Food & History: July 1 1910 Ward Baking Company of Chicago opens the first completely automated bread plant in the United States. 1916 Coca-Cola starts using a new contoured bottle to stay ahead of the competition. 1936 Wally Amos, Jr. born, creator of ‘Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookies’. 1953 Cheez Whiz introduced by Kraft. 2007 […]
Food & History: June 30 1896 William S. Hadaway receive a US patent an electric stove. 1906 The Pure Food & Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act were passed by Congress. 1985 James A. Dewar dies, creator of the ‘Twinkie’ in 1930.
Food & History: June 29 1943 US General Eisenhower requests Coca-Cola provide 10 portable bottling plants for troops overseas. 2005 The USDA confirms the first domestic case of mad cow disease. The 12 year old cow was born in Texas and spent its whole life on the same ranch.
Food & History: June 28 1491 Henry VIII of England born. The first foodie often depicted eating a large drumstick. 1887 Coca-Cola syrup patented. 1939 PanAm flew the first trans-Atlantic passenger service from New York to Lisbon, Portugal. 1988 The longest trial in Spanish history ends after 15 months over poison olive oil. 1,500 witnesses […]
Food & History: June 27 1615 Tea is first imported to the western world.
Food & History: June 26 1816 Louis Bignon born, a French agriculturist, restaurateur and chef. 1848 The first pure food laws enacted in the United States. 1870 The original wooden boardwalk in Atlantic City built. 1870 Christmas declared a federal holiday in the United States. 1910 Roy J. Plunkett born, inventor of Teflon (Polytetrafluoroethylene). 1974 […]
Food & History: June 25 1951 Pabst beer airs the 1st color beer commercial on television. 1956 Celebrity Chef, writer, traveler, and television personality Anthony Bourdain born.
Food & History: June 24 1817 Coffee first planted in Hawaii on the Kona coast. 1839 Gustavus Franklin Swift born, founder Swift & Company and inventor of the refrigerated railway car, and the first to ship beef to eastern markets instead of live animals. 1895 Jack Dempsey born. He is regarded as one of the […]
Food & History: June 23 2005 The Lucky Pierrot restaurant chain in northern Japan began serving deep fried Whale Burgers made from Minke Whales previously used for research.
Food & History: June 22 1633 Galileo forced by the Vatican in Rome to renounce his belief that the Earth revolved around the Sun. 1928 General Mills comes into existence with the merge of 5 milling companies, creating one of the largest milling companies in the world. 1965 Kelloggs register the trademark for toaster Pop-Tarts.