuffin, a Manhattan-based dessert maker that ships their signature cookies and cakes to businesses and customers nationally.

When: Thursday, October 13, 8:30 am – 6 pm Working Session from NYCEDC: Making Financing Work for You, 9:30 am – 10:15 am Where: Fashion Institute of Technology, Corner of 28th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, New York

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For more information, please contact the NYCEDC Press Office at (212) 312-3523 or [email protected].


New York City Economic Development Corporation is the City's primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. NYCEDC's mission is to stimulate growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment, generate prosperity and strengthen the City's competitive position. NYCEDC serves as an advocate to the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to take advantage of New York City's many opportunities. Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, or visit our blog to learn more about NYCEDC projects and initiatives.


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