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INDUSTRIES: Business History of Food Producers, Manufacturers - 2

Food - Part 1


(American Crystal Sugar Company), Terry L. Shoptaugh (1997). Roots of Success: History of the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers. (Fargo, ND: Institute for Regional Studies, North Dakota State University, 271 p.). American Crystal Sugar Company--History; Sugar beet industry--Red River Valley (Minn. and N.D.-Man.)--History.

(American Crystal Sugar Company), Jim Norris (2009). North for the Harvest: Mexican Workers, Growers, and the Sugar Beet Industry. (St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 223 p.). American Crystal Sugar Company; Sugar beet industry --Red River Valley (Minn. and N.D.-Man.); Mexicans --Red River Valley (Minn. and N.D.-Man.); Migrant labor --Red River Valley (Minn. and N.D.-Man.)

(American Sugar Refining Co.), Daniel Catlin, Jr. (1988). Good Work Well Done: The Sugar Business Career of Horace Havemeyer, 1903-1956. (New York, NY: D. Catlin [privately printed], 448 p.). Havemeyer, Horace, 1886-1956; Businesspeople--United States--Biography; Sugar trade--United States--History.

(Archer Daniels Midland), E. J. Kahn, Jr. (1991). Supermarketer to the World: The Story of Dwayne Andreas, CEO of Archer Daniels Midland. (New York, NY: Warner Books, 320 p.). Andreas, Dwayne, 1918- ;Archer Daniels Midland Company; Businessmen -- United States -- Biography; Soybean industry -- United States; Food industry and trade -- United States. Dwayne O. Andreas - Archer Daniels Midland (

(Bay State Milling Company), Tara A. Blanc (1999). Sifting Through the Years: A history of Bay State Milling Company. (Phoenix, AZ: Heritage Publishers, 97 p.;). Bay State Milling Company; Mills and mill-work.

(BC Sugar), John Schreiner (1989). The Refiners: A Century of BC Sugar. (Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 288 p.). British Columbia Sugar Refining Company -- History; Sugar -- Manufacture and refining -- British Columbia -- History.

(Beatrice), Miriam C. Larsen; foreword by William G. Karnes (1977). The Midas Touch. (Denton, TX: L. Ahn's, 182 p.). Beatrice Foods Company--History.

(Beatrice), Neil R. Gazel (1990). Beatrice: From Buildup Through Breakup. (Urbana, IL: Bureau of Economic and Business Research by the University of Illinois Press, 235 p.). Beatrice Foods Company--History; Food industry and trade--United States--History; Consolidation and merger of corporations--United States--Case studies.

(Beatrice), Reginald F. Lewis and Blair S. Walker (1995). Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun?: How Reginald Lewis Created a Billion-Dollar Business Empire. (New York, NY: Wiley, 318 p.). Lewis, Reginald F., 1942-1993; African American businesspeople--Biography; Millionaires--United States--Biography; TLC Beatrice International Holdings.

(Ben & Jerry's), Fred "Chico" Lager (1994). Ben & Jerry's, The Inside Scoop: How Two Real Guys Built a Business with Social Conscience and a Sense of Humor. (New York, NY: Crown, 242 p.). Cohen, Ben (Ben R.); Greenfield, Jerry; Ben & Jerry's (Firm)--History; Businesspeople--Vermont--Biography; Ice cream industry--Vermont; Social responsibility of business--Vermont. Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfield - Ben & Jerry's Homemade (

(Ben & Jerry's), Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, with Meredith Maran (1997). Ben & Jerry's Double-Dip: Lead with Your Values and Make Money, Too. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 300 p.). Cohen, Ben (Ben R.); Greenfield, Jerry; Ben & Jerry's (Firm)--History; Businesspeople--United States--Biography; Ice cream industry--United States; Social responsibility of business--United States.

(Ben & Jerry's), Ben Cohen, Mal Warwick (2006). Values-Driven Business: How To Change the World, Make Money, and Have Fun. (San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 156 p.). Cofounder of Ben & Jerry’s; Founded, run four successful businesses, Chair of the Social Venture Network Advisory Board. Social responsibility of business; Industrial management--Social aspects. Socially responsible business practices for small, medium-size companies; how "triple bottom line" practices (profits, people, planet) have helped companies throughout North America thrive.

(C. Brewer & Company Limited), Josephine Sullivan (1926). A History of C. Brewer & Company, Limited; One Hundred Years in the Hawaiian Islands, 1826-1926. (Boston, MA: Designed and printed by Walton Advertising & Printing Company, 193 p.). Brewer, C., & Company, Limited.

(Brooke Bond Oxo Ltd.), Penny Vincenzi (1985). Taking Stock: Over 75 Years of the Oxo Cube: Issued by Brooke Bond Oxo Ltd To Commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of the Oxo Cube. (London, UK: Collins, 127 p.). Oxo cubes -- Social aspects; Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century; Great Britain Oxo cubes Social aspects 1910-1985.

(Buitoni Industrie Perugina), Bruno Buitoni; intervista di Giampaolo Gallo; postfazione di Giulio Sapelli (1992). Pasta e Cioccolato: Una Storia Imprenditoriale. (Perugia, Italy: Protagon, 509 p.). Buitoni, Bruno, 1924- ; Industrie Buitoni Perugina--History; Businesspeople--Italy--Biography; Pasta industry--Italy--History; Chocolate industry--Italy--History; Candy industry--Italy--History; Food industry and trade--Italy--History.

(Buitoni Industrie Perugina), a cura di Gianpaolo Ceserani, Renato Covino ; testi di Gianpaolo Ceserani ... [et al.] (1997). Perugina: Una Storia d'Azienda, Ingegno e Passione. (Cinisello Balsamo (Milano), Italy: Silvana ; [s.l.] : Nestlé, 173 p.). Industrie Buitoni Perugina--History; Candy industry--Italy--History; Advertising--Confectionary--Italy--History.

(Cadbury Ltd.), Iolo A. Williams (1931). The Firm of Cadbury, 1831-1931. (London, UK: Constable and Co. Ltd., 295 p.). Cadbury family; Cadbury Brothers, Bournville, England.

(Cadbury Ltd.), Chris Smith, John Child, Michael Rowlinson (1990). Reshaping Work, the Cadbury Experience. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 394 p.). Cadbury Ltd.--History; Food industry and trade--Great Britain--History--20th century; Beverage industry--Great Britain--History--20th century; Chocolate industry--Great Britain--History--20th century.

(Cadbury Ltd.), Carl Chinn (1998). The Cadbury Story A Short History. (Studley, UK: Brewin Books, 116 p.). Cadbury Ltd.--History; Food industry and trade--Great Britain--History--20th century; Beverage industry--Great Britain--History--20th century; Chocolate industry--Great Britain--History--20th century; Candy industry--Great Britain--History--20th century.

(Cadbury Ltd.), Lowell J. Satre (2005). Chocolate on Trial: Slavery, Politics, and the Ethics of Business. (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 352 p.). Professor of History Emeritus (Youngstown State University). Cadbury Ltd.--History; Chocolate industry--Great Britain--History; Slave trade--Portugal--Colonies--History; Slave labor--Africa, West--History; Business ethics--Great Britain--History; Business and politics--Great Britain--History. 

(Cadbury Ltd.), John Bradley (2008). Cadbury’s Purple Reign: The Story Behind Chocolate’s Best-Loved Brand. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 342 p.). 24-Year Veteran of Cadbury (Brand Management, Market Research, Sales, Cadbury World). Cadbury Ltd --History; Confectioners --Great Britain --History; Chocolate industry --Great Britain --History; Brand name products --Great Britain --History. Bold initiatives, endurance, adaptation - focus on quality,  innovative marketing, selling approaches; navigating through competitive initiatives, retail changes, media revolutions.

(Cadbury Ltd.), Deborah Cadbury (2010). Chocolate Wars: The 150-Year Rivalry Between the World’s Greatest Chocolate Makers. (New York, NY: PublicAffairs, 384 p.). Writer, award-winning documentary producer for the BBC. Cadbury family; Cadbury Ltd. --History; Chocolate industry --History. Great chocolatier dynasties (through prism of Cadburys); chocolate was consumed unrefined, unprocessed, rather bitter, fatty drink for wealthy elite; late 19th century - Swiss discovered way to blend it with milk; unleashed product that conquered every market in world; each chocolate maker attempted to dominate its domestic market, innovate new recipes for chocolate to set it apart from rivals while making best chocolate in world: 1) Cadburys were austere Quakers, made millions from indulgent product; 2) Kitty Hershey was flamboyant, Cadburys tradition of philanthropy moved her husband.

(California Associated Raisin Company), Victoria Saker Woeste (1998). The Farmer’s Benevolent Trust: Law and Agricultural Cooperation in Industrial America, 1865-1945. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 369 p.). California Associated Raisin Company; Agriculture, Cooperative--Law and legislation--United States--History; Raisin industry--Law and legislation--California--History. Lorraine Collette - original 'Sunmaid' 1916 (

(California and Hawaiian Sugar Refining Corporation), Boris Emmet (1970). The California and Hawaiian Sugar Refining Corporation of San Francisco, California; A Study of the Origin, Business Policies, and Management of a Co-Operative Refining and Distributing Organization. (New York, NY: AMS Press, 293 p. [orig. pub. 1928]). California and Hawaiian Sugar Company.

(Campbell Soup), Historical text by Douglas Collins; foreword by Nathalie Dupree (1994). America's Favorite Food: The Story of Campbell Soup Company. (New York, NY: H. N. Abrams, 216 p.). Campbell Soup Company--History; Soup industry--United States--History; Food industry and trade--United States--History; Conglomerate corporations--United States--History.

(Campbell Soup), Daniel Sidorick (2009). Condensed Capitalism: Campbell Soup and the Pursuit of Cheap Production in the Twentieth Century. (Ithaca, NY: ILR Press/Cornell University Press, 300 p.). Adjunct Assistant Professor of History (Temple University). Soup industry -- New Jersey -- Camden -- History; Soup industry -- Employees -- Labor unions -- New Jersey -- Camden -- History; Industrial relations -- New Jersey -- Camden -- History; Production management -- New Jersey -- Camden -- History; Campbell Soup Company -- History. Low-cost production strategies, worker responses to them, economic and social impact workers; capital mobility, shifting powers of capital and labor.

(Cargill), John L. Work (1965). Cargill Beginnings; An Account of Early Years. (Minneapolis, MN: Cargill, 154 p.). Cargill family; MacMillan family; Cargill, Inc. -- History; Grain elevators -- Middle West; Grain trade -- Middle West. William Wallace (W. W.) Cargill (left), John H. MacMillan - Cargill (

(Cargill), Brewster Kneen (1990). Trading Up: How Cargill, the World's Largest Grain Trading Company, Is Changing Canadian Agriculture. (Toronto, ON: NC Press, 136 p.). Cargill, Inc.; Grain trade--Canada.

(Cargill), Wayne G. Broehl, Jr. (1992). Cargill: Trading the World's Grain. (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1007 p.). Professor (Dartmouth College). Cargill, Inc.; Grain trade--United States; Grain trade.

(Cargill), Wayne G. Broehl, Jr. (1998). Cargill: Going Global. (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 419 p.). Professor (Dartmouth College). Cargill, Inc.; Grain trade--United States; Grain trade. "This book ... carried the history of the firm through the years 1960-1978".

(Cargill), W. Duncan MacMillan with Patricia C. Johnston and foreword and epilogue by John Steele Gordon (1998). MacMillan : The American Grain Family. (Afton, MN: Afton Historical Society Press, 336 p.). McMillan family; Cargill, Inc.--History; Grain trade--United States--History.

(Cargill), Brewster Kneen (2002). Invisible Giant: Cargill and Its Transnational Strategies. (Sterling, VA: Pluto Press, 232 p. [2nd ed.]). Canada's Foremost Analyst and Critic of Agribusiness. Cargill, Inc.--History; Grain trade--United States--History; Agricultural industries--United States--History; Food industry and trade--United States--History; International business enterprises--United States--History; Grain trade--History; Agricultural industries--History; Food industry and trade--History.

(Cargill), Wayne G. Broehl Jr. (2008). Cargill: From Commodities to Customers. (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 368 p.). Benjamin Ames Kimball Professor of the Science of Administration Emeritus, Amos Tuck School of Business Administration (Dartmouth College). Cargill, Inc.--History; Grain trade--United States--History. Final volume of history of Cargill (Cargill: Trading the World's Grain - 1992; Cargill: Going Global - 1998). 1977 - Whitney MacMillan as head of company, addressed  corporate governance, business restructuring, generational transitions within owning families; led company through great growth, diversification, globalization; changes under two non-family CEOs (Ernest Micek, Warren Staley);  transformation of company from commodity-oriented to  customer-focused.

(Carr & Co.), Margaret Foster (1997). Rich Desserts and Captain's Thin: A Family and Their Times, 1831-1931. (London, UK: Chatto & Windus, 284 p.). Carr, Jonathan Dodgson, 1806-1884; Carr family; Carr & Co.--History; Businesspeople--England--Carlisle--History; Biscuit industry--England--Carlisle--History; Cookie industry--England--Carlisle--History.

(Castle & Cooke), Frank J. Taylor, Earl M. Welty, and David W. Eyre. (1976). From Land and Sea: The Story of Castle & Cooke of Hawaii. (San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 288 p.). Castle and Cooke, ltd. -- History; Hawaii -- Industries -- History; Hawaii -- History.

(Caviar), Inga Saffron (2002). Caviar: The Strange History and Uncertain Future of the World's Most Coveted Delicacy. (New York, NY: Broadway Books, 270 p.). Architecture Critic , Former Moscow Correspondent from 1994-1998 (Philadelphia Inquirer). Caviar. 

(Caviar), Richard Adams Carey (2005). The Philosopher Fish: Sturgeon, Caviar, and the Geography of Desire. (New York, NY: Conterpoint, 333 p.). Ecojournalist. Sturgeons--History; Caviar--History. 

(Cell Tech), Linda Grover (1993). August Celebration: A Molecule of Hope for a Changing World. (Carson City, NV: Gilbert, Hoover & Clarke, 168 p.). Cell Tech (Firm); Food industry and trade--United States; Algae as food.

(Chelsea Milling), Cynthia Furlong Reynolds (2008). "Jiffy": A Family Tradition: Mixing Business and Old-Fashioned Values. (Chelsea, MI: Chelsea Milling Co., 248 p.). Chelsea Milling Company -- History; Food mixes -- United States -- History. Early years of mill, beginnings of Jiffy baking mixes, changes that took company into 21st century; four generations of Holmes family; trailblazer in packaged-food industry; manufacture over 1.6 million boxes of "Jiffy" Mixes daily.

(Chocolate), Marcia and Frederic Morton (1986). Chocolate, An Illustrated History. (New York, NY: Crown Publishers, 170 p.). Chocolate--History; Chocolate candy--History; Chocolate industry--History.

(Chocolate), William Gervase Clarence-Smith (2000). Cocoa and Chocolate, 1765-1914. (New York, NY: Routledge, 319 p.). Cocoa trade--History; Chocolate industry--History.

(Chocolate), Lawrence L. Allen; foreword by Ángel Cabrera (2009). Chocolate Fortunes: The Battle for the Hearts, Minds, and Wallets of China's Consumers. (New York, NY: American Management Association, 244 p.). Former Senior Executive for both Hershey and Nestlé in China. Chocolate industry -- China -- History; Chocolate candy -- China. Five competitors battle for share of China’s newfound chocolate addiction (Hershey, Nestlé, Cadbury, Mars, Ferrero); trials in trying to dominate market in enigmatic, still-developing economy; unique opportunities, challenges inherent in Chinese business universe; mystique of chocolate; how it captivates Chinese, people all over world. 

