Life With Flavor: A Personal History of Herr's

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Now in paperback, Life With Flavor is the real-life Horatio Alger story of James S. Herr. Jim and his wife, Mim, built Herr Foods from a small, one-kettle potato chip concern in Lancaster, Pa., to one of the major snack food companies in the nation. While Jim Herr didn't start out to become an entrepreneur, his exemplary success earned him the title. A devout Mennonite, this book contains tips for business ...
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Overview

Now in paperback, Life With Flavor is the real-life Horatio Alger story of James S. Herr. Jim and his wife, Mim, built Herr Foods from a small, one-kettle potato chip concern in Lancaster, Pa., to one of the major snack food companies in the nation. While Jim Herr didn't start out to become an entrepreneur, his exemplary success earned him the title. A devout Mennonite, this book contains tips for business owners and the spiritual values that have guided his personal and business life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569805145
  • Publisher: Barricade Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/7/2014
  • Pages: 186
  • Sales rank: 811,207
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

James S. Herr of Nottingham, PA was the founder of Herr Foods. He passed away in 2012. Bruce Mowday of Berwyn, PA is an award-winning journalist who has authored over 15 books on history, true crime, sports and business.
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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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