Today in Food History



Also, on this day in 1764 The Sugar Act passed in Britain, placing new restrictions on the import of molasses to America.

In 1806 Isaac Quintard of Stanfield, Connecticut received a patent for an apple cider mill.

In 1864 George W. Brown of Galesburg, Illinois, received a patent for the first successful mechanical corn planter.

In 1881 Edwing Houston and Elihu Thomson patented a centrifugal separator, which could be used in separating milk.

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