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Since the dawn of time, mankind’s demand for protein has driven its rise and spread. The Industrial Era brought major innovation to meat and poultry processing, which in turn exposed it to the peaks and valleys, compliments and criticisms that effect nearly any business. During the past 125 years, The National Provisioner has been there record it all — bringing information, news, profiles and expert guidance to one of America’s oldest and greatest business sectors.

In celebration of our 125th year in business, The National Provisioner opens
its archives to dust off those moments and events, offering an unparalleled
examination of what made the industry what it is today.
This month, Part 2 of our analysis looks at the years 1917-1941.

Part 2: 1917-1941 — Acceleration & Depression

As The National Provisioner (NP) entered its second 25 years in trade publishing, America’s population was booming while the meat industry continued automating to help meet growing demand.

Looking back … with Jim Camillo

One of the publication’s former associate editor from the late 1980s recounts his first day at The National Provisioner’s offices on Huron in Chicago, his interactions and impressions of his fellow staffers, and the highlights of some of his industry trips in our latest “Looking Back” column.

Industry Timeline, 1917-1941

Major events and interesting facts about the industry and The National Provisioner’s coverage, from the publication’s archives during the years 1917-1941.

Coming in August, the events and moment from 1917-1941 — part of our six-month celebration of The National Provisioner’s 125th Anniversary.

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