100 years ago people ate differently than we do today. Look at all the things that have changed in the last 100 years.
1904- although invented in
1907- Milton Hershey, chocolate tycoon, opened
1910- Ganong Brothers Ltd is credited with introducing the five-cent chocolate nut bar in 1910.
1916- July 4, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs opened a stand at
1917- the sale of cookies as a way to
finance troop activities began as early as 1917, five years after Juliette Gordon Low started Girl Scouting in the
1924- January 29, an ice cream cone-rolling machine was patented
by Carl Taylor in
1927- Eduard Haas III invented PEZ candy.
1928- Bubble Gum invented by Walter E. Diemer.
1930- April 6, Hostess Twinkies were invented
1937- Spam a canned ham by Hormel, was registered as a trademark.
1938- Instant coffee was invented.
1939- The Overland Candy Company introduced a malted milk candy product called Giants
1941- General Mill introduced Cheerios.
1943- Ike Sewell changed things back in 1943when he created Deep Dish Pizza.
1950- Sugar pops are introduced.
1951- Swanson introduces beef, chicken, and turkey frozen pot pies.
1952- Lipton’s dry onion soup was introduced.
1953- Sep 10, Swanson sold its first T.V dinner.
1955- Instant oatmeal is invented by the Quaker Oats Company
1957- General Foods Corp. introduces TANG breakfast beverage crystals.
1958- McDonald’s sold its 100 millionth hamburger.
1960- The “Poppin’ Fresh” Pillsbury doughboy was introduced.
1962- Research scientist Edward Asselbergs invented instant mash potato flakes.
1965- May 16, Spaghetti O’s was first sold.
1984- November 20, McDonald’s made its 50 billionth hamburger.