Edible Arrangements reaches out to veterans

02/22/2013 | Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

Edible Arrangements announced a plan on Wednesday to hire 1,000 veterans and offer a discount to entrepreneurial vets interested in opening a franchise. CEO Tariq Farid also announced a $125,000 donation to the IFA VetFran program. "I know from personal experience within our own system that veterans bring an exceptional level of passion and discipline to their business. I also know that they often face employment challenges once their service to their country is complete," he said.

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