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
Alcoa (the Aluminum Company of America) in 1962, introduced pull-top aluminum cans for carbonated and alcoholic beverages.
In 1941 the H.J. Heinz Company of Pittsburgh, PA, USA, developed the self-heating can. Continue reading
Lu Yu published in China in 780, a treatise on tea and it’s uses called The Classic of Tea. Continue reading