(Chocolate), Eds. Louis Evan Grivetti and Howard-Yana Shapiro (2009). Chocolate: History, Culture, and Heritage. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 984 p.). Professor Emeritus, Department of Nutrition (University of California, Davis); Global Director of Plant Science and External Research at Mars, Incorporated. Chocolate --History. Culinary, cultural, economic, social implications of chocolate from Colonial era through early 20th century; integral role in culture, society, religion, medicine, economic development across Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe; careful documentation, previously unpublished information, interpretations of chocolate history; wealth of unusual, interesting facts, folklore about one of world's favorite foods.

(Chocolate), Orla Ryan (2011). Chocolate Nations: Living and Dying for Cocoa in West Africa. (London, UK: Zed Books, 176 p.). Freelance Journalist (former reporter for Reuters in Ghana). Chocolate -- history; chocolate production -- West Africa -- history. How chocolate bars get on supermarket shelves; lifeline for millions of farmers in West Africa (produces about 70% of world's cocoa), crucial to economies, politics of Ghana and Ivory Coast; causes of farmer poverty in context of commodity producers' global battle to make more money from crops.

(Chun King), Jeno Paulucci with Les Rich (1969). How It Was To Make $100,000,000 in a Hurry; The Tale of Jeno and the Bean Sprout. (New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 242 p.). Paulucci, Jeno F. (Jeno Francesco), 1918-; Chun King Corporation; Frozen foods industry--United States--History.

(Clif Bar Inc.), Gary Erickson with Lois Lorentzen (2004). Raising the Bar: Integrity and Passion in Life and Business, The Story of Clif Bar, Inc. (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 352 p.). Clif Bar Inc.; Snack food industry--United States.

(Cod), Harold A. Innis (1978). The Cod Fisheries: The History of an International Economy. (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 522 . [rev. ed.]). Cod fisheries--History; Cod fisheries--Economic aspects--History; Fish trade--History; International economic relations.

(Cod), Mark Kurlansky (1997). Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World. (New York, NY: Walker and Co., 294 p.). Cod fisheries--History; Cookery (Codfish).

(Colonial Ice Cream), Thomas S. Anderson and Ann W. Davis (2002). The Inside Scoop: Colonial Ice Cream: A Look at the First 100 Years. (Aurora, IL: Beta Graphics Corp., 112 p.). Colonial Ice Cream; Ice cream parlors--Illinois--Saint Charles; Ice cream industry--Illinois--Saint Charles.

(Columbia Conserve Company), William P. Hapgood; with new introd. by Louis Filler (1975). The Columbia Conserve Company: an Experiment in Workers' Management and Ownership. (Philadelphia, PA: Porcupine Press, 187 p.). Columbia Conserve Company; Management -- Employee participation -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- Case studies.

(Consolidated Foods), Janice Petterchak; foreword, Maxwell Cummings; introduction, Beatrice Cummings Mayer (2000). To Share: The Heritage, Legend, and Legacy of Nathan Cummings. (Rochester, IL: Legacy Press, 165 p.). Cummings, Nathan, d. 1985; Consolidated foods Corporation--History; Sara Lee Corporation--History; Jewish businesspeople--United States--Biography; Art--Collectors and collecting--United States--Biography; Food industry and trade--United States--History; Frozen desserts industry--United States--History.

(Corn), Arturo Warman; Translated by Nancy L. Westrate (2003). Corn & Capitalism: How a Botanical Bastard Grew to Global Dominance. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 270 p. [orig. pub. in Spanish in 1988]). Mexican Anthropologist. Corn--History.

(Crookes Brothers), Anthony Hocking (1992). Renishaw: The Story of Crookes Brothers. (Bethulie, Orange Free State, South Africa: Hollards, 320 p.). Crookes Brothers Limited--History; Sugar factories--South Africa--Natal--History; Sugar trade--South Africa--History.

(Cuba Cane Sugar Corporation), Muriel McAvoy (2003). Sugar Baron: Manuel Rionda and the Fortunes of Pre-Castro Cuba. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 337 p.). Professor Emerita (Fitchburg State College). Rionda y Polledo, Manuel; Sugar trade Cuba History 20th century; Businessmen Cuba Biography. 

(Culinary Institute), The Culinary Institute of America with Darra Goldstein (2007). Baking Boot Camp at the Culinary Institute of America. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 288 p.). Independent, Not-for-Profit College Offering Bachelor's and Associate Degrees in Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts; Editor of Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture. Culinary Institute of America; Baking. Two demanding Boot Camp courses, Baking and Pastry; intensity, rigor, camaraderie; tips, tricks of baking and pastry pros.

(Cumberland Packing Corporation), Rich Cohen (2006). pan> Sweet and Low: A Family Story. (New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 288 p.). Disinherited Grandson of Ben Eisenstadt, inventor of sugar substitute Sweet'N Low in post-WWII Brooklyn. Eisenstadt family; Eisenstadt, Benjamin--Family; Cohen family; Cohen, Rich--Family; Cumberland Packing Corporation; Sweet ’N Low (Trademark); Businessmen--United States--Biography; Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)--Biography. Implosion of the Sweet'N Low dynasty, 40-year battle over family fortune.

(Czarnikow Futures Ltd.), Hurford Janes and H.J. Sayers (1963). The Story of Czarnikow. (London, UK: Harley Pub. Co., 176 p.). Czarnikow, Julius Caesar, 1838-1909; Czarnikow Futures Ltd.--History; Businesspeople--Great Britain--Biography; Sugar trade--Great Britain--History. World's largest sugar broker.

(Patrick Cudahy Inc.), Patrick Cudahy (1912). Patrick Cudahy: His Life. (Milwaukee, WI: Burdick & Allen, 290 p.). Cudahy, Patrick; Patrick Cudahy Inc.

(Del Monte), William Braznell (1982). California's Finest: The History of the Del Monte Corporation and the Del Monte Brand. (San Francisco, CA: Del Monte Corp., 168 P.). Del Monte Corporation--History; Canned foods industry--United States--History.

(Del Monte), Compiled b y Robert R. Kehlor (1992). The History of Del Monte Pineapple in Hawaii. (Honolulu, HI: PPI Del Monte Fresh Produce, 154 p.). Del Monte Corporation--History; Pineapple industry--Hawaii--History.

(Del Monte), Beth and Richard Landis (2002). Making a Difference. (Reno, NV: Michael Sion, 369 p.). Former Chairman, Del Monte. Landis, Beth, 1923- ; Landis, Richard G. (Richard Gordon), 1920- ; Del Monte Corporation; Businessmen--California--Biography; California--Biography.

(Di Giorgio Fruit Corporation), Ernesto Galarza (1970). Spiders in the House and Workers in the Field. (South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 306 p.). Di Giorgio Fruit Corporation; Agricultural laborers -- California.

(Dundee Citrus Growers Association), W. Gordon Smith (1999). D Is for Diamonds: The 75th Anniversary of Dundee Citrus Growers Association. (Virginia Beach, VA: Donning Company, 80 p.). Dundee Citrus Growers Association--Anniversaries, etc.; Dundee Citrus Growers Association--History; Citrus fruit industry--Florida--Dundee Region--History.

(Esther Price Candies), Esther Price and Linda Otto Lipsett (1991). Chocolate Covered Cherries: Esther Price's Memoirs. (Dayton, OH: Halstead & Meadows Pub., 109 p.). Price, Esther, 1904- ; Candy industry--United States--History; Businesswomen--United States--Biography.

(Famous Amos), Wally Amos, with Leroy Robinson (1983). The Famous Amos Story: The Face That Launched a Thousand Chips. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 201 p.). Founder, Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookie Corporation. Amos, Wally; Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookie Corporation; Businessmen -- United States -- Biography; Cookie industry -- United States; African American businesspeople -- Biography.

(Famous Amos), Wally Amos, with Camilla Denton (1994). Man With No Name: Turn Lemons into Lemonade. (Lower Lake, CA: Aslan Pub., 154 p.). Amos, Wally; Uncle Nonamé Cookie Company; Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookie Corporation; Businessmen -- United States -- Biography; African American businesspeople -- Biography; Cookie industry -- United States.

(Famous Amos), Wally Amos and Eden-Lee Murray (2001). The Cookie Never Crumbles. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 202 p.). Amos, Wally; Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookie Corporation; Businessmen--United States--Biography; Cookie industry--United States.

(G.D. Searle), Joseph E. McCann (1990). Sweet Success: How NutraSweet Created a Billion Dollar Business. (Homewood, IL: Business One Irwin, 194 p.). Sweetener industry -- United States.

(Ganong Bros. Ltd.), David Folster (1991). The Chocolate Ganongs of St. Stephen, New Brunswick. (Fredericton, NB: Goose Lane Editions, 218 p.). Ganong family; Ganong Bros. Ltd. -- History; Candy industry -- New Brunswick -- St. Stephen -- History.

(Garvey Inc.), H. Craig Miner (1992). Garvey, Inc.: Expectations to Equity. (Wichita, KS: M. Page, 160 p.). Garvey, Ray Hugh; Garvey, Inc.; Capitalists and financiers--Kansas--Biography; Grain trade--Kansas--History.

(General Foods), Edmund S. Whitman, W. James Schmidt (1966). Plant Relocation: A Case History of a Move. (New York, NY: American Management Association, 158 p.). General Foods Corporation. Jell-O Division; Industrial location -- Case studies.

(General Foods Ltd.), John Foley (1972). The Food Makers A History of General Foods Ltd. (Banbury, UK: General Foods, 65 p.). General Foods Ltd.

(General Mills), William C. Edgar. (1925). The Medal of Gold, A Story of Industrial Achievement. (Minneapolis, MN: The Bellman company, 373 p.). Washburn, C. C. (Cadwallader Colden), 1818-1882; Washburn-Crosby Co.; Flour. James Ford Bell - General Mills ( Cadwallader C. Washburn - General Mills (

(General Mills), James Gray (1954). Business Without Boundary; the Story of General Mills. (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 343 p.). General Mills, Inc.

(General Mills), Gladys Zehnpfennig with an introduction by Paul G. Hoffman (1964). Harry A. Bullis, Champion American: A Biography of a Business Leader Who Was a Champion of Human Rights. (Minneapolis, MN: T.S. Denison, 360 p.). Bullis, Harry A. (Harry Amos), 1890-1963; General Mills, inc.--History. Chairman of General Mills.

(General Mills), Susan Marks (2005). Finding Betty Crocker: The Secret Life of America's First Lady of Food. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 288 p.). Crocker, Betty--Biography; Cookery. 

(Grain), Dorothy Giles (1940). Singing Valleys; The Story of Corn. (New York, NY: Random House, 361 p.). Grain; Corn; Agriculture--United States--History.

(Grain), Norman S. B. Gras (1967). The Evolution of the English Corn Market, from the Twelfth to the Eighteenth Century. (New York, NY: Russell & Russell, 498 p. (orig. pub. 1915)). Professor of Business History (Harvard Business School). Grain trade--Great Britain--History; Corn laws (Great Britain).

(Grain), Henrietta M. Larson (1969). The Wheat Market and the Farmer in Minnesota, 1858-1900. (New York, NY: AMS Press, 273 p. (orig. pub. 1926)). Wheat trade--Minnesota; Agriculture--Economic aspects--Minnesota; Minnesota--Economic conditions.

(Grain), Hugh Barty-King (1978). Food for Man and Beast: The Story of the London Corn Trade Association, the London Cattle Food Trade Association, and the Grain and Feed Trade Association, 1878-1978. (London, UK: Hutchinson Benham, 107 p.). Grain and Feed Trade Association--History; Grain trade--Great Britain--History.

(Grain), Dan Morgan (1979). Merchants of Grain. (New York, NY: Viking, 387 p.). Grain trade; Food supply; Grain trade--United States.

(Grain), Andrew Schmitz ... [et al.] (1981). Grain Export Cartels. (Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Pub. Co., 298 p.). Grain trade; Grain trade--Political aspects; Prices; Cartels; Cartels--Political aspects.

(Grain), Tom Haines (1984). Flouring Mills of Montana Territory. (Missoula, MT: Friends of the University of Montana Library, 119 p.). Flour mills--Montana--History.

(Grain), Geoffrey Gilbert (1986). Baltimore's Flour Trade to the Caribbean, 1750-1815. (New York, NY: Garland, 240 p.). Flour and feed trade--Maryland--Baltimore--History; Flour and feed trade--Caribbean Area--History; Baltimore (Md.)--Commerce--Caribbean Area--History; Caribbean Area--Commerce--Maryland--Baltimore--History. Series: American business history.

(Great Harvest Bread Co.), Tom McMakin (2001). Bread and Butter: What a Bunch of Bakers Taught Me about Business and Happiness. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 187 p.). McMakin, Tom; Great Harvest Bread Co.--History; Bread industry--United States; Businesspeople--United States.

(Great Western Sugar Company), William John May, Jr. (1989). The Great Western Sugarlands: The History of the Great Western Sugar Company and the Economic Development of the Great Plains. (New York, NY: Garland, 471 p.). Great Western Sugar Company -- History; Beet sugar industry -- United States -- History.

(Great Western Sugar Company), Candy Hamilton (2009). Footprints in the Sugar: A History of the Great Western Sugar Company. (Ontario, OR: Hamilton Bates Publishers, 848 p.). Former Employee of Colorado Sweet Gold, LLC. Great Western Sugar Company -- History. Ordinary people, rural towns, personal struggles, industrial triumphs, heartwarming quips, tragic sagas; history of an industrial conglomerate, visionary men who believed more value in sugar beets than gold; focus on 13 factories in Colorado; 1985 - Great Western factories closed. Order at:

(Green & Black's), Craig Sams, Jo Fairley (2008). Sweet Dreams: The Story of Green & Blacks. (London, UK: Random House, 261 p.). Founder of Whole Earth (pioneering organic food company); environment columnist for The Times. Green & Blacks; Chocolate industry -- Great Britain; Businesspeople -- Great Britain -- Biography; Confectioners -- Great Britain -- Biography; Natural foods industry -- Great Britain; Social responsibility of business; Entrepreneurship. 1991 - Craig Sams received sample of dark 70% chocolate made from organic cocoa beans; developed high-quality, bittersweet dark chocolate bar, packed with 70% cocoa solids; started Green & Black's in Portobello Road, London (name derived from green for organic and black for deep, rich dark brown (almost black) colour of chocolate); May 2005 - acquired by Cadbury Schweppes.

(Grimsby Fish Merchants Association), Vince McDonagh; foreward by David Ross (2010). Feeding a Nation: 100 Years of the Grimsby Fish Merchants Association. (Argyll, Scotland: Wyvex Media Ltd 230 p.). Former Business Editor of Grimsby Telegraph Grimsby Fish Merchants Association; fishing industry -- history -- Scotland. History of Grimsby's fishing industry over past 100 years; Grimsby F.M.A incorporated in April 1911; rose to world's largest fishing port with fleet of over 500 vessels (including 300 deep sea trawlers), subsequent decline following Cod War settlements; emerged as Europe's primary seafood processing centre (companies such as Young's, Coldwater Seafoods, Seachill, Sealord, Findus).

(H. C. Guenther & Son Inc.), Lewis F. Fisher (2001). C.H. Guenther & Son at 150 Years: The Legacy of a Texas Milling Pioneer. (San Antonio, TX: Maverick Pub. Co., 111 p.). C.H. Guenther & Son Inc. --History; Flour mills --Texas --History; Flour industry --Texas --History; Texas --History.

(Haagen-Dazs), Rose Vesel Mattus; with Jeanette Friedman (2004). The Emperor of Ice Cream: The True Story of Haagen-Dazs. (New Milford, NJ: Wordsmithy, 215 p.). Haagen-Dazs (Firm); Ice cream industry--United States.

