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Food & History: July 1

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 16

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 […]