Let’s talk about business that started between 1930 and 1940’s. The first King Kullen supermarket opened in Queens, New York on Aug 4, 1930. It was recognized by the Smithsonian Institution as "America's First Supermarket” it was founded by Michael J. Cullen. The first Publix grocery store was opened in a small town called Winter Haven, Florida by George W. Jenkins. Jenkins walked away from the security of a good job to open the first Publix store. Ocean Spray was formed in 1930 by three cranberry growers who really loved their cranberries. They first introduced Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice Cocktail that year. Established in 1933 and headquartered in Modesto, California, E. & J. Gallo Winery which still remains a privately-held winery. It wasn’t until 1939-40 the winery acquired bottling plants and begins marketing wine under its own name. On July 18, 1936, Oscar Mayer Corp. rolled out its Wienermobile, a giant hot dog on a truck and driven to parades and festivals which was invented by Oscar’s nephew, Carl G. Mayer. The next year on July 13, 1937, the first Krispy Kreme store opened for business in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. A few years later, a father and son John & Alex McCullough who had been experimenting with a soft serve dairy product introduced us to the first Dairy Queen store opened in Joliet, Illinois in 1940.
In 1930 The Tariff Act was introduced which prohibits imports of meat and animals from countries infected with foot and mouth disease. Later in 1933 the first farm bill was passed by Congress called the Agricultural Adjustment Act to maintain balance between production and consumption of agricultural commodities. In 1934 authorized appropriations for research to eliminate disease from beef and dairy herds which was called the Jones-Connally