Business & Finance: Packing Outlook

After much toil and tribulation, the packing industry has at length arrived at the haven of prosperity. In 1924 demand for packing products held up well, while the short corn crop made the supply of hogs coming to market small. This enabled the packers to get good prices and at the same time reduce inventories.

At present, according to Armour & Co., the packing outlook is excellent. With nation-wide prosperity, there is an active demand for packing products, especially those derived from hogs. The very large corn crop of this year also gives assurance...

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