Gimme a Break

Schmall, Emily
January 2008
Forbes Asia;1/28/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p60
This article features Luigino Francesco Paulucci, the 89-year-old chairman of Bellision Foods, a 17-year-old firm that makes frozen dinners for grocery stores under the brand names Michelina's, Luigino's and Budget Gourmet. It explains that Paulucci has been employees with criminal records. He estimates that 10,000 people with addictions, criminal records, physical disabilities and emotional problems has been hired by him in the many businesses he established. The business practice of Paulucci is good as attested by the financial performance of his firm.


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