Victory in a Box: The Story of K-Rations

Were Wrigley’s chewing gum and Spam really essential World War II products? Their makers made a persuasive case that they were, particularly after they became staples of the K-Rations that fed 40% of U.S. soldiers–as well as providing nourishment to the likes of Pablo Picasso and Lord Rothschild.

My most recent Bloomberg Echoes piece tells the story:

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