The Abel family, owners of both Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company and Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolatier, have made a significant investment in their production facilities by purchasing the Ford Tool & Steel building adjacent to their main facility. The plan is to renovate the warehouse, build an addition, and connect the two properties, adding over 60,000 square feet to the existing 25,000 square-foot distribution center. This expansion will allow for increased production and distribution capabilities for both chocolate companies.
Riverbend Head Start & Family Services have been recognized for their accreditation status by earning the Accredited Charity Seal Holder from the Better Business Bureau. This recognition demonstrates the organization’s commitment to ethical and transparent business practices.
Delta Dental of Missouri has made a significant impact in the St. Louis area by awarding $25,000 in oral health grants to three local non-profits in 2023: Child Center Marygrove, HealthWorks Kids’ Museum, and We Care Mobile Dental Foundation. This is part of the company’s annual mission-giving initiative, which awarded a total of $492,099 in oral health grants to 15 organizations statewide.
In other business news, Buchheit Enterprises is celebrating 90 years in business and has expanded its footprint by acquiring 12 new locations. The former retail company Belmont Partners has reorganized its six specialty areas under the name The Barcode Group. Additionally, Heart & Vascular Partners has partnered with St. Louis Heart & Vascular with plans to invest in expanded care coverage by adding more locations and sub-specialty providers.