Food & History: July 31 1937 Pharmacist Charles Elmer Hires who introduced Hires Root Beer dies. 1962 The Little Debbie snack cake trademark registered.
Food & History: July 10 1720 Mrs. Clements invents a method of preparing mustard flour or powder. 1840 Adolphus Busch born in Germany, founder of Anheuser Busch. 1990 French Master Chef and restaurateur Alain Chapel dies. 1999 Aaron ‘Bunny’ Lapin dies, inventor of whipped cream in an aerosol can. 2008 Rocky Aoki dies, founder of […]
Food & History: July 6 1615 Furuta Shigenari (Furuta Oribe) dies. A Japanese master of the tea ceremony. 1799 Michael Thomas Bass, Jr. was born, Grandson of Bass Brewery founder, William Bass the largest brewery in the world. 1849 Minnesota’s first brewery opens St. Paul. 1869 Agoston Haraszthy de Mokcsa dies. He had imported 1,400 […]
Food & History: July 5 2006 Three people were arrested by the FBI for attempting to sell Coca-Cola trade secrets and recipes to Pepsi-Cola.
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 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 16 1893 The confection Cracker Jack is invented with popcorn, peanut and molasses. The prize in each box was introduced in 1912. 1903 Pepsi-Cola Company registers their trademark. Originally name was ‘Brad’s Drink’ after Caleb Bradham, the pharmacist who developed the formula in North Carolina. 1937 August Busch III born, president […]
Food & History: May 29 1630 Charles II, king of England born. Merry Monarch tea was introduced to England during his reign. 1886 Coca-Cola advertised for the first time in the Atlanta Daily. 1919 Charles Strite applies for a pop-up toaster patent. 2004 Tens of millions of pounds of almonds recalled by one of the […]