FOOD: 57 Varieties Go To War

H. J. Heinz Co. (57 Varieties) is going into "large-scale" production of plastic-plywood airplane and glider parts. To this startling announcement the staid, publicity-shy, 73-year-old food processor flatly refused to add a single word. One leaked-out fact: the work will be done on pressure machines formerly used for canning.

Upswing in Meat

U.S. farmers and ranchers will market 35% more meat this year than in 1929, the Department of Agriculture announced happily last week. This year's total will be a smacking 21.7 billion pounds.

Biggest increase is in pork, which accounts for about half of all U.S. meat sales. This year 105,500,000...

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