Today in History: January 30

Today in History: January 30 1516  Duke Wilhalm IV instituted Reinheitsgebot, the German beer purity law as a matter of consumer protection. 1906  NECCO registered ‘NECCO Sweets’ trademark for its candy. 1912  California Fruit Growers Exchange registers the ‘Sunkist’ trademark for lemons. 1912  Hawaiian Pineapple Company registered ‘JDDole’ as a trademark for canned pineapple.