(Hawaiian Commercial Company), Jacob Adler (1966). Claus Spreckels; The Sugar King in Hawaii. (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 339 p.). Spreckels, Claus, 1828-1908; Sugar growing--Hawaii; Hawaii--Politics and government. Claus Spreckels - Hawaiian Commercial Company (

(L. S. Heath and Sons), Richard J. Heath with Ray Elliott (1995). Bittersweet: The Story of the Heath Candy Co. (West Frankfort, IL: New Authors Publications, 416 p.). Heath family; Heath, L. S. (Lawrence Seymour), 1869-1956; L.S. Heath and Sons--History; Family corporations--United States--Officials and employees; Businesspeople--United States--Biography.

(Heinz), Robert C. Alberts (1973). The Good Provider: H. J. Heinz and His 57 Varieties. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 297 p.). Heinz, H. J. (Henry John), 1844-1919; H.J. Heinz Company. Henry John (H.J.) Heinz (

(Heinz), Eleanor Foa Dienstag (1994). In Good Company: 125 Years at the Heinz Table, 1869-1994. (New York, NY: Warner Books, 352 p.). Heinz, H. J. (Henry John), 1844-1919; Heinz family; H.J. Heinz Company--History; Food industry and trade--United States--History; Businesspeople--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh--Biography.

(Heinz), Ivan Fallon (1994). The Luck of O'Reilly: A Biography of Tony O'Reilly. (New York, NY: Warner Books, 406 p.). O'Reilly, Tony; H.J. Heinz Company--History; Businesspeople--United States--Biography; Businesspeople--Ireland--Biography; Chief executive officers--United States--Biography.

(Heinz), Debbie Foster and Jack Kennedy (2006). H.J. Heinz Company. (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., 128 p.). Heinz Communicators and Publicists. Heinz, H. J. (Henry John), 1844-1919; H.J. Heinz Company--History; Businesspeople--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh--Biography; Food industry and trade--United States--History.

(Heinz), C. Scott Holland (2009). A Century In The Making: History of Heinz Canada 1909-2009. (Leamington, ON: H. J. Heinz, 230 p.). Leading member of the Leamington and Mersea Historical Society. H. J. Heinz Co.; Heinz--Canada--history. Available at Heinz, CA plant gift shop (

(Hershey), Joseph Richard Snavely (1950). The Hershey Story. (Hershey, PA, 385 p.). Hershey, Milton Snavely, 1857-1945; Hershey (Pa.)--History.

--- (1957). An Intimate Story of Milton S. Hershey. (Hershey, PA, 549 p.). Hershey, Milton Snavely, 1857-1945; Hershey (Pa.)--History.

(Hershey), Charles Schuyler Castner (1983). One of a Kind: Milton Snavely Hershey, 1857-1945. (Hershey, PA: Derry Literary Guild, 356 p.). Hershey, Milton Snavely, 1857-1945; Hershey Foods Corporation -- Biography; Businessmen -- United States -- Biography; Chocolate industry -- United States -- History.

(Hershey), James D. McMahon (1998). Built on Chocolate: The Story of the Hershey Chocolate Company. (Los Angeles, CA: General Publishing Group, 208 p.). Hershey, Milton Snavely, 1857-1945; Hershey Chocolate Corporation--Biography; Chocolate industry--United States--History; Businesspeople--United States--Biography.

(Hershey), Joël Glenn Brenner (1999). The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars. (New York, NY: Random House, 366 p.). Former Business Reporter for Washington Post. Hershey, Milton Snavely, 1857-1945; Mars, Forrest; Hershey Foods Corporation--History; Mars, Incorporated--History; Chocolate industry--United States--History; Candy industry--United States--History; Chocolate candy--United States--Marketing--History; Competition--United States--Case studies.

(Hershey), Michael D’Antonio (2006). Hershey: Milton S. Hershey’s Extraordinary Life of Wealth, Empire, and Utopian Dreams. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 320 p.). Hershey, Milton Snavely, 1857-1945; Hershey Chocolate Corporation--History; Chocolate industry--United States--History--20th century; Businesspeople--United States--Biography. Ultimate progressive businessman with a lasting utopian legacy. 

(Duncan Hines), Louis Hatchett (2001). Duncan Hines: The Man Behind the Cake Mix. (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 325 p.). Hines, Duncan, 1880-1959; Businessmen--United States--Biography; Food industry and trade--United States--Biography; Hospitality industry--United States--Biography. (

(Hormel), Richard Dougherty (1966). In Quest of Quality; Hormel's First 75 Years. (St. Paul, MN: North Central Pub. Co., 357 p.). Geo. A. Hormel & Company.

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(Hormel), Dave Hage and Paul Klauda (1989). No Retreat, No Surrender: Labor's War at Hormel. (New York, NY: Morrow, 398 p.). Geo. A. Hormel & Company; United Packinghouse, Food, and Allied Workers. Local 9 (Austin, Minn.); Geo. A. Hormel & Company Strike, Austin, Minn., 1985-1986.

(Hormel), Hardy Green (1990). On Strike at Hormel: The Struggle for a Democratic Labor Movement. (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 368 p.). Geo. A. Hormel & Company; United Packinghouse, Food, and Allied Workers. Local 9 (Austin, Minn.); Geo. A. Hormel & Company Strike, Austin, Minn., 1985-1986.

(Hormel), Doniver A. Lund, V. Allan Krejci (1991). The Hormel Legacy: 100 Years of Quality. (Austin, MN: Geo. A. Hormal & Co., 231 p.). Geo. A. Hormel & Company--History; Meat industry and trade--United States--History; Packing-houses--United States--History.

(Hormel), Carolyn Wyman (1999). Spam: A Biography. (San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace, 134 p.). Cookery (Meat); Cookery (Canned foods); Canned meat; Spam (Trademark).

(Huntley and Palmers), T. A. B. Corley (1972). Quaker Enterprise in Biscuits: Huntley and Palmers of Reading, 1822-1972. (London, UK: Hutchinson, 320 p.). Huntley and Palmers Ltd.

(IBP), Jeffrey L. Rodengen (2000). The Legend of IBP: Established 1960. (Fort Lauderdale, FL: Write Stuff Enterprises, 208 p.). IBP, Inc.--History; Beef industry--United States--History; Meat industry and trade--United States--History.

(Imperial Sugar), Harold M. Hyman (1990). Oleander Odyssey: The Kempners of Galveston, Texas, 1854-1980s. (College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 486 p.). Kempner family; Jews--Texas--Galveston--Biography; Galveston (Tex.)--Biography.

(Interstate Bakeries), Steve Ettlinger (2007). Twinkie, Deconstructed: My Journey To Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated into What America Eats. (New York, NY: Hudson Street Press, 304 p.). Food additives; Processed foods; Twinkies (Trademark). Twinkie ingredients through process of being crushed, baked, fermented, refined, and/or reacted into totally unrecognizable goo or powder with strange name—all for the sake of creating a simple snack cake.

(Isaly's Dairy), Brian Butko (2001). Klondikes, Chipped Ham, & Skyscraper Cones: The Story of Isaly's. (Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 112 p.). Isaly’s (Firm) --History; Dairy products industry --United States --History; Ice cream industry --United States --History; Convenience stores --United States --History; Chain stores --United States --History; Dairy products industry --Ohio --History; Dairy products industry --Pennsylvania --History. History, rise, fall of company which created Klondike bar; grew from one milk wagon to dozen plants that supplied 400 delis, dairies by1950s.

(Jell-o), Carolyn Wyman (2001). Jell-O: A Biography. (San Diego, CA: Harcourt, 146 p.). Cookery (Gelatin); Desserts.

The second jello shots creator Pearl Bixby Wait - Jell-O (

(Jeno's, Inc.), Jeno F. Paulucci; with Les Rich and James Tills (2006). Jeno: The Power of the Peddler. (Sanford, FL: Paulucci International, 567 p.). Paulucci, Jeno F. (Jeno Francesco), 1918- ; Grocery trade--United States--History; Businesspeople--United States--Biography; Selling. "Frozen food king"; founded Chun King, Jeno's Inc., Luigino's Inc.; created, financed, or lead more than 50 privately held companies and organizations valued in excess of $2 billion. Jeno F. Paulucci - Chun-King, Jeno's Pizza (

(Kellogg - founded 1906 as the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company), Horace B. Powell (1956). The Original Has This Signature--W. K. Kellogg. (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 358 p.). Kellogg, W. K. (Will Keith), 1860-1951; Kellogg Toasted Corn Flake Company; Kellogg Company. Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, Will Keith Kellogg (

(Kellogg), Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt (1996). Kellogg's Six-Hour Day. (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 261 p.). Kellogg Company--History; Work sharing--Michigan--Battle Creek--History; Shift systems--Michigan--Battle Creek--History; Hours of labor--Michigan--Battle Creek--History; Cereal products industry--Michigan--Battle Creek--Employees--History; Unemployment--Michigan--Battle Creek--History; Depressions--1929--Michigan--Battle Creek.

(Kikkoman), Mark W. Fruin (1983). Kikkoman: Company, Clan, and Community. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 358 p.). Kikkoman Shoyu Kabushiki Kaisha--History. Yazaburo Mogi - Kikkoman (

(Kikkoman), Ronald E. Yates (1998). The Kikkoman Chronicles: A Global Company with a Japanese Soul. (New Yprk, NY: McGraw-Hill, 206 p.). Dean, Collage of Communication (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Kikko¯man Kabushiki Kaisha--History; Soy sauce industry--Japan--History. 368-year-old leading soy sauce, Asian condiment manufacturer.

(King Arthur Flour Company), David A. Anderson; foreword by Frank Sands (2004). King Arthur Flour Company. (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., 128 p). King Arthur Flour (Firm); Flour industry--Massachusetts--Boston. America’s oldest flour company (New England’s oldest food company); owned, operated by five generations of Sands family (headed company for almost two centuries).

(Land O' Lakes), Kenneth D. Ruble (1947). Man to Remember; How 100,000 Neighbors Made History. (Chicago, IL, 318 p.). Land, O'Lakes Creameries, inc. [from old catalog]; Butter; Dairy products--Marketing; Agriculture, Cooperative--West (U.S.).

--- (1973). Land O'Lakes: Farmers Make It Happen. (Minneapolis, MN, 205 p.). Land O'Lakes Creameries; Dairy products--United States; Cooperative marketing of farm produce--United States.

(Land O' Lakes), Jack El-Hai (1996). Celebrating Tradition, Building the Future: Seventy-Five Years of Land O'Lakes. (Minneapolis, MN: Land O'Lakes, Inc., 132 p.). Land O'Lakes, Inc.--History; Butter trade--United States--History; Dairy products industry--United States--History; Dairying, Cooperative--Minnesota--Minneapolis.

(J. Lyons & Company), Peter Bird (2000). First Food Empire: A History of J. Lyons & Co. (Chichester, UK: Phillimore, 382 p.). J. Lyons & Company--History; Food industry and trade--Great Britain.

(Maison Menier), introduction Marc Valentin; textes, Claudine Cartier, Helene Jantzen; avec la participation de Richard Michel; photographies, Philippe Fortin (1994). Noisiel, La Chocolaterie Menier, Seine-et-Marne. (Paris, FR: Association pour le patrimoine d’Ile-de-France, 74 p.). Maison Menier (Noisiel, France) --History; Chocolate industry --France --Noisiel --History; Noisiel (France) --Buildings, structures, etc.

(Manischewitz B. Co.), Laura Manischewitz Alpern (2008). Manischewitz, the Matzo Family: The Making of an American Jewish Icon. (Jersey City, NJ: KTAV Pub. House, 225 p.). Great-granddaughter of founder. Manischewitz family; B. Manischewitz Co.; Jews--Ohio--Cincinnati--History; Jewish businesspeople--Ohio--Cincinnati--Biography; Businesspeople--Ohio--Cincinnati--Biography; Matzos industry--Ohio--Cincinnati--History; Jews--United States--History; Cincinnati (Ohio)--History. Family transformed world of matzo, became symbol of 100% kosher; nation’s largest manufacturer of processed kosher food products; number one baker of matzo or unleavened bread in world.

(Marabou, Ab), Henning Throne-Holst (1973). Mitt Livs Foretag. (Stockholm, Sweden: Bonnier, 287 p.). First Chief Executive of the Marabou company. Throne-Holst, Henning, 1895-; Marabou, Ab; Scania-Vabis AB; Scandinavian Airlines System; Executives --Sweden --Biography. Largest chocolate manufacturer in Sweden (part of Kraft Foods).

(Mars), Janice Pottker (1995). Crisis in Candyland: Melting the Chocolate Shell of the Mars Family Empire. (Bethesda, MD: National Press Books, 255 p.). Mars, Incorporated; Food industry and trade--United States--Case studies. Frank Mars - M&Ms (

(McCain Foods), Michael Woloschuk (1995). Family Ties: The Real Story of the McCain Feud. (Toronto, ON: Key Porter Books, 295 p.). McCain, H. Harrison, 1927- ; McCain, G. Wallace F., 1930- ; McCain Family; McCain Foods Limited; Businessmen--Canada--Biography; Frozen foods industry--Canada--History.

(McCain Foods), Paul Waldie (1996). House Divided: McCain. (New York, NY: Penguin Putnam, 352 p.). McCain Family; McCain Foods Limited; Businessmen--Canada--Biography; Frozen foods industry--Canada--History.

(McCormick & Co.), The Company (1939). Pioneering with Products and People; A Brief Review of the First Fifty Years of McCormick & Company, Inc. (Baltimore, MD: McCormick & Company, Inc., 83 p.). McCormick & Co. (Baltimore, Md.). Willoughby M. McCormick (top) - McCormick & Co. (

(McCormick & Co.), Charles P. McCormick, Foreword by Eric A. Johnston (1949). The Power of People; Multiple Management Up to Date. (New York, NY: Harper, 136 p.). McCormick & Co. (Baltimore, Md.); Management--Employee participation.

(McCormick & Co.), Charles P. McCormick, Jr. (1993). Pepper People. (White Plains, NY: Benjamin Co., 256 p.). McCormick, Charles Perry, 1896-1970; McCormick & Co. (Baltimore, Md.)--History; McCormick & Co. (Baltimore, Md.)--Biography; Businesspeople--United States--Biography; Pepper (Spice) industry--United States--History; Spice trade--United States--History.

(McIlhenny Co.), Shane K. Bernard (2007). Tabasco, An Illustrated History: The Story of the McIlhenny family of Avery Island, 1868-2007. (Avery Island, LA . McIlhenny Co., 239 p.). Historian and Curator for the McIlhenny Company and Avery Island, Inc., Archives. McIlhenny family, McIlhenny Co.--History, Tabasco sauce. Origin of Tabasco® sauce, from post-Civil War creation on Avery Island, LA, to evolution into "gold standard" of pepper sauces, global culinary icon. Edward McIlhenny - Tabasco sauce (

(McIlhenny Co.), Jeffrey Rothfeder (2007). McIlhenny’s Gold: How a Louisiana Family Built the Tabasco Empire. (New York, NY: Collins, 251 p.). Former Editor (BusinessWeek, Time Inc., Bloomberg News). McIlhenny Co.--History; Hot pepper sauce industry--Louisiana--History; Tabasco sauce--Louisiana--History. Continuing success of eccentric, private, family-run company; how it emerged from outgrowth of handful of peppers planted on isolated island on Gulf of Mexico to produce one of best-known products in world, gold mine and icon of pop culture, recognizable as far bigger brands such as Coca-Cola and Kleenex. 

(McKee Foods), C.A. (Bill) Oliphant (1994). pan> Sweet Success: O.D. McKee, America's Snack Cake King. (Cleveland, TN: Sundial Press, 168 p.). McKee, O. D., 1905- ; McKee Foods Corporation--History; Businesspeople--United States--Biography; Pastry industry--United States--History.

(Michigan Alkali), Arthur Pound (1940). Salt of the Earth; The Story of Captain J. B. Ford and Michigan Alkali Company, 1890-1940. (Boston, MA: Atlantic Monthly Company, 122 p.). Ford, John Baptiste, 1811-1903; Michigan alkali company, Wyandotte.

