Today in Food History

10-22

 

Also, on this day in 1896 Charles Glen King was born. King was a biochemist who discovered vitamin C in 1932. He extracted and isolated it from lemon juice.

In 1897 Ettore “Hector” Boiardi was born (died June 21, 1985).  Better known as Chef Boyardee.

In 1943 Henry Parsons Crowell died (born 1855).  Founder of Quaker Oats Company in 1901.

In 1981 The FDA approved the artificial sweetener Aspartame (NutraSweet) for tabletop use.

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