Coffee and Tea Industries and the Flavor Field Volume 34

Coffee and Tea Industries and the Flavor Field Volume 34

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...roses, It will be profitable to ascertain the average cost of doing business in our line--also the average profit, Many of us fail t_o take irito consideration theicost of special labels to suit the different territories, evaporation, spilling, breakage, and the thousand and one little leaks which nibble away our profit. _A s stem of posting profits in your ledgers along with t e accounts would often sound a note of alarm before it was too late. If you would do this, I venture to say you would find that some accounts which vou thought were profitable were actually showing yoii a loss. Thousands of gross of 5c. pure extracts are sold at a gross profit of from 10 to '-.3"c. zi gross. If you would figure your selling cost, and the other costs attendant upon doing business, you would find that every sale of these shows you a considerable loss of actual cash. Some of the muck-raking magazines, periodicals, and other publications take great delight in blazoning broadcast the supposed attempts of food manufacturers to market adulterated goods, and the slightest error is dwelt itpon with unholy glee, as though the manufacturer were trying to poison the entire public. Our manufacturers are turning out millions of dollars' worth of the highest possible class goods, under the most srinitriry conditions, and they give work to hundreds of thousands. but these same inzirzaziiies never mention this side. That would be an zidvertisenicnt, and to get that a manufacturer is comP(.ll'(l to pay from $3 to SS per line. 'ell did Shakespeare say: "'ho sit-ails my purse, steals nothing; 'Twas mine, 'ti; his, and has been slave to thousands Rut he that. filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him and more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236768833
  • 9781236768834