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Marvelous Mealtime Moments

marvelous MEALTIME МОMENTS Average Boiling Point 212° F 250000 вс Estimated first use of fire for cooking Mt. Everest Boiling Point 156.2° F 29000 BC Pottery shards dating back to this time were found in modern-day Czech Republic, humans began boiling water to cook food. 12000 BC On Mount Everest, water boils at 156.2 degrees Fahrenheit. First domestication of animals 8000 BC Invention of agriculture 2012 1950 U.S. dairy cows yield an average of 2,400 gallons of milk per year. In 1950, a cow only yielded 615 gallons per year. 6000 BC Domestication of cows 2010 1940 4100 BC Oldest known winery In 1940, U.S. farms produced about 1,200 ears of corn per acre annually. In 2010, they produce almost 8,000. 600s Forks are first used at the dinner table 700s The oldest continually operated pub was opened in Britain - Ye Olde Fighting Cocks The top 3 wine consuming countries per capita: Italy, France and Switzerland. 1040 World's oldest continuously operating brewery was founded - Weihenstephan Abbey 面 1500 The world's first celebrity chef was born - Bartolomeo Scappi The top 3 beer consuming countries per capita: Czech Republic, Ireland and Germany. 1725 World's oldest continually operated restaurant opened its doors - Sobrino de Botin - Madrid, Spain 1727 Vintage of the world's oldest drinkable wine Bill 1858 Invention of the mason jar A bottle of Rüdesheimer Apostelwein 1727, the world's oldest drinkable wine, was once auctioned at a price of $6,510. 1864 Pasteurization invented by Louis Pasteur Louis Pasteur, who invented pasteurization, also created the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax. 1872 Creation of the first diner The world's highest popping toaster can toast a slice of bread and eject it to a height of 8 ft. 6 in. 1876 Invention of the modern refrigerator 1919 Invention of the pop-up toaster 1928 Invention of the single-step bread slicer 1928 First company to sell sliced bread - Kleen Maid Sliced Bread According to the National Restaurant Association (NRA), the hamburger is the most popular type of sandwich in America. 1933 End of prohibition 1940 First McDonald's restaurant opened - sells its first burger 1 in every 8 Americans has been employed by McDonald's. 1947 "Radarange", the first microwave oven, was sold .... 1946 Invention of air tight plastic containers known as Tupperware $5000 1949 Frozen TV Dinners first sold - made popular by Swanson in early 1950's 1950 Betty Crocker's cookbook published - best seller all-time - 65 million copies sold The first microwave was almost 6 feet tall, 750 Ilbs. and cost $5000 (about $55,000 in 2012). 1958 Instant Noodles invented by a Taiwanese entrepreneur under the name Chickin Ramen 1960s Community supported agriculture (CSA's) began in Germany, Switzerland and Japan 1994 McDonald's sells its 1 billionth burger McDonald's sells more than 75 hamburgers every second. 1996 Genetically modified fruits and vegetables were first put on the market 2012 First lab grown hamburger expected to be produced this year SOURCES: The- presented by WEBstaurant store

Marvelous Mealtime Moments

shared by mdonghia on Aug 23
Marvelous Mealtime Moments: A fun and informative way to learn about some of mankind's greatest milestones in the food industry. An Infographic courtesy of WEBstaurant Restaurant Supplies.


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