Who Was H. J. Heinz?
Discover 57 reasons why you'll want to read the amazing story of H. J. Heinz - the American entrepreneur who brought tomato ketchup to the masses. Learn how this son of German immigrants from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, turned his small food-packaging company into a booming business, known for its fair treatment of workers and pioneering safe food preparation standards. This American success story follows Heinz from his early days as a pickle and vinegar merchant in the 1800s to the name behind the nation's number-one brand of ketchup. Paperback by Michael Burgan. 112 pages, for ages 8-12.