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March 7th is National Cereal Day! / #NationalCerealDay

Posted on March 7, 2019

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Interesting Food Facts about Cereal

The word cereal comes from Cerealia, the name of ancient Roman ceremonies that honored Ceres, the goddess of grain.

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The first ready-to-eat breakfast cereal, Granula was invented in the United States in 1863 by James Caleb Jackson.

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Cereal is often eaten cold with with milk, yogurt, and sometimes fruit, but may be eaten dry.

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Astronauts from Apollo 11 ate cereal during their mission to the moon. The cereal with fruit was compressed into cubes because the lack of gravity made bowls of milk impossible.

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The average American eats 160 bowls of cereal each year.

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Today’s Food History

1804 John Wedgwood, the son of Josiah Wedgwood of pottery fame, founded the Royal Horticultural Society.

1849 Luther Burbank was born. American horticulturist, he developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables, including the Burbank Potato (1873), the Shasta Daisy, over 100 varieties of plums and prunes and 10 varieties of berries.

1897 Dr. John Kellogg served corn flakes for the first time to his patients at his hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan. They wouldn’t be sold commercially until 1906.

1914 The Coca Cola Bottler’s Association was formed.


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March 7th is National Cereal Day!

Posted on March 7, 2018

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Interesting Food Facts about Cereal

The word cereal comes from Cerealia, the name of ancient Roman ceremonies that honored Ceres, the goddess of grain.

logo-cerealia-colore_small

The first ready-to-eat breakfast cereal, Granula was invented in the United States in 1863 by James Caleb Jackson.

c_174_granula_tin

Cereal is often eaten cold with with milk, yogurt, and sometimes fruit, but may be eaten dry.

national-cereal-day-opener-1024x686

 

Astronauts from Apollo 11 ate cereal during their mission to the moon. The cereal with fruit was compressed into cubes because the lack of gravity made bowls of milk impossible.

nasm-a19860011000_ps01

The average American eats 160 bowls of cereal each year.

giphy

Today’s Food History

1804 John Wedgwood, the son of Josiah Wedgwood of pottery fame, founded the Royal Horticultural Society.

1849 Luther Burbank was born. American horticulturist, he developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables, including the Burbank Potato (1873), the Shasta Daisy, over 100 varieties of plums and prunes and 10 varieties of berries.

1897 Dr. John Kellogg served corn flakes for the first time to his patients at his hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan. They wouldn’t be sold commercially until 1906.

1914 The Coca Cola Bottler’s Association was formed.


Check out my book!

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March 7th is National Cereal Day!

Posted on March 7, 2017

High-res version

Interesting Food Facts about Cereal

The word cereal comes from Cerealia, the name of ancient Roman ceremonies that honored Ceres, the goddess of grain.

logo-cerealia-colore_small

The first ready-to-eat breakfast cereal, Granula was invented in the United States in 1863 by James Caleb Jackson.

c_174_granula_tin

Cereal is often eaten cold with with milk, yogurt, and sometimes fruit, but may be eaten dry.

national-cereal-day-opener-1024x686

 

Astronauts from Apollo 11 ate cereal during their mission to the moon. The cereal with fruit was compressed into cubes because the lack of gravity made bowls of milk impossible.

nasm-a19860011000_ps01

The average American eats 160 bowls of cereal each year.

giphy

Today’s Food History

1804 John Wedgwood, the son of Josiah Wedgwood of pottery fame, founded the Royal Horticultural Society.

1849 Luther Burbank was born. American horticulturist, he developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables, including the Burbank Potato (1873), the Shasta Daisy, over 100 varieties of plums and prunes and 10 varieties of berries.

1897 Dr. John Kellogg served corn flakes for the first time to his patients at his hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan. They wouldn’t be sold commercially until 1906.

1914 The Coca Cola Bottler’s Association was formed.

March 7 – National Cereal Day

Posted on March 7, 2014

Interesting Food Facts about Cereal

  • Cereal is a food made from processed grains that is often eaten as breakfast.
  • The word cereal comes from Cerealia, the name of ancient Roman ceremonies that honored Ceres, the goddess of grain.
  • The first ready-to-eat breakfast cereal, Granula was invented in the United States in 1863 by James Caleb Jackson.
  • Cereal is often eaten cold with with milk, yogurt, and sometimes fruit, but may be eaten dry.
  • Breakfast cereal companies make gluten-free cereals for consumers who suffer from Celiac Disease.

Fun Fact:

Astronauts from Apollo 11 ate cereal during their mission to the moon. The cereal with fruit was compressed into cubes because the lack of gravity made bowls of milk impossible.

The average American eats 160 bowls of cereal each year.

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Today’s Food History

1804 John Wedgwood, the son of Josiah Wedgwood of pottery fame, founded the Royal Horticultural Society.

1849 Luther Burbank was born. American horticulturist, he developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables, including the Burbank Potato (1873), the Shasta Daisy, over 100 varieties of plums and prunes and 10 varieties of berries.

1897 Dr. John Kellogg served corn flakes for the first time to his patients at his hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan. They wouldn’t be sold commercially until 1906.

1914 The Coca Cola Bottler’s Association was formed.

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National Cereal Day

Posted on March 7, 2013

March 7

is

National Cereal Day

Five things you should know about

Cereal

  1. A breakfast cereal (or just cereal) is a food made from processed grains that is often eaten with the first meal of the day.
  2. It is often eaten cold, usually mixed with milk (e.g. cow’s milk, soy milk, rice milk, almond milk), juice, water, or yogurt, and sometimes fruit, but may be eaten dry.
  3. Some companies promote their products for the health benefits from eating oat-based and high-fiber cereals.
  4. Cereals may be fortified with vitamins.
  5. The first breakfast cereal, Granula was invented in the United States in 1863 by James Caleb Jackson.

On This Day in Food History…

1804 John Wedgwood, the son of Josiah Wedgwood of pottery fame, founded the Royal Horticultural Society.

1849 Luther Burbank was born. American horticulturist, he developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables, including the Burbank Potato (1873), the Shasta Daisy, over 100 varieties of plums and prunes and 10 varieties of berries.

1897 Dr. John Kellogg served corn flakes for the first time to his patients at his hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan. They wouldn’t be sold commercially until 1906.

1914 The Coca Cola Bottler’s Association was formed.

  

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