Pioneers Turned Millionaires

Season 1 Episode 1

Henry Heintz

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Nov 06, 2011 on Smithsonian Channel
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Henry Heintz
From horseradish salesman to multi-millionaire: Henry John Heinz, the son of German immigrants, forever changed the way food is packaged, sold and eaten. With simple ingredients, closely guarded family recipes, plus revolutionary branding methods, Heinz made a fortune on everyday products like gherkins, sauerkraut and, of course, his famous ketchup. Travel back in time to the Steel Capital of the World, circa the 1800s, and see how the King of Condiments began his empire, one vegetable at a time.moreless

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