Life With Flavor: A Personal History of Herr's [NOOK Book]

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Everyone loves a success story, especially when the main character is a likeable person who does good things. Jim Herr is a real-life Horatio Alger. He and his wife, Mim, built Herr Foods from a small one-kettle potato chip concern in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to one of the major snack food companies in the nation. Jim didn't even finish high school and had to borrow $1700 to begin the company. He worked hard and overcame many obstacles, including a devastating fire that threatened the lives of his young family ...
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Life With Flavor: A Personal History of Herr's

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Overview

Everyone loves a success story, especially when the main character is a likeable person who does good things. Jim Herr is a real-life Horatio Alger. He and his wife, Mim, built Herr Foods from a small one-kettle potato chip concern in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to one of the major snack food companies in the nation. Jim didn't even finish high school and had to borrow $1700 to begin the company. He worked hard and overcame many obstacles, including a devastating fire that threatened the lives of his young family and destroyed his business. Although he didn't start out to become an entrepreneur, his exemplary success certainly earned him the title. This publication is a an up-lifting book that proves good guys can finish on top.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569804834
  • Publisher: Barricade Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/3/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 198
  • File size: 33 MB
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Meet the Author

James S. Herr of Nottingham, Pennsylvania, is the founder of Herr Foods Inc. Bruce Mowday is an award-winning journalist who has been given the Local Author Award by the West Chester, Pennsylvania Library. Bruce has authored books on history, true crime, sports and business and lives in Uwchlan, PA.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

Prologue: Herr Foods Today 1

Chapter 1 I Knew What I Didn't Want to Do 5

Chapter 2 An Opportunity for Change 23

Chapter 3 Early Days of Herr's 35

Chapter 4 Fire! 45

Chapter 5 Rebuilding and Growth in Nottingham 55

Chapter 6 An Appreciation for Our Country 67

Chapter 7 Moving Forward 77

Chapter 8 Developing as a Family Business 113

Chapter 9 Decision Points 123

Chapter 10 Some Flavorful Experiences 135

Chapter 11 Mistakes Are Part of It 143

Chapter 12 Money! 151

Chapter 13 Looking Ahead 161

Epilogue: Mim's Notes 167

Appendix 175

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