National Peanut Butter Day

Daily Facts:  60% of people like creamy peanut butter over crunchy. Women & children prefer creamy, while most men like crunchy.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

  • 1920 Eskimo Pie Patent Day. The Eskimo Pie was patented by Christian K. Nelson, an ice cream salesman in Onawa, Iowa.
  • 1935 The beer can (created by the American Can Co.) was introduced in Richmond, Virginia by the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company
  • 1939 Maximilian Bircher-Benner died. He was a Swiss doctor who developed the granola-like cereal product ‘Muesli’
  • 1959 Coors launched the 7 ounce seamless, recyclable aluminum beer can.
  • 1988 RIP Charles Glen King,a biochemist who discovered vitamin C in 1932. He first extracted & isolated it from lemon juice.

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