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Libra purchases potato company in Mars Hill | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

[It’s a small world, goes the cliche, but this story proves it once again. The Basic American Foods company that sold this to the local Maine investors was started in Vacaville, Calif., where I lived for about 13 years. It’s a wonderful city with a small-town feel. It’s situated on Interstate 80 between Sacramento and San Francisco. The Humes, who started Basic American Foods, did much to feed World War II servicemen with the techniques they developed. — KM]

Libra purchases potato company in Mars Hill | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.