Corporations: The V.I. Pea

Men have rhapsodized about truffles and caviar, but few have been inspired to sing the praises of the lowly pea. One exception is Author Max (Barefoot Boy) Shulman, who has not only written a song about pea picking but speaks poetically of the peas' earthly journey toward "their succulent destinies." The reason for Shulman's enthusiasm is that while in college he worked as a pea picker for the Green Giant Co. of Le Sueur, Minn., where the pea is king. Green Giant is the U.S.'s largest canner of peas and corn, with 22 processing plants in eight...

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