(Midwest Grain Products), Billy M. Jones (1990). Cloud L. Cray: The Man Who Loved Atchison; Founder Midwest Grain Products, Inc., Atchison, Kansas. (Wichita, KS: Center for Entrepreneurship, W. Frank Barton School of Business Administration, Wichita State University, 236 p.). Cray, Cloud Lanor, 1895-1979; Midwest Grain Products, Inc.--History; Businesspeople--Kansas--Biography; Grain trade.

(Miko), Jean Garrigues; preface de Frederic Mitterand (1992). Miko: Le Gout de l’Entracte. (Paris, FR: Du May, 117 p.). Miko (Firm)--History; Ice cream industry--France--History; Ice cream, ices, etc.--History.

(Mitchell's Gourmet Foods), LuAn Mitchell-Halter (2003). Paper Doll: Lessons Learned from a Life Lived in the Headlines. (San Diego, CA: Jodere Group, 176 p.). Canada's Number One Female Entrepreneur for three successive years. Mitchell-Halter, LuAn; Businesswomen -- Canada -- Biography; Success; Entrepreneurship. 

(Daniel Mills & Sons Limited), Marian Robertson (1995). Rising Generations: Daniel Mills & Sons Limited, 1845-1995. (Cape Town, South Africa: D.M.S., 224 p.). Daniel Mills & Sons Limited--History; Yeast industry--South Africa--History.

(Monitor Sugar), Thomas Mahar (2000). Sweet Energy: The Story of Monitor Sugar Company. (Bay City, MI: Big Chief Sugar, 268 p.). Monitor Sugar Company--History; Sugar factories--Michigan--Bay City--History; Sugar trade--Michigan--Bay City--History; Sugar trade--United States--History.

(Moonpie), David Magee (2006). Moonpie: Biography of an Out-of-This-World Snack. (Lookout Mountain, TN: Jefferson Press, 224 p.). Moonpie; Snack food industry--United States. South, its most revered snack (developed in 1917 in response to coal miners' request for a filling—yet portable—snack).

(Morton Salt Company), James Ballowe (2009). A Man of Salt and Trees: The Life of Joy Morton. (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 302 p.). Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus (Bradley University). Morton, Joy, 1855-1934; Morton Salt Company; Morton Arboretum; Businesspeople --Illinois --Chicago --Biography; Chicago (Ill.) --Biography; Chicago (Ill.) --History --1875- --Biography. Nebraska farm boy grew up to be small town banker, leading citizen of Chicago and Illinois, major figure in nation's economic and technological development during late 19th, erly 20th centuries; father - founder of Arbor Day.

(Mrs. Fields Cookies), Debbi Fields and Alan Furst (1987). "One Smart Cookie": How a Housewife's Chocolate Chip Recipe Turned into a Multimillion-Dollar Business--The Story of Mrs. Fields Cookies. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 173 p.). Fields, Debbi; Mrs. Fields Cookies (Firm); Businesswomen--United States--Biography; Cookie industry--United States.

(Nabisco - formed in 1898), William Cahn (1969). Out of the Cracker Barrel; The Nabisco Story, from Animal Crackers to Zuzus. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 367 p.). National Biscuit Company.

(National Sea Products Ltd.), Stephen Kimber (1989). Net Profits: The Story of National Sea. (Halifax, NS: Nimbus, 294 p.). National Sea Products Ltd. -- History; Fisheries -- Nova Scotia.

(National Sugar Manufacturing Company), Dena Markoff Sabin (1986). How Sweet It Was! The Beet Sugar Industry in Microcosm: The National Sugar Manufacturing Company, 1899 to 1967. (New York, NY: Garland, 363 p.). National Sugar Manufacturing Company (Sugar City, Colo.)--History; Sugar trade--United States--History. Series: American business history.

(Natural Foods), Warren J. Belasco (1993). Appetite for Change: How the Counterculture Took on the Food Industry. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 316 p.). Natural foods industry--United States; Food industry and trade--United States; Subculture--United States; Consumers--United States.

(Natural Foods), Samuel Fromartz (2006). Organic, Inc.: Natural Foods and How They Grew. (Orlando, FL: Harcourt, 294 p.). Business Journalist. Natural foods industry; Natural foods--Marketing; Farm produce--Marketing. Rise of the organic food industry in the United States. 

(NECCO), Louis Untermeyer (1947). A Century of Candymaking, 1847-1947; The Story of the Origin and Growth of New England Confectionery Company Which Parallels That of the Candy Industry in America, 84 p.). New England Confectionery Company; Confectionery--United States.

(Nestle), Jean Heer (1966). World Events 1866-1966: The First Hundred Years of Nestle. (Lausanne, SW: Imprimeries Reunies, 226 p.). Nestle Alimentana Company. Henri Nestle (

(Nestle), Pierre Harrisson; preface de Susan George; illustrations et graphiques, Louis Badler (1983). L'Empire Nestle. (Lausanne, SW: Editions P-M Favre, 493 p.). Nestle Company; Corporations, Swiss--Latin America; International business enterprises--Latin America; Food industry and trade--Latin America.

(Nestle), John Dobbing (1988). Infant Feeding: Anatomy of a Controversy, 1972-1984. (Gerlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 169 p.). Nestle Alimentana Company.

(Nissin Foods Products), Momofuku Ando (1983). Kisotengai no Hasso. (Tokyo: Kodansha, Showa, 246 p.). Founder, Nissin Foods Products. Nisshin Shokuhin Kabushiki Kaisha--History. Momofuku Ando - Nissin Foods (

(Nissin Foods Products), Nisshin Shokuhin Kabushiki Kaisha Shashi Hensanshitsu (1992). Shoku Tarite yo wa Tairaka: Nisshin Shokuhin Shashi. (Osaka, Japan: Nisshin Shokuhin Kabushiki Kaisha, Heisei, 405 p.). Nisshin Shokuhin Kabushiki Kaisha--History; Food industry and trade--Japan--History.

(Nordica Foods), Al Schock (1997). The Schock Brothers, Al and Ozzie: A Story of Success and Service. (Freeman, SD: Pine Hill Press, 310 p.). Schock, Al (Alvin); Schock, Ozzie (Ozzie Eric); Nordica Foods Company--History; Dairy products industry--United States--History; Businessmen--United States--Biography.

(NutraSweet), Joseph E. McCann (1990). Sweet Success: How NutraSweet Created a Billion Dollar Business. (Homewood, IL: Business One Irwin, 194 p.). Sweetener industry--United States.

(Nuttelex Food Products), Colin Kirkham (2000). Margarine: Seed Oils Replace Nuts: The History of Nuttelex. (Prahran, Vic., AU: Nuttelex Food Products Pty Ltd., 105 p.). Nuttelex Food Products--History; Margarine industry--Australia--History.

(Oysters), John R. Wennersten (1981). The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay. (Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 159 p.). Oyster industry--Chesapeake Bay. Watermen, law enforcement officers, government officials, Bay scientists, immigrants, oyster shuckers involved in life, death struggle to harvest oyster in Chesapeake Bay in decades following Civil War.

(Oysters), David G. Gordon, Nancy E. Blanton, and Terry Y. Nosho (2001). Heaven on the Half Shell: The Story of the Northwest's Love Affair with the Oyster. (Portland, OR: WestWinds Press, 160 p.). Oyster industry--Northwest, Pacific.

(Oysters), Mark Kurlansky (2006). The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell. (New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 320 p.). Cookery (Oysters); Oysters--New York (State)--New York. Rise, fall of oyster industry in New York; dominant role in city’s economy, gastronomy, and ecology.

(Pacific American Fisheries), August C. Radke (2002). Pacific American Fisheries, Inc. : History of a Washington State Salmon Packing Company, 1890-1966. (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 220 p.). Former Professor of History (Western Washington University). Pacific American Fisheries, Inc.--History; Salmon industry--United States--History. 

(Paradise Inc.), Frank A. Weaner (1983). One Against Many. (Tampa, FL: F.A. Weaner, 293 p.). Weaner, Frank A.; Journalists--United States--Biography; Businesspeople--United States--Biography; Bankers--United States--Biography. Oldest, largest supplier in U.S. of glace fruit to commercial bakers, confectioners, supermarkets.

(Parmalat), Gabriel Franzini (2004). Il Crac Parmalat: Storia del Crollo dell'Impero del Latte. (Roma, Italy: Editori riuniti, 223 p.). Journalist (Telereggio). Dairy products industry -- Corrupt practices -- Italy; Business failures -- Italy -- Case studies; Tanzi, Calisto, -- 1938- ; Parmalat (Firm). History of the landslide of the empire of latte, the Tanzi family empire.

(M. A. Patout and Son, Ltd.), Michael G. Wade (1995). Sugar Dynasty: M. A. Patout & Son, Ltd., 1791-1993. (Lafayette, LA: Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 405 p.). M. A. Patout and Son, Ltd.--History; Sugarcane industry--Louisiana--Patoutville--History; Sugar factories--Louisiana--Patoutville--History; Sugar trade--Louisiana--Patoutville--History; Sugar growing--Louisiana--Patoutville--History; Patoutville (La.)--History.

(Pepper), George Granville Putnam (1922). Salem Vessels and Their Voyages; A History of the Pepper Trade with the Island of Sumatra. (Salem, MA: The Essex institute, 171 p.). Pepper (Spice) industry--Sumatra--History; Pepper (Spice) industry--Massachusetts--Salem--History; Salem (Mass.)--Commerce--Sumatra; Sumatra (Indonesia)--Commerce--Massachusetts--Salem; Salem (Mass.)--Biography.

(Pepper), Anthony R. Disney (1978). Twilight of the Pepper Empire: Portuguese Trade in Southwest India in the Early Seventeenth Century. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 220 p.). Pepper (Spice) industry--India--History--17th century; Pepper (Spice) industry--Portugal--History--17th century; Portugal--Commerce--India--History--17th century; India--Commerce--Portugal--History--17th century.

(Pet Milk), Martin L. Bell (1962). A Portrait of Progress, A Business History of Pet Milk Company from 1885 to 1960. (St. Louis, MO, 199 p.). Pet Milk Company.

(Pilgrim’s Pride), Bo Pilgrim (2005). One Pilgrim’s Progress: How To Build a World-Class Company, and Who To Credit. (Nashville, TN: Nelson Business, 223 p.). Pilgrim, Bo, 1928- ; Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation -- History; Poultry industry -- Texas; Businessmen -- Texas -- Biography; Christian biography -- Texas.

(Pillsbury), William J. Powell (1985). Pillsbury's Best: A Company History from 1869. (Minneapolis, MN: Pillsbury Co., 252p;.). Pillsbury Company--History; Food industry and trade--United States--History. Charles Alfred Pillsbury (

(Pop Rocks Crackling Candy), Marv Rudolph (2006). Pop Rocks: The Inside Story of America’s Revolutionary Candy. (Sharon, MA: Specialty Publishers Llc, 112 p.). Food Product Developer for 35 Years. Pop Rocks Crackling Candy; Candy industry -- History. 1956 - William A. (Bill) Mitchell invented Pop Rocks Crackling Candy as attempt to create instant carbonated drink.

(Post), Nettie Leitch Major (1963). C.W. Post-The Hour and the Man: A Biography with Genealogical Supplement. (Washington, DC: Press of Judd & Detweiler, Inc., 318 p.). Post, C. W. (Charles William), 1854-1914. Charles William (C.W.) Post (

(Quaker Oats), Harrison John Thornton (1933). The History of the Quaker Oats Company. (Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 279 p.). Quaker Oats Company; Oats; United States--Economic conditions. Henry Parsons Crowell - Quaker Oats (

(Quaker Oats), Richard Ellsworth Day (1946). Breakfast Table Autocrat; the Life Story of Henry Parsons Crowell. (Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 317 p.). Crowell, Henry Parsons, 1855-1944; Quaker Oats Company; Moody Bible Institute; Perfection Stove Company, Cleveland.

(Quaker Oats), Arthur F. Marquette (1967). Brands, Trademarks, and Good Will; The Story of the Quaker Oats Company. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 274 p.). Quaker Oats Company.

(Quaker Oats), Joe Musser (1997). The Cereal Tycoon: Henry Parsons Crowell, Founder of the Quaker Oats Co.: A Biography. (Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 160 p.). Crowell, Henry Parsons, 1855-1944; Quaker Oats Company--History; Moody Bible Institute--History; Perfection Stove Company, Cleveland--History; Businessmen--United States--Biography; Philanthropists--United States--Biography; Cereal products industry--United States--History; Cereals, Prepared--United States--History.

(Quaker Oats), M.M. Manring (1998). Slave in a Box: The Strange Career of Aunt Jemima. (Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 210 p.). Jemima, Aunt; Quaker Oats Company; Advertising--Social aspects--United States--History--20th century; African American women in advertising; Stereotype (Psychology) in advertising--United States.

(Ralston Purina), William H. Danforth (1945). I Dare You! (St. Louis, MO: Privately Printed, 134 p. [12th ed.]). Conduct of life; Success. William H. Danforth - Ralston Purina (

(Ralston Purina), Gordon M. Philpott (1960). Daring Venture; The Life Story of William H. Danforth. (New York, NY: Random House, 174 p.). Danforth, William Henry, 1870-1955; Ralston Purina Company.

(Joseph Rank Limited), R G (Richard George) Burnett (1945). Through the Mill: The Life of Joseph Rank. (London, UK: Epworth, 226 p.). Rank, Joseph; Flour trade--Great Britain--History; Industrialists--Breat Britain--Biography.

(Joseph Rank Limited), The Company (1955). The Master Millers: The Story of the House of Rank 1875-1955. (London, UK: Harley, 98 p.). Rank, Joseph; Joseph Rank Limited; Millers--Great Britain--History. On the occasion of its 80th anniversary.

(Orville Redenbacher's), Len Sherman (1996). Popcorn King: How Orville Redenbacher and His Popcorn Charmed America. (Arlington, TX: Summit Pub. Group, 112 p.). Redenbacher, Orville; Businesspeople--United States--Biography; Popcorn industry--United States--History.

(Redpath Industries), Richard Feltoe (1991). Redpath: The History of a Sugar House. (Toronto, ON: Natural Heritage/Natural History, 320 p.). Redpath Industries--History; Sugar trade--Canada--History. John Redpath - Redpath Industries (

(Redpath Industries), Richard Feltoe (1993). Let Redpath Sweeten It. (Toronto, ON: Natural Heritage/Natural History, 240 p.). Redpath Industries--History; Industries Redpath--Histoire; Sugar trade--Canada--History; Sucre--Fabrication et raffinage--Canada--Histoire.

(Redpath Industries), Richard Feltoe (2004). A Gentleman of Substance: The Life and Legacy of John Redpath (1796-1869). (Toronto, ON: Natural Heritage/Natural History, 144 p.). Redpath, John, 1796-1869; Redpath Industries--History--19th century; Businessmen--Quebec (Province)--Montreal--Biography; Politicians--Quebec (Province)--Montreal--Biography; Montreal (Quebec)--Biography; Montreal (Quebec)--History--19th  century.

(Reser’s Fine Foods), Al Reser, with Kerry Tymchuk (2010). No Small Potatoes: How a Family Potato Salad Recipe Is Fast Becoming a Billion Dollar Business. (Corvallis, OR Oregon State University Press for the Oregon State 132 p.). President of Reser Foods. Reser, Al, 1935-; Reser’s Fine Foods --History; Businessmen --Oregon --Biography; Convenience foods --Oregon --History; Food industry and trade --Oregon --History. 1950 - Al Reser's parents began potato salad manufacturing business in Oregon farmhouse kitchen; 1960 - he became president (25; dozen or so part-time employees, annual sales of $300,000, told by accountants business would likely go bankruptcy); 2010 - one of most respected, admired companies in food industry (over 2,600 employees, annual sales approaching $1billion dollars, sold in all fifty states, Canada and Mexico; Oregon State University Beavers play their home football games at Reser Stadium; rise from poverty to top of business world; tough decisions that spurred Reser's phenomenal growth, values that have guided steps.

