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.
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.