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January 22, 1991 | MARIA L. La GANGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Geo. A. Hormel Co. views all of its customers in the same light: They're busy people, on the go; they need good food fast and don't have time to cook. Hormel Top Shelf meals, the company says, are a perfect solution--whether you're a working mother or a soldier stationed in Saudi Arabia. So when Uncle Sam called in November, Hormel answered--with 23 million entrees ranging from beef Oriental to glazed breast of chicken, all for $44.6 million.
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January 22, 1991 | MARIA L. La GANGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Geo. A. Hormel Co. views all of its customers in the same light: They're busy people, on the go; they need good food fast and don't have time to cook. Hormel Top Shelf meals, the company says, are a perfect solution--whether you're a working mother or a soldier stationed in Saudi Arabia. So when Uncle Sam called in November, Hormel answered--with 23 million entrees ranging from beef Oriental to glazed breast of chicken, all for $44.6 million.
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February 19, 1991
In the early 1800s, Napoleon's army was able to take advantage of a brand-new technology: canning. Since then, food for the troops has gotten steadily better. In the Persian Gulf, front-line solders can eat the next best thing to home cooking--military version. Generations of American soldiers knew them as C-rations: canned victuals that included such culinary delights as Spam, pork and beans and the beloved fruit cocktail. Today's U.S.
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