(Rice), Henry C. hloff (1988). A History of the American Rice Industry, 1685-1985. (College Station, TX: Texas A & M Press, 215 p.). Rice trade--United States--History.

(Rice), Daniel C. Littlefield (1991). Rice and Slaves: Ethnicity and the Slave Trade in Colonial South Carolina. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 199 p. [orig. pub. 1981]). Slavery--South Carolina; Slave-trade--South Carolina; Rice trade--South Carolina--History; South Carolina--Race relations.

(Rice), Judith A. Carney (2001). Black Rice: The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 240 p.). Historical Geographer (UCLA). Rice--Southern States--History; Rice--Africa, West--History; Slaves--Southern States. 

(Rowntree), Anne Vernon (1958). A Quaker Business Man; The Life of Joseph Rowntree, 1836-1925. (London, UK: Allen & Unwin, 207 p.). Rowntree, Joseph, 1836-1925; Rowntree and Company, ltd. Joseph Rowntree (

(Rowntree), Robert Fitzgerald (1995). Rowntree and the Marketing Revolution, 1862-1969. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 737 p.). Rowntree (Firm)--History; Chocolate industry--Great Britain--History; Confectioners--Great Britain--History; Marketing--Great Britain--History.

(Salmon), Patricia Roppel (1982). Alaska’s Salmon Hatcheries, 1891-1959. (Juneau, AK: Fisheries Rehabilitation, Enhancement, and Development Division of the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, 299 p.). Fish hatcheries --Alaska --History; Pacific salmon --Alaska --History.

(Salmon), Patricia Roppel (1986). Salmon from Kodiak: A History of the Salmon fFshery of Kodiak Island, Alaska. (Anchorage, AK: Alaska Historical Commission, 355 p.). Salmon canning industry --Alaska --Kodiak Island --History; Salmon industry --Alaska --Kodiak Island --History; Salmon fisheries --Alaska --Kodiak Island --History.

(Salmon), Edited and with an Introduction by Dianne Newell (1989). The Development of the Pacific Salmon-Canning Industry: A Grown Man's Game. (Montreal, QU: McGill-Queen's University Press, 303 p.). Salmon canning industry -- British Columbia -- History.

(Salt), Garnett Laidlaw Eskew (1948). Salt, The Fifth Element; The Story of a Basic American Industry. (Chicago, IL: J.G. Ferguson, 239 p.). Salt industry and trade--United States; Salt.

(Salt), Robert P. Multhauf (1978). Neptune's Gift: A History of Common Salt. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 325 p.). Salt--History.

(Salt), Pierre Laszlo; translated by Mary Beth Mader (2001). Salt: Grain of Life. (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 193 p.). Emeritus Professor of Chemistry (University of LiÈge, Belgium and École Polytechnique in Paris). Salt -- History.

(Salt), Mark Kurlansky (2002). Salt: A World History. (London, UK: Jonathan Cape, 484 p.). Salt; Salt--History; Salt industry and trade--History.

(Salt), Michael Benanav (2006). Men of Salt: Across the Sahara with the Caravan of White Gold. (Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 240 p.). Reporter, Travel Section (New York Times). Caravans--Sahara;' Salt industry and trade--Sahara; Salt mines and mining--Sahara; Sahara--Description and travel. 40 harrowing days with caravan through brutal Tanezrouft region of Sahara on mission to haul back gleaming slabs of solid salt for sale at market.

(Samworth Brothers), Patrick Beaver (1997). A Taste of Tradition: The Story of the Samworth Family Business (1896-1996). (Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Athlone Press, 201 p.). Samworth Brothers Limited--History; Food industry and trade--Great Britain--History--20th century; Convenience foods--Great Britain--History--20th century; Family-owned business enterprises--Great Britain.

(Sanders), Greg Tasker (2006). Sanders Confectionery. (Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 127 p.). Former Newspaper Editor and Reporter. Sanders (Confectionery)--History--Pictorial works; Confectionery--Michigan--Detroit--History--Pictorial works; Detroit (Mich.)--History--Pictorial works. For more than 130 years; at peak - more than 50 stores, products available in as many as 200 supermarkets.

(Sanitarium Health Food Company), Robert Parr & Glyn Litster (1996). "What Hath God wrought!": The Sanitarium Health Food Company Story. (Berkeley Vale, NSW, Australia: Sanitarium Health Food Co., 463 p.). Sanitarium Health Food Company--History; Natural foods industry--Australia--History; Natural foods industry--New Zealand--History; Seventh-Day Adventists--Australia--History; Seventh-Day Adventists--New Zealand--History.

(Savannah Foods), Arthur Gordon (1992). How Sweet It Is: The Story of Dixie Crystals and Savannah Foods. (Savannah, GA: Savannah Foods & Industries, 109 p.). Savannah Foods and Industries--History; Sugar trade--United States--History; Sugar factories--Georgia--Savannah--History.

(J. M. Schneider Inc.), J. M. Schneider (1989). A Legacy of Quality: J.M. Schneider Inc. A Centennial Celebration 1890-1990. (Kitchener, ON: J.M. Schneider Inc., 191 p.). J.M. Schneider Inc. -- Centennial celebrations, etc.; Food industry and trade -- Canada -- History; Meat industry and trade -- Canada -- History.

(Seattle's Pike Place Fish Market), Cyndi Crother and the Crew of the World Famous Pike Place Fish (2004). Catch!: A Fishmonger's Guide to Greatness. (San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler, 150 p.). World Famous Pike Place Fish (Seattle, Wash.); Fish trade--Washington (State)--Seattle; Success in business; Management--Case studies; Success--Psychological aspects; Self-realization. 

(Seattle's Pike Place Fish Market), John Yokoyama, Joseph Michelli (2004). When Fish Fly: Lessons for Creating a Vital and Energized Workplace from the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market. (New York, NY: Hyperion, 176 p.). Owner of Pike Place Fish Market; Psychologist, Organizational Consultant. World Famous Pike Place Fish (Seattle, Wash.); Employee motivation; Customer services; Success in business.  

(See's Candies), Margaret Moos Pick (2005). See's Famous Old Time Candies: A Sweet Story. (San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 96 p.). Executive Producer, Head Writer for the Riverwalk Jazz Radio Series on Public Radio International, founding producer of A Prairie Home Companion. See's Candies (Firm)--History; Candy industry--United States--Case studies. From humble beginning in Mary See's kitchen in 1890s to hearts of sweet-toothed everywhere.

(Shamrock Foods), Mervyn Kaufman (1996). The Shamrock Way. A Legacy to Share: Treating Employees like Family and Customers like Friends (Tempe, AZ: Arizona Historical Foundation, 270 p.). Shamrock Foods Company; food distribution--United States. 

(Shawnee Milling Company), Jim Bradshaw, Virginia Bradshaw (8/31/2006). A History of Shawnee Milling Company: An American Dream 100 Years, 1906-2006. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 152 p.). Former Reporters (Shawnee News-Star). Shawnee Milling Company; Flour Milling. Development of enduring Oklahoma institution through eyes of three generations.

(Shredded Wheat Company), James A Holechek (2007). Henry Perky: The Shredded Wheat King. (Bloomington, IN: iUniverse, 468 p.). Perky, Henry D.; Shredded Wheat--history; Cereal products industry----History. First authorized biography of Henry D. Perky, inventor of Shredded Wheat, from childhood through Gilded Age, beyond.

(Slim-Fast Foods), S. Daniel Abraham with Joseph Telushkin (2010). Everything Is Possible: Life and Business Lessons from a Self-Made Billionaire and the Founder of Slim-Fast. (New York, NY: Newmarket Press, 240 p.). Weight loss preparations industry -- United States -- History; Businessmen -- United States -- Biography; Success; Conduct of life; Abraham, S. Daniel; Slim-Fast Foods -- History. Selling and marketing strategies, lessons taught by war, search for peace; put out his own newspaper as teenager; joined family business, learned about tenacity, achievement; sold inventions as Slim-Mint Gum, San-Cura itch cream, Gas-Tabs; developed Slim-Fast; explored new avenues of marketing; made use of celebrity endorsements; sold Slim-Fast to Unilever for $2.3 billion; importance of a strong work ethic, good family values, hard work, and honesty; importance of faith and trust to attain goals.

(E. D. Smith), Llewellyn S. Smith with Phyllis Cowan (1995). The House That Jam Built. (Markham, ON: Baby Boomer Press, 264 p.). Smith family; E.D. Smith (Firm)--History; Jam industry--Canada--History.

(J. M. Smucker), William Donohue Ellis (1987). With a Name Like--. (Orville, OH: J. M. Smucker Co., 161 p.). J.M. Smucker Company--History; Jam industry--United States--History. (

(Spice), Charles Corn (1998). The Scents of Eden: A Narrative of the Spice Trade. (New York, NY: Kodansha International, 337 p.). Spice trade--Indonesia--History; Maluku (Indonesia)--History.

(Spice), Giles Milton (1999). Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, The True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History. (New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 388 p.). Courthope, Nathaniel; Coen, Jan Pieterszoon, 1587-1629; Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie -- History; Spice trade -- Indonesia -- Maluku -- History -- 17th century; Nutmeg industry -- Indonesia -- Maluku -- History -- 17th century; Maluku (Indonesia) -- History; Indonesia -- History -- 1478-1798.

(Spice), Jack Turner (2004). Spice: The History of a Temptation. (New York, NY: Knopf, 384 p.). Spices--History; Cookery (Spices)--History; Spice trade--History. 

(Spice), John Keay (2005). The Spice Route: A History. (London, UK: John Murray, 368 p.). Spices--History; Cookery (Spices)--History; Spice trade--History. 

(Staley), Dan J. Forrestal (1982). The Kernel and the Bean: The 75-year Story of the Staley Company. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 315 p.). A. E. Staley Manufacturing Company--History--20th century; Corn products industry--United States--History--20th century; Soybean industry--United States--History--20th century.

(Staley), Steven K. Ashby and C.J. Hawking (2009). Staley: The Fight for a New American Labor Movement. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 358 p.). Associate Clinical Professor in the Chicago Labor Education Program in the School of Labor and Employment Relations (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); United Methodist pastor and the Executive Director of the faith-based workers' rights group Chicago Arise. International Union, Allied Industrial Workers of America. Local 837 (Decatur, Ill.); Strikes and lockouts --Agricultural processing industries --Illinois --Decatur; Labor unions --United States; Labor movement --United States; Working class --United States; Decatur (Ill.) --Social conditions --20th century. Bitterly contested labor conflict in early 1990s at A. E. Staley corn processing plant in Decatur, IL; workers waged one of most hard-fought struggles against multinational conglomerate, Tate & Lyle (had acquired family-owned business), which immediately launched a full-scale assault on union workforce.

(Standard Brands Incorporated), P. Christiaan Klieger (2004). The Fleischmann Yeast Family. (Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 128 p.). Senior Curator of History at the Oakland Museum of California. Standard Brands Incorporated--Biography; Industrialists--United States--Biography. Family business from Civil War until start of Depression; created food conglomerate Standard Brands; acquired by Nabisco.

(Standard Fruit & Steamship Co.), Thomas L. Karnes (1978). Tropical Enterprise: The Standard Fruit and Steamship Company in Latin America. (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 332 p.). Standard Fruit & Steamship Co.--History; Fruit trade--Latin America--History.

(Steel Brothers and Company), H.E.W. Braund (1975). Calling to Mind: Being Some Account of the First Hundred Years (1870 to 1970) of Steel Brothers and Company Limited. (Oxford, UK: Pergamon, 151 p.). Steel Brothers and Company; Commerce -- History; South Asia -- Commerce -- Great Britain; Great Britain -- Commerce -- . Steel Brothers and Company history. 

(Stilton Cheese), Trevor Hickman (2005). The History of Stilton Cheese. (Gloucestershire, UK: Sutton Publishing, 169 p.). Cheeses Trades History; Stilton cheese -- History. Stilton is certification trademark vested in Stilton Cheese Makers' Association; cannot, by law, be manufactured anywhere else in world except three East Midland, UK counties (Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire).

(Stonyfield Farm), Gary Hirshberg (2008). Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World. (New York, NY: Hyperion, 240 p.). Founder, President, CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm. Stonyfield Farm; yogurt--manufacturing; management--environmental factors. From 7-cow start-up to world's largest manufacturer of organic yogurt; successful $300 million/year business  incorporated environmental principles, practices; evidence that business can save planet, simultaneously deliver higher growth, superior profits.

(Sugar), Arthur C. Alexander (1937). Koloa Plantation, 1835-1935; A History of the Oldest Hawaiian Sugar Plantation. (Honolulu, HI: Printed by Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 240 p.). Koloa Plantation, Kauai; Sugar growing --Hawaii.

(Sugar), Richard B. Sheridan (1974). Sugar and Slavery; An Economic History of the British West Indies, 1623-1775. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 529 p.). Sugar trade--West Indies, British; Slavery--West Indies, British; West Indies, British--Economic conditions; West Indies, British--Social conditions.

(Sugar), Sidney Mintz (1985). Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History. (New York, NY: Penguin, 274 p.). Sugar -- Social aspects -- History; Sugar trade -- Social aspects -- History.

(Sugar), J. H. Galloway (1989). The Sugar Cane Industry: An Historical Geography from its Origins to 1914. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 266 p.). Sugarcane industry--History.

(Sugar), Teresita Martínez-Vergne (1992). Capitalism in Colonial Puerto Rico: Central San Vicente in the Late Nineteenth Century. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 189 p.). Central San Vicente (Sugar factory)--History; Sugar trade--Puerto Rico--History--19th century; Sugar factories--Puerto Rico--History--19th century.

(Sugar), Glenn R. Conrad and Ray F. Lucas (1995). White Gold: A Brief History of the Louisiana Sugar Industry, 1795-1995. (Lafayette,: Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 102 p.). Sugar trade--Louisiana--History; Sugarcane industry--Louisiana--History.

(Sugar), Cesar J. Ayala. (1999). American Sugar Kingdom: The Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 321 p.). Sugar trade--Cuba--History--20th century; Sugar trade--Puerto Rico--History--20th century; Sugar trade--Dominican Republic--History--20th century; Sugar trade--United States--History--20th century.

(Sugar), Wendy A. Woloson (2002). Refined Tastes: Sugar, Confectionery, and Consumers in Nineteenth-Century America. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 277 p,.). Confectionery--History; Sugar--History.

(Sugar), Michael S. Billig (2003). Barons, Brokers, and Buyers: The Institutions and Cultures of Philippine Sugar. (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 320 p.). Sugar trade--Philippines. 

(Sugar), Edited by Stuart B. Schwartz. (2004). Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 347 p.). George Burton Adams Professor of History and Master of Ezra Stiles College (Yale University). Sugar trade--Atlantic Ocean Region--History; Plantations--Atlantic Ocean Region--History; Slavery--Atlantic Ocean Region--History; Capitalism--Atlantic Ocean Region--History.

(Sugar), Russell R. Menard (2006). Sweet Negotiations: Sugar, Slavery, and Plantation Agriculture in Early Barbados. (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 181 p.). Professor of History (University of Minnesota). Agriculture --Economic aspects --Barbados --History --17th century; Sugar trade --Barbados --History --17th century; Slavery --Barbados --History --17th century; Plantations --Barbados --History --17th century. Black slavery's emergence in Barbados (166 sq. miles) preceded rise of sugar; well on way to becoming plantation colony, slave society before sugar emerged as dominant crop; origins of integrated plantation, gang labor, slave economy, agricultural productivity, organization of commerce, character of planters who built sugar industry; major site for development, dissemination of slave plantation system in Americas.

