Global aid from R.I.

The expansion of Edesia Global Nutrition Solutions is the latest chapter in a Rhode Island success story.

Thenonprofit organization has won worldwide acclaim for its work makingpeanut-butter supplements that are distributed around the world byhumanitarian agencies that include the U.S. Agency for InternationalDevelopment.

For the last five years, the company has been makingthe nutritional supplements for children in impoverished countries at afacility in Providence. But as the demand for its products grew beyondthe capacity of its plant, Edesia considered relocating, perhaps out ofstate.

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