Today in Food History

Chocolate milk being poured into glass

 

Also, on this day in 1903 Italo Marchiony applied for a patent for an ice cream cup mold. Initially, he would fold warm waffles into a cup shape. He then developed the 2-piece mold that would make 10 cups at a time. (U.S. patent No. 746,971 was granted on Dec 15, 1903).

In 1907 Wilbur Olin Atwater died (born May 3, 1844). American agricultural chemist who layed the groundwork for the science of nutrition. In 1875 he established the first agricultural experimental station in the U.S. at Wesleyan College in Connecticut.

In 1985 First Farm Aid Concert was held at Champaign, Illinois.

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