(Sugar), Elizabeth Abbott (2008). Sugar: A Bittersweet History. (Toronto, ON, Penguin Canada 453 p.). Dean of Women (Trinity College, University of Toronto). Sugar --History. How it Africanized cane fields of Caribbean, how it fuelled Industrial Revolution, jumpstarted fast-food revolution; how powerful American interests deposed Queen Lili'uokalani of Hawaii, how Hitler tried to ensure steady supply of beet sugar when enemies threatened to cut off Germany's supply of overseas cane sugar, how South Africa established domestic ethanol industry in wake of anti-apartheid sugar embargos; how sugar played integral role in today's fast-food revolution, made eating on run socially acceptable.

(Sugar), Gail M. Hollander (2008). Raising Cane in the 'Glades: The Global Sugar Trade and the Transformation of Florida. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 348 p.). Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations (Florida International University). Sugar trade -- Florida -- Everglades; Drainage -- Florida -- Everglades; Rural development -- Florida -- Everglades; Sugar -- Manufacture and refining -- Florida -- Everglades. Environmental transformation of Everglades within economic, historical geography of global sugar production and trade; development of Florida's sugar region was outcome of battles reaching highest political offices in U.S., countries around world; "sugar question" emerged repeatedly in new guises.

(Sugar), Patricia Juarez-Dappe (2010). When Sugar Ruled: Economy and Society in Northwestern Argentina, Tucumán, 1876-1916. (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 233 p.). Associate Professor of Latin American History (California State University, Northridge). Sugar trade -- Argentina -- Tucumán -- History -- 19th century; Sugar trade -- Argentina -- Tucumán -- History -- 20th century; Tucumán (Argentina) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century; Tucumán (Argentina) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century; Tucumán (Argentina) -- Social conditions; Tucumán (Argentina) -- Politics and government; Argentina -- Politics and government -- 1860-1910; Argentina -- Politics and government -- 1910-1943. 1876-1916 - period of most dramatic sugar expansion in Tucumán province of Argentina (export economy dominated by coffee and sugar); catered exclusively to needs of expanding domestic market, financed mostly by domestic capital; expansion of sugar production did not produce massive land dispossession; arrival of thousands of workers from neighboring provinces transformed rural society profoundly; revenues from sugar enabled provincial government to participate in modernizing movement sweeping turn-of-the-century Argentina; unique features that characterized sugar production in Tucumán, changes experienced by province’s economy, society.

(Sugar), John Paul Rathbone (2010). The Sugar King of Havana: The Rise and Fall of Julio Lobo, Cuba’s Last Tycoon. (New York, NY, Penguin Press, 320 p.). Deputy Head of the "Lex" column (Financial Times). Lobo, Julio, 1898-; Sugar trade --Cuba --History --20th century; Businessmen --Cuba --Biography; Cuba --History --1895-. Most powerful force in world sugar market for decades in pre-revolutionary Cuba; degree in sugar engineering at Louisiana State University, entered family sugar-trading firm of Galban Lobo; 1958 - owned or controlled 11 sugar mills in Cuba, financed another 15 to 20 mills (as market demanded); handled half 5.5 million-ton Cuban sugar crop, financed 25% of Puerto Rican and Philippine crops (another 500,000 tons); Cuba's share of world sugar production at 14% (down from 22% in 1925); twice cornered international sugar market; 1960 - Fidel Castro nationalized, confiscated properties, Julio Lobo's assets; fortune vanished overnight, left island, never to return; economic legacy of Castro’s revolution, loss of capital, end of Cuba’s "great age of sugar".

Julio Lobo - Havana Sugar King (

(Sugar), Lucy B. Wayne (2010). Sweet Cane: The Architecture of the Sugar Works of East Florida. (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 192 p.). Vice President/Archaeological and Architectural Historian Principal at SouthArc Inc. Sugar plantations --East Florida --History; Sugarcane industry --East Florida --History; Mills and mill-work --East Florida --History; Architecture, Industrial --East Florida --History;' Masonry --East Florida --History; Historic buildings --East Florida; Historic sites --East Florida; Industrial archaeology --East Florida; East Florida --History, Local; East Florida --Antiquities. Late 18th century to early 1836 - heart of Florida sugar industry concentrated in East Florida, between St. Johns River, Atlantic Ocean; 1830s - 22 sugar plantations dotted coastline; January 1836 - Native Americans attacked in Second Seminole War, intended to rid Florida frontier of settlers; devastated sugar industry; competition from Louisiana, Caribbean blocked resurgence of sugar production for area.

(Sunkist Growers Inc.), William Wilson Cumberland (1917). Cooperative Marketing, Its Advantages as Exemplified in the California Fruit Growers Exchange. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 226 p.). Assistant Professor of Economics (University of Minnesota). Fruit trade --California; Fruit --Marketing; Agriculture, Cooperative --California; California fruit growers exchange.

(Sunkist Growers Inc.), Irwin Walter Rust (1960). Sunkist Growers, Inc: A California Adventure in Agricultural Cooperation. (Washington, DC: Farmer Cooperative Service, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, 120 p.). Sunkist Growers, Inc.

(Sunkist Growers Inc.), C. H. Kirkman, Jr. (1975). The Sunkist Adventure. (Washington, DC: Farmer Cooperative Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 108 p.). Sunkist Growers, Inc.; Citrus fruits--Cooperative marketing--United States--Societies, etc.; Fruit trade--United States.

(Sunkist Growers Inc.), Willard F. Mueller, Peter G. Helmberger, Thomas W. Paterson (1987). The Sunkist Case: A Study in Legal-Economic Analysis. (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 271 p.). Sunkist Growers, Inc.; Citrus fruit industry--Law and legislation--United States; Antitrust law--United States; Monopolies--United States; Citrus fruit industry--United States.

(Sunkist Growers Inc.), Ed. Claire H. Peters (1993). Heritage of Gold: The First 100 Years of Sunkist Growers, Inc., 1893-1993. (Sherman Oaks, CA: Sunkist Growers, 196 p.). Sunkist Growers, Inc.--History.

(C. A. Swanson & Sons), Robert G. Phipps (1977). The Swanson Story: When the Chicken Flew the Coop. (Omaha, NE: Carl and Caroline Swanson Foundation, 100 p.). Swanson, C. A. (Carl Anton), 1879-1949; C.A. Swanson & Sons; Businesspeople--United States--Biography.

(Tasty Baking), Joel R. Gardner (1990). Seventy-Five Years of Good Taste: A History of the Tasty Baking Company, 1914-1989. (Philadelphia, PA: The Company, 160 p.). Tasty Baking Company--History.

(Tate & Lyle), Anthony Hugill (1978). Sugar and All That: A History of Tate & Lyle. (London, UK: Gentry Books, 320 p.). Tate & Lyle, ltd.; Sugar trade--Great Britain--History. Henry Tate - Tate & Lyle ( Abram Lyle - Tate & Lyle (

(Tate & Lyle), Philippe Chalmin, translated from the French by Erica E. Long-Michalke (1990). The Making of a Sugar Giant: Tate and Lyle, 1859-1989. (New York, NY: Harwood Academic Publishers, 782 p.). Tate & Lyle, ltd.--History; Sugar trade--Great Britain--History; Sugar trade--History.

(Thornton's), Peter Thornton (2009). Thorntons: My Life in the Family Business. (Sheffield, UK, Tomahawk Press, 391 p.). Ex-Chairman (one of Britain's largest confectionary companies; 35 years in the family business). Thornton's; confectionary industry--history; Families --Psychological aspects; family businesses. Thornton family, its confectionery business - one of Britain's premier brands built by family frequently at war: battles of generations, sibling rivalry; 1956-1987 (dismissed from company as result of family politics, jealousies, not performance); destructive and dysfunctional personal relationships, conflict and emotional difficulties; horrible price of success and money - even at one of Britain's best-known brands.

(Tiger Oats Limited), Rudy Frankel (1988). Tiger Tapestry. (Cape Town, South Africa: C. Struik Publishers, 432 p.). Tiger Oats Limited--History; Produce trade--South Africa--History; Food industry and trade--South Africa--History.

(Tyson Foods - incorporated in 1947), Marvin Schwartz (1991). Tyson: From Farm to Market. (Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press, 158 p.). Tyson (Firm)--History; Meat industry and trade--United States--History.

(United Biscuits - formed in 1948 by merger of McVitie & Price and McFarlane Lang), James S. Adam (1974). A Fell Fine Baker: The Story of United Biscuits: A Jubilee Account of the Men and the Companies Who Pioneered One of Britain's Most Celebrated Industries. (London, UK: Privately published by Hutchinson, 164 p.). United Biscuits--History.

(United Biscuits), Edited by James S. Adam; foreword by Lord Laing of Dunphail (1992). The Business Diaries of Sir Alexander Grant. (Edinburgh, Scotland: Donald, 134 p.). Grant, Alexander, Sir, 1864-1937 --Diaries; United Biscuits--History; Businesspeople--Scotland--Diaries; Biscuit industry--Great Britain--History.

(United Fruit), Frederick Upham Adams (1914). Conquest of the Tropics; The Story of the Creative Enterprises Conducted by the United Fruit Company. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 368 p.). United Fruit Company; Fruit trade; Banana; Tropics. Captain Lorenzo Dow Baker -United Fruit ( Andrew Preston - United Fruit (

(United Fruit), Stacy May and Galo Plaza (1958). The United Fruit Company in Latin America. (Washington, DC: National Planning Association, 263 p.). United Fruit Company; Bananas.

(United Fruit), Stewart Watt Stewart (1964). Keith and Costa Rica; A Biographical Study of Minor Cooper Keith. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 210 p.). Keith, Minor C. (Minor Cooper), 1848-1929; Industries--Costa Rica.

(United Fruit), Charles David Kepner, Jr. and Jay Henry Soothill (1967). The Banana Empire; A Case Study of Economic Imperialism. (New York, NY: Russell & Russell, 392 p. [orig. pub. 1935]). United Fruit Company; Banana trade--Central America; Banana trade--Caribbean Area.

(United Fruit), Charles Morrow Wilson (1968). Empire in Green and Gold; The Story of the American Banana Trade. (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 303 p. [orig. pub. 1947]). United Fruit Company; Banana trade.

(United Fruit), Thomas P. McCann ; edited by Henry Scammell (1976). An American Company: The Tragedy of United Fruit. (New York, NY: Crown, 244 p.). Former Head of PR (United Fruit). United Fruit Company; Central America--History--1951-1979.

(United Fruit), Thomas McCann; edited by Henry Scammell; with a preface by Stephen Schlesinger. (1987). On the Inside: A Story of Intrigue and Adventure, on Wall Street, in Washington, and in the Jungles of Central America. (Boston, MA: Quinlan Press, 241 p.). United Fruit Company; Central America--History--1951-1979.

(United Fruit), Paul J. Dosal (1993). Doing Business with the Dictators: A Political History of United Fruit in Guatemala, 1899-1944. ( Wilmington, DE: SR Books, 256 p.). United Fruit Company--Guatemala--History; Banana trade--Guatemala--History; Banana trade--Guatemala--Political activity; Guatemala--Politics and government--1821-1945.

(United Fruit), Diane K. Stanley (1994). For the Record: The United Fruit Company's Sixty-Six Years in Guatemala. (Guatemala: Centro Impresor Piedra Santa, 353 p.). United Fruit Company--History; Banana trade--Guatemala--History--20th century.

(United Fruit), Aviva Chomsky (1996). West Indian Workers and the United Fruit Company in Costa Rica, 1870-1940. (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 302 p.). United Fruit Company--History; Alien labor, West Indian--Costa Rica--History; Agricultural laborers--Costa Rica--History; Banana trade--Costa Rica--History.

(United Fruit), Stephen Schlesinger and Stephen Kinzer (1999). Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala. (Boston, MA: Harvard University, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, 331 p. [expanded ed.]). United Fruit Company; Guatemala--History--Revolution, 1954; Guatemala--Foreign relations--United States; United States--Foreign relations--Guatemala.

(United Fruit), Steve Striffler (2002). In the Shadows of State and Capital: The United Fruit Company, Popular Struggle, and Agrarian Restructuring in Ecuador, 1900-1995. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 242 p.). United Fruit Company--History; Banana trade--Employees--Ecuador--Pacific Coast--Political activity--History--20th century; Peasantry--Ecuador--Political activity--History--20th century; Land reform--Ecuador--History--20th century; Capitalism--Ecuador--History--20th century; Ecuador--Politics and government--20th century.

(United Fruit), J. Gary Taylor and Patricia J. Scharlin (2004). Smart Alliance: How a Global Corporation and Environmental Activists Transformed a Tarnished Brand. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 278 p.). Chiquita Brands International; Rainforest Alliance; Banana trade--Environmental aspects. 

(United Fruit), Marcelo Bucheli (2005). Bananas and Business: The United Fruit Company in Colombia, 1899-2000. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 241 p.). United Fruit Company--History; Banana trade--Colombia--Magdalena (Dept.)--History--20th century; Banana trade--Colombia--Urabá, Gulf of, Region--History--20th century. 

(United Fruit), Peter Chapman (2007). Jungle Capitalists: A Story of Globalisation, Greed and Revolution: United Fruit and the Invention of Twentieth-Century Greed. (London, UK: Canongate Books Ltd., 220 p.). Former Correspondent for Latin American Newsletters, Guardian and the BBC in Central America and Mexico. United Fruit Company--History; Banana trade--History; United States--Foreign relations. Big business, lies, power - how one company pioneered growth of globalization; set precedent for institutionalized greed of multinational companies.

(Utah-Idaho Sugar Company), Fred G. Taylor (1944). A Saga of Sugar: Being a Story of the Romance and Development of Beet Sugar in the Rocky Mountain West. (Salt Lake City, UT: The Company, 234 p.). Utah-Idaho Sugar Company; Beet sugar--West (U.S.); Beet sugar industry--West (U.S.). Primarily a history of the growth of the Utah-Idaho sugar company.

(Utah-Idaho Sugar Company), Leonard J. Arrington (1966). Beet Sugar in the West; A History of the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company, 1891-1966. (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 234 p.). Utah-Idaho Sugar Company; Beet sugar industry--West (U.S.).

(Valley Dairy), General Editor, Richard David Wissolik (2004). Ice Cream Joe: The Valley Dairy Story and America’s Love Affair with Ice Cream. (Latrobe, PA: Publications of the Saint Vincent College Center for Northern Appalachian Studies, 195 p.). Valley Dairy--History; Ice cream parlors--Pennsylvania--History.

(Wakefield Seafoods), Mansel G. Blackford (1979). Pioneering a Modern Small Business: Wakefield Seafoods and the Alaskan Frontier. (Greenwich, CT: Jai Press, 210 p.). Wakefield Seafoods (Firm)--History; Fisheries--Alaska--History; Industries--Alaska--History.

(George Weston Limited), Charles Davies (1987). Bread Men: How the Westons Built an International Empire. (Toronto, ON: Key Porter Books, 211 p.). George Weston Limited -- History; Food industry and trade -- Canada -- History; Grocery trade -- Canada -- History; International business enterprises -- Canada -- History.

(Wrigley), William Zimmerman, Jr. (1935). William Wrigley, Jr., The Man and His Business, 1861-1932. (Chicago, IL: R. R. Donnelley & sons company at the Lakeside press, 292 p.). Wrigley, William, 1861-1932; Chewing gum. William Wrigley, Jr. (

(Wrigley), Paul M. Angle (1975). Philip K. Wrigley: A Memoir of a Modest Man. (Chicago, IL: Rand McNally, 192 p.). Wrigley, Philip K. (Philip Knight), 1894-1977.

