Gustavus Franklin Swift

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Noun1.Gustavus Franklin Swift - United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
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Food journeys set the stage for the development of the frozen beef industry, which owed its inception to the unsuccessful French visionary Charles Tellier and the very successful Gustavus Swift.
This is the dilemma faced by Gustavus Swift, the first entrepreneur to successfully devise a way to ship processed meat products across the plains to the population centers of the East, and in doing so changed the way consumers thought, or rather, didn't think about their food.
Rockefeller and Standard Oil, of Gustavus Swift and the Chicago meatpackers, of unfair competition and predatory pricing, and of mergers, monopolies, and price fixing.