Food & History: September 25 1985 William Cumming Rose dies, the American biochemist who established the importance of the 8 essential amino acids in human nutrition. 2007 The United States Patent & Trademark Office issued a certificate canceling all claims related to the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich patent.
Food & History: September 22 1903 Italian Immigrant Italo Marchiony applies for a patent for the ice cone mold. 2002 Founder of Dunkin Donuts William Rosenberg dies.
Food & History: September 19 1839 George Cadbury born. He built his father’s chocolate business into a major manufacturer. 1960 Mario Batali was born. American chef, author, restaurateur. 1995 Orville Redenbacher dies, made famous by popcorn in which is image appears on all packaging.
Food & History: July 16 1907 Gourmet Popcorn founder Orville Redenbacher born. 1928 James Harvey Logan dies, developer of the Loganberry in 1881. 2006 Robert H. Brooks dies, founder of the Hooters restaurant chain. 2016 New York City landmark restaurant The Four Seasons closes after 57 years.
Food & History: July 15 1869 Hippolyte Mege Mouries receives a patent for his process to make margarine. Emperor Napoleon III had offered a prize for a substitute for butter, for use of the French Navy. 1877 Amedeo Obici born, founded of the Planters Peanut Company in 1906.