Everyday Mysteries: Who "Invented" the TV Dinner?


Subject:
Food & Cooking , Industries , Food & Beverage , Food History

Description:
Discussion of the people and companies involved in the creation of complete frozen meals starting in the 1940s and how "the concept really took hold in 1954 when Swanson's frozen meals appeared. ... They also coined the phrase TV Dinner, which helped to transform their frozen meals into a cultural icon." Includes links to related sites. From the Library of Congress Science Reference Services.

Publisher:
Library of Congress

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/tvdinner.html


PID= res:lii-23389