Management: The Tomato Philosopher

Hundreds of huge, two-trailered trucks chugged last week along the roads of Southern California, where from now until November they will shuttle constantly between ripened fields of tomatoes and bustling canneries. By season's peak, an awesome Niagara of tomatoes amounting to about 80 million lbs. weekly will be picked, stemmed, stewed and squashed, processed into juice, sauces, catsup and paste. What ever the style, most of them will bear the bright red label of Hunt Foods & Industries, Inc., the world's largest packer and distributor of tomato products and the corporate creation of a remarkable and enigmatic businessman.

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