Egyptians produced candy confections of fruit, nuts, spices, and honey in 1000 BCE. Continue reading
Jacob Perkins (9 July 1766 – 30 July 1849) was an American inventor, mechanical engineer and physicist. Continue reading
James Harrison introduced frozen meat for commercial sales in Geelong, Australia in 1857 with equipment using gas vapour compression refrigeration system invented by Jacob Perkins and Alexander C. Twining. Continue reading
Romans developed commercial bakeries in 200 BCE. A bakery was unearthed in the ruins of Pompeii containing the remains of bakes loaves. Continue reading
At the beginning of the ninth century BCE, the Chinese made a distilled liquor called rice beer.
Odoric of Pordenone, OFM (1286–1331), also known as Odorico Mattiussi or Mattiuzzi, was an Italian late-medieval Franciscan friar and missionary explorer. Continue reading
Ancient Romans first enjoyed frozen desserts after mixing fruit juice with mountain snow provided by runners. Continue reading
Swedish industrialist Ruben Rausing invented the milk carton in 1951. Continue reading