Ritchie Wharf lineup

Ritchie Wharf will have half a dozen businesses operating for the upcoming season.

Miramichi put the process out to tender for the first time this year.

Newcomers include The Candy Patch, a candy store; and a cafe-style restaurant called VERA.

Returnees are East Wind Gifts, Brandi’s Dairy Delight; restaurant operator Ron Poirier, and the Miramichi Art Corp.