Ken Albala (2007). Beans: A History. (New York, NY: Berg, 261 p.). Professor of History (University of the Pacific). Legumes--History; Beans--History. One of earliest foodstuffs; origins, cultivation of many varieties of peas, beans, lentils, chickpeas; often associated with flatulence,  poverty; source of controversy - seat of the soul (Pythagoras) to seed of sin (St. Jerome forbade nuns to eat beans because they "tickle the genitals").

Oscar Edward Anderson (1972). Refrigeration in America; A History of a New Technology and Its Impact. (Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 344 p. [orig. pub. 1953]). Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery--History.

Maria Balinska (2008). The Bagel: The Surprising History of a Modest Bread. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 288 p.). Editor of BBC Radio's World Current Affairs Department. Bagels --History; Jews, East European. Journey from tables of 17th-century Poland to freezers of middle America; surprising connections between cheap market-day snack, centuries of Polish, Jewish, American history; unassuming ring-shaped roll world has taken to its heart.

Fran Beauman (2005). The Pineapple: The King of Fruits. (Londin, UK: Chatto & Windus, 512 p.). Pineapple industry--Hawaii--History.

Warren Belasco and Roger Horowitz (2008). Food Chains: From Farmyard to Shopping Cart. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 320 p.). Professor of American studies (The University of Maryland, Baltimore County), Associate Director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society (Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, DE). Food industry and trade; Food supply; Food consumption; Food --Marketing; Consumers' preferences. Historical underpinnings, institutional arrangements that compose modern food-provisioning system, network that connects farms and fields to supermarkets, dining table.

Theodore C. Bestor (2004). Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 411 p.). Professor of Anthropology and Japanese Studies (Harvard University); Past President of the American Anthropological Association's East Asian Studies Section and the Society for Urban Anthropology. T¯oky¯o-to Ch¯u¯o Oroshiuri Shij¯o History; Markets Japan Tokyo History; Seafood industry Japan Tokyo History; Tokyo (Japan) Social life and customs. 

Holly Bishop (2005). Robbing the Bees: A Biography of Honey, the Sweet Liquid Gold That Seduced the World. (New York, NY: Free Press, 336 p.). Beekeeper; Former Literary Agent. Honey. 

Scott Bruce and Bill Crawford (1995). Cerealizing America: The Unsweetened Story of American Breakfast Cereal. (Boston, MA: Faber&Faber, 312 p.). Cereal products industry -- United States -- History.

Dirk Burhans (2008). Crunch!: A History of the Great American Potato Chip. (Madison, WI: Terrace Books, 203 p.). Potato chips -- United States -- History; Potato chip industry -- United States -- History. Crispy, salty treat, from early sales of locally made chips at corner groceries, county fairs, cafes to mass marketing, corporate consolidation of modern snack food industry; dark side of potato chip history.

K. Mack Campbell (2004). Cannery Village: Company Town. (Bloomington, IN, Trafford Publishing, 348 p.). Former Employee of Canadian Fishing Co., Ltd.; Former President of the Fisheries Council of Canada. Canneries -- salmon -- Canada -- history. Upcoast BC salmon canneries from 1870 to 1980, isolated communities that supported them, now-vanished way of life in distinct frontier culture.

Gerald Carson (1976). Cornflake Crusade. (New York, NY: Arno Press, 305 p. [orig. pub. 1957]). : Food habits--United States--History; Food industry and trade--United States--History; Cereals, Prepared--History.

Andrew Chetley (1986). The Politics of Baby Foods: Successful Challenges to an International Marketing Strategy. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 189 p.). Baby Foods Industry, Dried Milk Industry.

John M. Connor and William A. Schiek (1997). Food Processing: An Industrial Powerhouse in Transition. (New York, NY: Wiley, 666 p. [2nd ed.]). Food industry and trade--United States; Food industry and trade; Big business--United states; Big business.

John M. Connor...[et al.] (1985). The Food Manufacturing Industries: Structure, Strategies, Performance, and Policies. (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 474 p.). Food industry and trade--United States.

William Joseph Convery, III (2000). Pride of the Rockies: The Life of Colorado's Premiere Irish Patron, John Kernan Mullen. (Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 287 p.). Mullen, John Kernan, 1847-1929; Irish Americans--Colorado--Denver--Biography; Pioneers--Colorado--Denver--Biography; Industrialists--Colorado--Denver--Biography; Philanthropists--Colorado--Denver--Biography; Denver (Colo.)--Biography; Denver (Colo.)--Social conditions--19th century. 

Ed. Ann M. Early (1993). Caddoan Saltmakers in the Ouachita Valley: The Hardman Site. (Fayetteville, AR: Arkansas Archeological Survey, 247 p.). Caddoan Indians--Industries; Salt industry and trade--Ouachita River Valley (Ark. and La.); Caddoan Indians--Funeral customs and rites; Caddoan Indians--Antiquities; Hardman Site (Ark.); Ouachita River Valley (Ark. and La.)--Antiquities.

Paul Eck (1990). The American Cranberry. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 420 p.). Cranberries; Cranberries--United States.

Richard Ellis (2008). Tuna: A Love Story. (New York, NY: Knopf, 352 p.). Bluefin tuna; Bluefin tuna fisheries; Endangered species. Tuna's history as item of catch (once scorned, ground up for oil, cat food), history of recreational, commercial tuna fishing; target of insatiable sushi market; canning process; "tuna ranches" (once on brink of bankruptcy, now multimillion-dollar enterprises); bluefin populations disappearing.

Ruth Formanek (2009). Fish Factories: Ruins of an American Industry. (New York, NY: Pogonia Books, 96 p.). Professor Emerita of Developmental Psychology (Hofstra University). Fishing industry--history; competition -- consequences. History, eventual demise over 150 years of major menhaden fishing-and-processing industry on east coast; effects of overfishing on coastal communities.

Susanne Freidberg (2009). Fresh: A Perishable History. (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 416 p.). Associate Professor of Geography (Dartmouth College). Food --Quality; Food handling;' Food --Labeling; Perishable goods. Nature, cost of hunger for freshness; roots of paradoxical hunger in rise of mass consumption; aggressive marketing, advances in technology, new ideas about health, hygiene overcame consumers' distrust of cold storage; what six common foods from refrigerator say about notions of freshness. 

Anne Cooper Funderburg (1995). Chocolate, Strawberry, and Vanilla: A History of American Ice Cream. (Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 211 p.). Ice cream, ices, etc.--United States--History; Frozen desserts--United States--History. 

Anne Cooper Funderburg (2002). Sundae Best: A History of Soda Fountains. (Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 232 p.). Soda fountains--United States--History.

Barbara J. Garrity-Blake (1994). The Fish Factory: Work and Meaning for Black and White Fishermen of the American Menhaden Industry. (Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 160 p.). Fishers--Southern States--History; Menhaden fisheries--Southern States--Employees--History; Fishery processing industries--Southern States--Employees--History; Southern States--Race relations.

George G. Gibson (1989). W. H. Ferguson: Early Nebraska Entrepreneur. (New York, NY: Garland, 332 p.). Ferguson, William Henry, 1856-1937; Businesspeople--Nebraska--Biography; Nebraska--Biography; Grain trade.

Adam Gollner (2008). The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Obsession, Commerce, and Adventure. (New York, NY: Scribner, 288 p.). Fruit; Tropical fruit; Fruit culture; Fruit trade. Travel, horticultural obsession, business; fruits we eat, why we eat them (scientific, economic, aesthetic reasons); life of mass-produced fruits (how created, grown, marketed); underworld of fruits that are inaccessible, ignored, even forbidden in the Western world; colorful characters who go to extraordinary lengths to obtain it (sometimes criminally), cultivate it, protect it, profit from it.

Paul Greenberg (2010). Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food. (New York, NY, Penguin Press, 304 p.). Seafood Writer (New York Times). Salmon --Cultural control; Sea basses --Cultural control; Codfish --Cultural control; Tuna --Cultural control; Fish culture; Fishery management. Fish that dominate menus (salmon, sea bass, cod, tuna); last truly wild food - for now; forces that get fish to dinner tables; how to heal oceans, fight for world where healthy, sustainable seafood is rule rather than exception; global fisheries; historical relationship with wild fish dominate modern seafood market; fish farmers likely to: 1) ignore practical criteria for domestication, 2) pick traditionally eaten wild-caught species like sea bass as wild fisheries  overexploited; ocean life essential to feeding growing human population; need fish that can "stand up to industrial-sized husbandry", maintain functioning wild food systems.

Ben Hewitt (2010). The Town that Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food. (Emmaus, PA : Rodale, 234 p.). Food supply --Social aspects --Vermont --Hardwick; Food industry and trade --Vermont --Hardwick; Sustainable agriculture --Vermont --Hardwick; Entrepreneurship --Vermont --Hardwick; Hardwick (Vt.) --Economic conditions --21st century. Small town came back to life; Hardwick, VT, hardscrabble farming community of 3,000 residents, jump-started its economy, redefined self-image through local, self-sustaining food system; stunning number of food-based businesses grew in region (Vermont Soy, Jasper Hill Farm, Pete's Greens, Patchwork Farm & Bakery, Apple Cheek Farm, Claire's Restaurant and Bar, Bonnieview Farm); mostly young entrepreneurs created network of community support; fast becoming model for other communities to replicate its success.

Roger Horowitz (2005). Putting Meat on the American Table: Taste, Technology, Transformation. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 170 p.). Associate Director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society (Hagley Museum and Library, Greenville, Delaware). Meat industry and trade--United States--History. How America became  meat-eating nation.

Susan Issenberg (2007). The Sushi Economy: Globalization and the Making of a Modern Delicacy. (New York, NY: Gotham, 320 p.). Former Contributing Editor (George). Cookery (Fish); Sushi. Sushi’s journey from Japanese street snack to global delicacy; complex economics of fish trade.

Virginia S. Jenkins (2000). Bananas: An American History. (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Press, 210 p.). Banana trade--United States--History; Bananas--Social aspects--United States.

Robert E. Jones (1948). Industry Builder; The Biography of Chester Earl Gray. (Palo Alto, CA: Pacific Books, 233 p.). Gray, Chester Earl, 1881-1944; Dried milk.

Steven Laurence Kaplan (1984). Provisioning Paris: Merchants and Millers in the Grain and Flour Trade During the Eighteenth Century. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 666 p.). Goldwin Smith Professor of European History (Cornell University). Grain trade--France--Paris Region--History--18th century; Flour and feed trade--France--Paris Region--History--18th century; Food supply--France--Paris Region--History--18th century; Millers--France--Paris Region--History--18th century; Bakers and bakeries--France--Paris Region--History--18th century; Merchants--France--Paris Region--History--18th century.

--- (1996). The Bakers of Paris and the Bread Question, 1700-1775. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 761 p.). Goldwin Smith Professor of European History (Cornell University). Bread industry--France--Paris Region--History--18th century; Bakers and bakeries--France--Paris Region--History--18th century; Food supply--France--Paris Region--History--18th century; Bread--Prices--France--Paris Region--History--18th century. Production, distribution of France’s most important commodity in sprawling urban center of eighteenth-century Paris.

Nahum Karlinsky (2005). California Dreaming: Ideology, Society, and Technology in the Citrus industry of Palestine, 1890-1939. (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 270 p.). Citrus fruit industry--Palestine--History; Fruit trade--Palestine--History; Entrepreneurship--Palestine--History.

G. Bruce Knecht (2006). Hooked: Pirates, Poaching and the Perfect Fish. (Emmaus, PA: Rodale, 328 p.). Writer for The Wall Street Journal. Law enforcement--Antarctic Ocean--Case studies; Patagonian toothfish industry--Corrupt practices--Case studies; Poaching--Antarctic Ocean--Case studies; Patagonian toothfish--Conservation--International cooperation--Case studies. Chilean sea bass, seafood piracy in South Indian Ocean in 2003 - one of longest pursuits in maritime history.   

Dan Koeppel (2007). Banana: The Fate of the Fruit that Changed the World. (New York, NY: Hudson Street Press, 304). Bananas. Biblical roots, history of exploitative "banana republics", fruit's present; tale of iconic American business enterprise, look into banana subculture; high-tech labs where new bananas are built in test tubes in race to save world’s most beloved fruit.

Bruce Kraig (2009). Hot Dog: A Global History. (London, UK: Reaktion Books, 128 p.). Professor Emeritus in History and Humanities (Roosevelt University), Founding President of the Culinary Historians of Chicago. Frankfurters; Cookery --Frankfurters. Popular "tube steak" from origin of sausage, 20,000 years ago, to central place in American culture; many brands, regional variations; international sausages, apocryphal tales of hotdog in history.

John Langdon (2004). Mills in the Medieval Economy: England, 1300-1540. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 369 p.). Professor of British Medieval History in the Department of History and Classics (University of Alberta). Food industry and trade--England--History--To 1500; Mills and mill-work--England--History--To 1500; England--Economic conditions--1066-1485; England--Economic conditions--16th century. Late medieval English milling industry - one of most important technical achievements of early societies: exploitation of wind, water, muscle power to increase human productivity. 

Lester D. Langley (1985). The Banana Wars: United States Intervention in the Caribbean, 1898-1934. (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 255 p. [rev. ed.]). Caribbean Area--Foreign relations--United States; United States--Foreign relations--Caribbean Area; Caribbean Area--Military relations--United States; United States--Military relations--Caribbean Area; Caribbean Area--History--1810-1945; United States--Foreign relations--20th century.

Lester D. Langley, Thomas Schoonover (1995). The Banana Men: American Mercenaries and Entrepreneurs in Central America, 1880-1930. (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 219 p.). Americans--Central America--History; Central America--Relations--United States; United States--Relations--Central America; Central America--Civilization--American influences.

Pierre Laszlo (2007). Citrus: A History. (Chicago, IL: University Of Chicago Press, 239 p.). Emeritus Professor of Chemistry (University of Liege, Belgium and École Polytechnique in Paris). Citrus trade--History; Citrus--Social aspects. Nearly 100 million tons of citrus produced globally every year; Florida citriculture - $9 billion industry; spectacular rise, spread of citrus across globe.

Jim Lichatowich (1999). Salmon Without Rivers: A History of the Pacific Salmon Crisis. (Washington, DC: Island Press, 317 p.). Pacific salmon --Northwest, Pacific --History; Fishery conservation --Northwest, Pacific --History. 1) 1818 - Fur Trapper Period - first exploitation of Pacific salmon runs; 2) mid-1800s - second wave; 1870 - many salmon runs decimated by over harvesting, habitat destruction.

Madatally Manji (1995). Memoirs of a Biscuit Baron. (Nairobi, Kenya: Kenway Publications, 174 p.). Manji, Madatally, 1918- ; Businesspeople--Kenya--Biography; Biscuit industry--Kenya--History; Cookie industry--Kenya--History.

Jennifer P. Mathews; with Gillian P. Schultz (2009). Chicle: The Chewing Gum of the Americas, From the Ancient Maya to William Wrigley. (Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 142 p.). Professor of Anthropology (Trinity University, San Antonio, TX); Botanist. Sapodilla; Chewing gum --Central America --History; Chewing gum --Mexico --History; Chewing gum --United States --History; Chewing gum --Social aspects--America --History; Chewing gum industry --America --History; Chicle --Industrial applications --History. Chicle, chewing gum industry over last hundred years, tale of greed, growth, collapse; sapodilla tree, hardy plant native only to Mesoamerica, Caribbean (Maya, Aztecs earliest-known adherents); plight of chicleros, "extractors" (often work by themselves tapping trees deep in forests); how they emerged as icons of local pop culture.

Daniel J. Meissner (2005). Chinese Capitalists versus the American Flour Industry, 1890-1910: Profit and Patriotism in International Trade. (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 269 p.). Flour industry--China--History; International business enterprises--China--History; Business enterprises--China--History; China--Commerce--United States; United States--Commerce--China. Battle for control of China’s urban flour market, dynamics of commercial conflict.

