The National Provisioner Volume 52
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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...has completely changed. The supply of the army and the marine with frozen meat has been suspended by force majeure. When will it recommence? We do not know. But in the English ports the business is not suspended; prices are only dearer because of war risks. Refrigerated meat continues to arrive in the United Kingdom. Will. then, the contractors for furnishing the army and navy be able to meet their engagements' e shall see. The facts remains that the international cataclysm which is involving everything will radically change many things and many economic currents. Therefore, in respect to the commerce and consumption of frozen meat in Italy, nothing can be said at the moment of what will happen after the war, which is upsetting practically the whole world. The short story of the business in frozen meat in Italy wasstopped with the lieginning of the conflict that has spread over a large part of Europe, and has seriously affected the transoceanic services. Let us see now briefly how in these few years the home business in meat has developed, and the progress of its consumption. A rapid glance at the statistics of the consumption of meat in our country will show us, if we can examine these statistics cvm grano salis. that our coefficient of meal if still pretty low--too low. From the most favorable point of view it cannot be calculated at more than 33 pounds per head per annum. Compared with the consumption of France. England, Germany, Denmark and Australia. Italy certainly makes a very poor showing, and it is therefore necessary to eneo-irage as much as possible, in the general interests of the country, and without injuring anyone, the introduction of sound and cheap meat, especially to suit small purses as of employees, workmen and...
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- 13 Sep 2013
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