September 2019

Little Pickins creates a market for nutritious, ‘gummable’ toddler finger foods Read More

Member company Little Pickins is targeting an under-developed space in the baby food market with its frozen ready-made and veggie-packed finger foods for toddlers ages 10 months and up. 

September 2019

Chef Ernie Campbell wants to bring his food to the masses Read More

Chef Ernie Campbell launched Jamaica Mi Hungry as a private chef service, added two food trucks, a catering business, a seasonal beachfront cafe, a takeout lunch spot in Kendall Square, and their own restaurant!

August 2019

Dumplings are a good bet Read More

Yang's Dumplings was one of Boston's best kept secrets - each delicious dumpling assembled by hand by the owner, Liping Yang. Until the new $2 billion Encore Casino discovered them and started ordering by the thousands! The Boston Globe writes: "They are not old-style Chinese, but airy half-moons, fried or steamed, filled with slices of chicken or shrimp or shreds of pork. Each one pleated by hand. Some are layered with kale, carrot and water chestnuts, others with tofu, mushrooms, Chinese cabbage and dried seaweed. You can taste each ingredient."

August 2019

At the Fancy Food Show, vegan and vegetarian foods dominate Read More

"Breakout local brands who made an appearance as part of CommonWealth Kitchen's display were very on-trend." Two of our companies - Whipped Urban Dessert Lab and Off Our Rockers - are highlighted by The Boston Globe in this piece on the Fancy Food Show, North America's largest food and beverage event.

August 2019

MassChallenge Finalists: Camberline, EatWell and Skip the Small Talk Read More

Dan Wexler, founder of EatWell Meal Kits, is featured in this NECN segment profiling finalists of Mass Challenge, the largest startup accelerator program in the world! EatWell makes fresh affordable meal kits for families living in food insecure communities. 

July 2019

Jen Faigel Is Diversifying Boston’s Food Scene … And You Didn’t Even Know It Read More

Exhale Magazine goes behind the scenes for a conversation with Jen Faigel, CommonWealth Kitchen's Executive Director. 

July 2019

Consider the source: How operators are leveraging local partnerships to propel sustainability Read More

“We need to help folks understand university food is pressing the envelope to impact the way people eat,” Martin says. “It’s really about changing the way people consume food for the rest of their lives.”-Crista Martin, Director for Strategic Initiatives and Communication for Harvard Dining

CommonWealth Kitchen is featured in this article with two of our key institutional partners, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard University Dining.
July 2019

Culinary entrepreneurs find launchpad on Quincy Street Read More

An inside look at CommonWealth Kitchen from our local Dorchester paper!

“One of the most powerful things is how much businesses help each other,” says Jen Faigel. “You’ll see bakers compare prices about ingredients, and share tips about which ovens to use...they look out for each other.”

July 2019

Mr. Tamole team brings authentic tamales to town Read More

The mother and son team of Mr. Tamole are bringing authentic tamales and their famous 23-ingredient mole sauce to Boston!

July 2019

Sweet Teez Bakery on CityLine Read More

Dorchester native Teresa Maynard, founder of member company Sweet Teez Bakery, was featured on WCVB CityLine with Jen Faigel, CommonWealth Kitchen's Executive Director.

July 2019

These sauces are simmered in history Read More

For the founders of member business Meal Mantraa, making delicious Indian simmer sauces is a family affair. The company was founded by the husband and wife team of Tarun Anu Bhalla and Anu's grandfather was the famous Delhi chef Kundan Lal Gujral, the creator of tandoori cuisine!

June 2019

Boston Incubator Serves Opportunities to Diverse Food Businesses Read More

Bay State Milling spent the day working with our commissary team making a granola from their wheat flakes. They blogged about their experience and shot a short video.

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