Ronald D. Michman and Edward M. Mazze (1998). The Food Industry Wars: Marketing Triumphs and Blunders. (Westport, CT: Quorum, 263 p.). Food industry and trade--United States; Food--Marketing. Contents: Food marketing and distribution -- The fast-food industry -- The ice cream industry -- The soup industry -- The breakfast cereal industry -- The baby food industry -- The ethnic food industry -- The snack food industry -- The candy industry -- The soft-drink industry.

Sidney W. Mintz (1974). Worker in the Cane; A Puerto Rican Life History. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 288 p. [orig. pub. 1960]). Sugar workers--Puerto Rico; Puerto Rico--Rural conditions.

Sarah Murray (2007). Moveable Feasts: From Ancient Rome to the 21st Century, the Incredible Journeys of the Food We Eat. (New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press, 272 p.). Financial Times contributor. Food--Transportation--History; Food industry and trade--History; Produce trade--History; Food supply--History. Food transportation (banana export business of Central America to creation of barrel which revolutionized transcontinental trading, contributed new dimension to art of winemaking); extraordinary odysseys of food from farm to fork; how journeys of food have brought about seismic shifts in economics, politics, even art.

Marion Nestle (2002). Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 457 p.). Director Department of Nutrition and Food Studies (NYU). Nutrition policy--United States; Food--Marketing--Moral and ethical aspects--United States; Food industry and trade--United States.

Edited and with an Introduction by Dianne Newell (1989). The Development of the Pacific Salmon-Canning Industry: A Grown Man's Game. (Montreal, QU: McGill-Queen's University Press,, 303 p.). Salmon canning industry -- British Columbia -- History.

Matteo Giuseppe Oliveri; translated and edited by Edgar Moutoux (2004). Autobiography of a Barefoot Businessman: The Story of a Real Godfather. (Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 120 p.). Oliveri, Matteo Giuseppe; Olive oil industry--Italy; Businessmen--Italy--Biography.

Josh Ozersky (2008). The Hamburger: A History. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 147 p.). Food Editor/Online for New York Magazine. Hamburgers --History. Hamburger as American icon, entwined with American business, culture; important role in America’s transformation into mobile, suburban culture.

Kent Ian Paterson (2000). The Hot Empire of Chile. (Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe, 220 p.). Hot pepper industry; Hot pepper industry--New Mexico. 

Steve Penfold (2008). The Donut: A Canadian History. (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 256 p.). Assistant Professor in the Department of History (University of Toronto). Donuts--history. How deep-fried confectionary became mass commodity, edible symbol of Canadianness.

Marilyn Powell (2006). Ice Cream: A History. (Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 256 p.). Ice cream, ices, etc.--History. From ice harvesting in ancient China to birthday celebrations in age of Louis XIV to ice cream cones painted by Warho.

Andy Grace Pundyk (2010). The Honey Trail: In Pursuit of Liquid Gold and Vanishing Bees. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 352 p.). Honey; Bee culture; Honeybee --Effect of human beings on; Honey trade. How globalization, terrorism, deforestation, global food trade, climate change affect honey and bees; across Yemeni deserts, Borneo jungles, through Mississippi Delta, Tasmania's rainforests, over frozen Siberian snowscapes, ancient Turkish villages in search of liquid gold (honey).

Jeri Quinzio (2009). Of Sugar and Snow: A History of Ice Cream Making. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 304 p.). Ice cream, ices, etc. --History. 16th-century Europeans discovered freezing effects of mixing ice with salt, applied it first to wine; technique caught on, spread across continent; 17th century - recipes for "icy creams" appeared in England; Americans took to ice cream; invention of mechanical refrigeration made treat available to everyone at any time; modern evolution from junket tablets for home icebox through vast array of flavors offered by industrial ice-cream production.

Michael Redclift (2004). Chewing Gum: The Fortunes of Taste. (New York, NY: Routledge, 197 p.). Professor of Geography (King's College, London). Chewing gum--History.

Douglas Cazaux Sackman (2005). Orange Empire: California and the Fruits of Eden. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 386 p.). Assistant Professor of History (University of Puget Sound). Orange industry--California--History; California--History; California--Economic conditions; California--Environmental conditions. 1870s - growers, scientists, workers transformed natural and social landscape of California into factory for production of millions of oranges; put up billboards across nation, placed enticing pictures into nearly every American's home; convinced Americans that oranges were pure nature and health; tables turned during Great Depression - symbol of what was wrong with America's relationship to nature.

Richard Schweid (1999). Hot Peppers: The Story of Cajuns and Capsicum. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 171 p. (rev. ed.)). Hot peppers; Hot pepper sauce industry--Louisiana; Cajuns; New Iberia (LA).

Sue Shephard (2000). Pickled, Potted, and Canned: How the Art and Science of Food Preserving Changed the World. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 366 p.). Canning and preserving--History; Food--Preservation--History.

Mimi Sheraton (2000). The Bialy Eaters: The Story of a Bread and a Lost World. (New York, NY: Broadway Books, 160 p.). Former New York Times critic. Bread; Cookery (Bread). Worldwide search for Bialystok, Polish town's lost world, daily Jewish bread that sustained it, people who invented this marvelous bread; lost world through bakers' most beloved, humble, offering; astonishing endurance of simplest traditions.

Andrew F. Smith (2006). The Turkey: An American Story. (Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press. Professor of Culinary History (New School in New York). (New School in Manhattan). Turkeys--United States--History; Cookery (Turkey). Cultural symbol, multi-billion dollar industry; as American as bald eagle.

Andrew F. Smith (2008). Hamburger: A Global History. (London, UK: Reaktion Books, 128 p.). Professor of Culinary History (New School in New York). Hamburgers --History. From humble beginnings as 19th-century street food sold by American vendors, to menus of diners and restaurants; 1921 - came into its own with opening of first hamburger chain, White Castle; changed American life, propelled rise of fast food over home-cooked meals in Americans’ eating habits; rich symbol in paintings, television, movies; darker nutritional, economic, cultural conflicts.

John Soluri (2005). Banana Cultures: Agriculture, Consumption, and Environmental Change in Honduras and the United States. (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 321 p.). Associate Professor of History (Carnegie Mellon University). Banana trade--Honduras; Banana trade--Social aspects--Honduras; Banana trade--Environmental aspects--Honduras; Banana trade--United States; Banana trade--Social aspects--United States. Century of banana production, consumption - how rise in U. S. banana consumption affected banana-growing regions of Central America.

Steven Stoll (1998). The Fruits of Natural Advantage: Making the Industrial Countryside in California. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 273 p.). Assistant Professor of History (Yale University). Fruit trade -- California; Fruit -- California -- Marketing; Horticulture -- California; Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- California. How class of capitalist farmers made California nation's leading producer of fruit, created first industrial countryside in America; California from 1880 to 1930 - origins, evolution, implications of fruit industry; window through which to view entire history of California.

Steve Striffler (2005). Chicken: The Dangerous Transformation of America's Favorite Food. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 208 p.). Associate Professor of Anthropology (University of Arkansas). McDonald's Corporation; Chicken industry--United States--History; Poultry plants--United States--History. Process of bringing chicken to dinner tables is unhealthy - from farmer to factory worker to consumer.

Edited by J. H. van Stuyvenberg (1969). Margarine: An Economic, Social and Scientific History, 1869-1969. (Liverpool, UK: Liverpool U.P., 342 p.). Margarine--History.

Jennifer Parker Talwar (2002). Fast Food, Fast Track: Immigrants, Big Business, and the American Dream. (Cambridge, MA: Westview Press, 230 p.). Sociologist (Penn State). Fast food restaurants--United States--Employees; Alien labor--United States; Immigrants--United States--Economic conditions.

Jeffrey Tennyson (1993). Hamburger Heaven: The Illustrated History of the Hamburger. (New York, NY: Hyperion, 128 p.). Hamburgers--History; Hamburgers--Collectibles; Fast food restaurants--United States--History.

Elisabeth Townsend (2011). Lobster: A Global History. (London, UK: Reaktion Books 144 p.). Writes about Food, Travel and Wine. Lobster -- history; seafood -- history. From peasant food to luxurious delicacy that reflects changing ideas about diet, human consumption; from Stone Age, through early European settlers in New England and Australia, to Japanese live lobster sashimi.

Margaret Walsh (1982). The Rise of the Midwestern Meat Packing Industry. (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 182 p.). Pork industry and trade--Middle West--History; Meat industry and trade--Middle West--History; Packing-houses--Middle West--History.

Sydney Watts (2006). Meat Matters: Butchers, Politics, and Market Culture in Eighteenth-Century Paris. (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 232 p.). Assistant Professor of History (University of Richmond). Meat industry and trade --France --Paris --History --18th century; Meat industry and trade --Government policy --France --Paris --History --18th century; Butchers --France --Paris --History --18th century. Production, consumption of meat as window on eighteenth-century culture, society, politics, class relations, economic change.

James Harvey Young (1989). Pure Food: Securing the Federal Food and Drugs Act of 1906. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 312 p.). United States. Food and Drugs Act; Food law and legislation--United States; Drugs--Law and legislation--United States.



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American Cheese Society
Founded in 1983 by Dr. Frank Kosikowski of Cornell University as a national grassroots organization for cheese appreciation and for home and farm cheesemaking. 2009 - 1,200 members; competition entries increased from 762 cheeses to 1,327 cheeses; organization leads in the understanding, appreciation and promotion of farmstead, artisan and specialty cheeses produced in the Americas.

Cadbury World                                                                                       Birmingham’s very own chocolate paradise, a unique place to indulge all of your senses. Our attraction is a fun, educational multimedia attraction dedicated to the story of Cadbury and chocolate.

Candy You Ate as a Kid                                                                              

The mission of the Old Time Candy Company is to provide childhood candy memories in such a way that it glorifies God and His plan for our lives. Our goal for every candy order is that it results in a "delighted customer".

Confectionary Timeline (National Confectioners Association)

Cork Butter Museum                                                                                                                    Ireland's most important food export and the world's largest butter market. Celebrating one of the great success stories of Ireland, the butter trade. Located in the historic Shandon area of Cork city, the story begins with the central role of dairy culture in the Island of Saints and Scholars. The Museum goes on to describe the internationally important Butter Exchange in nineteenth century Cork, the traditional craft of home butter making and the modern success of the Kerrygold brand. In the course of this story, the commercial, social, and domestic life of Ireland is recalled.

Documenting Louisiana Sugar 1845-1917                                                                      Plantation economy and agrarian society in the American South; two fully searchable databases allow users to examine in micro and macro detail the evolution of one of America's definitive plantation crops, namely cane sugar.

Economics of Hamburgers                                            

Food and Brand Lab (University of Illinois)                                                                         Founded in 1992 to conduct research into why consumers buy what they buy and eat what they eat. It consists of 15 interdisciplinary researchers at the University of Illinois along with 3 test kitchens, 5 cooperating supermarkets, and a panel of 3000 consumers. independently funded by grants, consumer groups, and companies, research focuses on better understanding consumers and how they relate to foods and packaged foods.

Food Museum                                                                                                               Museum researches, collects, preserves, exhibits and explains the history and social significance of the world's foods. The FOOD Museum brings artifacts and programs to where people gather, both in person and on-line.

The Food Timeline                                                                                       

Created by Lynne Olver, "(a) reference librarian with a passion for food history." Answers questions like "When did we domesticate (and feed on) various kinds of animals?" and "When did people learn to make cheese?" It also includes lesson plans, historical recipes, and info on food law, food allergies, historical food prices, and more.

The Hershey Story                                                                                

The Hershey Story guides visitors on an inspirational journey through Milton Hershey's lifetime and beyond, a tale spanning more than 150 years of trials and triumphs, philanthropic endeavors and one man's unwavering confidence. From Hershey's earliest entrepreneurial ventures to his visions of a town built around the attributes of the humble cacao bean, The Hershey Story is an uplifting celebration of the great American dream.

The History of Chocolate                                                                            The approach of Valentine's Day always makes us think of chocolate. Read all about how it became both an industry and an all-consuming passion.

History of Eating Utensils                                                Anthropology Department at the California Academy of Sciences houses the Rietz Food Technology Collection. Containing approximately 1,700 items, this collection was assembled by Carl Austin Rietz, an inventor and businessman in the food industry. A large portion of this collection consists of eating utensils, including tableware and portable eating sets. Collection documents the history and evolution of such common utensils as forks, knives, spoons, and chopsticks.

History of Tea                                                                           

Important Events in the History of Tea                             

Jell-O Museum                                                                                                       Illustrated history of Jell-O, historic Jell-O recipes, trivia, and photos from the LeRoy, New York, Jell-O Gallery. Jell-O was invented in 1897 by Pearle Wait, a LeRoy, New York, carpenter who experimented with gelatin while "putting up a cough remedy and laxative tea." From the LeRoy Historical Society. Subjects: Desserts; Cookery (Gelatin); Brand name products.

Maine Coast Sardine History Museum                                       

Museum currently covers the industry along the Maine Coast from Robbinston to South Portland. The exhibits include hundreds of photographs, original cans, labels, packaging, crates, letterheads, and billheads. Exhibits also include original fishing, processing, and canning equipment. The museum covers the entire process from fishing, processing, and canning to shipping. Every cannery documented is presented in displays grouped by the towns in which they were located. The displays are not limited to just sardines as the canneries often processed other Maine seafood products. The main floor area holds displays of actual equipment utilized in the processing and canning.

Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum
Established in 1986 to preserve and interpret the maritime history and heritage of Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. It accomplishes this mission through an array of exhibits on shrimping, oystering, recreational fishing, wetlands, managing marine resources, charter boats, marine blacksmithing, wooden boat building, netmaking, catboats/Biloxi skiff, shrimp peeling machine and numerous historic photographs and objects.

Mill Pictures                                                                                                    

1,023 mills from New Jersey to Oregon.

PEZ Museums                                                                                        Burlingame Pez Museum                                                                                      Opened in 1995, the Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia is the only place in the world to see every Pez candy dispenser ever made. Over 55 years of dispensers and memorabilia are on display.

Easton Museum of PEZ                                                                                                      

Scottish Fisheries Museum                                                      

Opened in 1969, situated on the harbour front in Anstruther, in the heart of the Fife fishing community, the Scottish Fisheries Museum tells the story of fishing in Scotland and its people from earliest times to the present.

Spam Museum                                                                     knowledge.asp?id=9&catitemid=16     

Austin, Minnesota a 16,500 square-foot SPAM Museum opened in September 2001; Museum visitors will be welcomed to the world of SPAM Family of Products with a variety of interactive and educational games, fun exhibits and remarkable video presentations.

Topher's Breakfast Cereal Character Guide                                                          

This guide was created as a fun and educational reference on all your favorite cereal box characters from the early 1900's to the present. It is full of great images and information on over 900 characters. (No sugar added).

Twentieth Century Timeline: Edibles and Quaffables      

UC Davis Olive Center                                                              

Promotes collaboration between UC Davis, olive producers, and the community. The university’s relationship with the olive industry began a century ago with the development of safe canning methods for California olives. This collaboration has also produced research into new olive cultivars, mechanical harvesting, olive fruit fly control, olive oil processing, and sensory evaluation of olive oil. The UC Davis Olive Center brings together North America’s leading authorities on olive oil and table olives.

UMass Cranberry Station [pdf]                                                  

Cranberries are a rather unique crop, as they are only found in North America, and in rather select locations. One such place is southeastern Massachusetts, which happens to be one of the leading cranberry producing regions in the United States. The University of Massachusetts operates the Cranberry Station in order "to maintain and enhance the economic viability of the Massachusetts cranberry industry through research, extension, and to serve the public welfare." Here on their site, visitors can read their online newsletter, check out their fact sheets, and learn about their research projects. In the "Publications" area, visitors can peruse their latest best management practices documents and also the Cranberry Chart Book, which documents the latest innovations for keeping cranberries healthy and flourishing. Moving on, the "News & Events" section includes materials on their ongoing training programs and special events and talks. 



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