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Poultry capital of the world

Jesse Jewell (1902-1975) started what was to become Georgia’s largest agricultural crop- poultry. The now $1,000,000,000 a year industry has given Gainesville the title “Poultry Capital of the World.” Jewell pioneered vertical integration—the combining of all phases of the business, such as raw materials, processing, and distribution, within a single company—in the poultry industry. At […]

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