David and Rynn Caputo launched Caputo Brothers Creamery in York County about two years ago, and among its offerings is a way for restaurants and other customers to serve a mozzarella cheese that is about as fresh as can be — without the customers having to make it completely from scratch themselves. Rynn Caputo talks about the background of the company and demonstrates the process of turning one of Caputo Brothers Creamery’s products into finished mozzarella.
Dauphin County’s newest brewery, The Brewery at Hershey, has kicked off production at its Londonderry Township facility. The beer operations share manufacturing space with The Vineyard at Hershey, which is owned by the same partners. Sales of the brewery’s flagship and summer seasonal ales should begin later this month.
The Lancaster County company relocated its retail, gunsmithing and armory operations to 910 N. Hanover St. in Mount Joy Township, roughly doubling its size. Then it added a constellation of new features: a warehouse, a 12-lane indoor shooting range, an Internet sales platform with a rewards-card program, a firearm-manufacturing line, and a club with an espresso bar and gym.
Trop’s marketing director Luis Bermudez talks about the company’s move to become more than a gun shop.
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Jesus Castañón is the owner of Hain’s Pipe and Cigar Shop in York and Trans Heritage Tobacco Co., which imports his brand, J. Castañón Cigars, from a facility he owns in the Dominican Republic. Here, Castañón shows how to roll a cigar “hecho totalmente a mano,” or totally by hand. It’s a method not many cigar makers use today.
Bob Schopfer, president and CEO of RLS Construction Group, started his company with himself and one part-time bookkeeper in 2010. Today, there are 30 employees, and the company did just short of $18 million in 2013. What has made RLS so strong? Schopfer said it is his employees.