The New Tropical Foods Project


The New Tropical Foods Project

Setting the record straight…


  • We are proud to bring a new supermarket to our community, it is the first major private investment in Dudley Square in 40 years.
  • 55% of all construction hours worked have been by minority workers.
  • The projected average hourly wage: $35/hr.
  • For 21 consecutive weeks, our BRJP* numbers have improved.
  • We are at 36% Boston residents and on our way toward the target of 51%. 13% of our workers hours are from walk on workers (All Boston residents).
  • We have a long history as an anchor in the community – providing staple food items, offering community jobs and assisting countless local organizations.

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