Business: Danish Hams

Not so many years ago, practically all the ham and bacon eaten in Britain was either a domestic or a U. S. product. But the Danes resolved to enter the British market. They first made an exact study of British tastes. British pigs were imported into Denmark and bred, British methods of curing bacon and hams were carefully investigated. The distance to England being short, transportation was readily available for bringing the fresh meats to Britain.

The wholesale methods of the Chicago packers enabled U. S. packers to compete in England with Continental packers...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!