Today in Food History

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Also, on this day in 1882 The first shipment of frozen meat left Port Chalmers, New Zealand for Britain, aboard the SS Dunedin of the Albion Line.

In 2005 In San Francisco, fire destroyed Fior d’ Italia, America’s oldest Italian restaurant. It reopened at 2237 Mason Street.

In 2006 Robert Rich died (born July 7, 1913).  Founder of Rich Products Corp. and creator of the first frozen non-dairy whipped topping from soybean oil.

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