The manufacture of macaroni and similar foodstuff is a characteristic Italian industry.
It may be stated roundly that an average quartern loaf in Great Britain is made from wheat grown in the following countries in the proportions named: - For details connected with grain and its handling see Agriculture, Corn Laws, Granaries, Flour, Baking, Wheat, &C. Wheat occupies of all cereals the widest region of any foodstuff.
The price of corn - a staple foodstuff - rose by 250% during the same time.
romaine lettuce (aka Cos lettuce) is a suitable foodstuff.
Other typical satellite industries include coal merchants, cattle marts and merchants selling agricultural foodstuff.