Benjamin Lorr

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How innovations in cardboard and canning led to the rise of modern grocery stores

Oct 7, 2020
In this book excerpt, author Benjamin Lorr explains how cardboard boxes, cardstock and tin cans led to a revolution in consumer products.
In this excerpt from his new book, "The Secret Life of Groceries: The Modern Miracle of the American Supermarket," author Benjamin Lorr writes that innovations in canning and cardboard technology made modern grocery stores possible.
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