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It all started in 1899.
Jewel began as a group of door-to-door salesmen selling tea and coffee from the back of horse-drawn wagons. Founded in 1899 by Frank Ross and his brother-in-law Frank Skiff, the company started with $700, a rented horse, and a secondhand wagon. In time, hundreds of routes were added across the nation and the Jewel Route man became a familiar, welcomed sight. After partnering and naming the venture Jewel Tea Company, the routeman called on his customers every other week directly ...