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Food & History: July 8

Food & History: July 8 1831  John Styth Pemberton, the pharmacist who invented Coca-Cola is born. 1844  Mary Johnson Bailey Lincoln born, author of the original ‘Boston Cooking School Cook Book’. 1949  Chef, Restaurantuer and Author Wolfgang Puck born in Austria. 1957  Chocolatier William Cadbury dies at age 89. 2009  The town of Bundanoon in New […]

Food & History: July 7

Food & History: July 7 1550  Chocolate first arrives in Europe. 1890  Henri Nestle dies, founder of the Nestle company. 1912  The first Horn & Hardart Automat in New York City is opens. 1928  Sliced bread comes into existence and sales increase 2000% over the next few months. 1958  The first IHOP (International House of […]

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 […]