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You are introduced to Frederick Tudor – “The Ice King”. He built a business shipping ice around the world during the first half of the 19th century. In the early days people wouldn’t believe that ice could be shipped and he had great difficulty obtaining exclusive licences for his chosen territories – initially in the West Indies.
However the profits were enough to encourage reinvestment and gradually he overcame the doubters and the logistics.
This paragraph shows just how the volume grew