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Who Was H.J. Heinz?

Who Was H.J. Heinz?
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    ISBN: 9780448488653
    Author: Michael Burgan
    Format: Paperback
    Publisher: Penguin Workshop
    Series: Who Was?
    Ages: 8 to 12
    Size: 5¼ X 7½
    Total Pages: 108
    For Grades: 2 to 6
    Accelerated Reader: No
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    Who Was H.J. Heinz?

    An ambitious boy who sold vegetables from his family’s garden in the mid-1800s
    A businessman with a reputation for quality products and fair treatment of his workers
    The founder of a company that still produces the nation’s number one brand of ketchup
    All of the above!

    Who HQ has way more than 57 reasons why you’ll want to read the amazing story of H. J. Heinz–the American entrepreneur who brought tomato ketchup to the masses.

    Learn how this son of German immigrants from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, turned his small food-packaging company into a booming business known for its fair treatment of workers and pioneering safe food preparation standards. This American success story follows Heinz from his early days as a pickle and vinegar merchant in the 1800s to the name behind the nation’s number-one brand of ketchup. The name that’s on everyone’s lips is now part of the Who Was? series.