Today in Food History

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Also, on this day in 1817 Hippolyte Mege Mouries was born. A French scientist, he invented margarine and patented canned meat.

In 1911 Nathaniel Wyeth was born. A chemist and inventor, he patented the PET (polyethylene terephthalate). It was the first plastic strong enough to use to bottle carbonated beverages.

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