Friday February 21, 2020

Tycoons: How Goodman rose, fell and rose again

A quarter of a century after she first reported on his business dealings, Susan O’Keeffe looked back at the beef baron’s extraordinary career

1st October, 2017

If you’ve never been inside a slaughterhouse, then you can’t even come close to understanding the world Larry Goodman has inhabited – and made his home – for so many decades. It’s dirty and bloody, and it takes no prisoners. The faint-hearted stay at the gate and drink tea.

In many ways, it’s the very nature of the work that has afforded Goodman the secrecy to build such an...

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