In fact, in the West, sugar was used only as a medicine or preservative up to the middle of the 18th century when people "discovered" it made a sweet treat as well. The earliest known date that white sugar was refined was about 200 C.E. so it is probable that the further refining into what was later known as "Sugre Candie" was at about that time. Can't Warehouse today makes rock candy.” (Wilde, E. (1999). Rock Candy History [Abstract].
Gift giving was commercialized with the rise of the industrial revolution and became popular. Christmas trees were brought over by German settlers but didn’t become popular until 1848 when Queen Victoria received a Christmas tree and English magazines made it popular in the United Kingdom, which caught on in America. Christmas decorations originated from Thomas Edison’s assistant, Edward Johnson, who decorated a tree in New York in 1882 to show off Edison’s newest innovation, the lightbulb. It didn’t catch on until 1923 when the National Christmas Tree was lit up to promote the electricity
The secret of cane sugar, as with many other of man's discoveries. It was kept a closely guarded secret while the finished product was exported for a rich profit. In the mid-1950s a technique for producing a form of sugar syrup from corn starch was discovered. The product (now known as high fructose corn syrup) gradually replaced sucrose in the United States of America as the main form of sugar added to soft drinks and certain foods. It cannot be sold as crystals or table sugar because the mix of fructose and glucose exist in a syrup form.
The Origin Of The Candy Cane The original candy cane has been just a white piece of sugar, called candy sugar sticks. The candy cane did not become popular until around the nineteenth century. “The existence of candy sugar sticks without colored strips has been documented at least as far back as 1844… modern candy cane did not appear until the beginning of the 20th century”(Snopes). During the nineteenth century the white candy cane became popular to eat and on cards during Christmas time. There isn’t a proven reason why the original candy sugar sticks got bent and why the strips were added.
Background of Kellogg’s Founded in 1906 by W.K. Kellogg as the “Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company”, where the Irish families favourite Kellogg’s Corn Flakes were created. In 1915 Kellogg’s were the first cereal company to introduce a high fibre cereal into the market this was of course Kellogg’s Bran Flakes, Creating All Bran the following year. Kellogg’s first arrived in Ireland in 1922 and their products were sold in supermarkets across the country. The following year they became the first company in the food industry to hire a dietician.
INDUSTRY OVERVIEW HISTORY Chocolate manufacturing in USA started as early as the colonial period when Physician Dr. James Baker and Irish immigrant John Hannon opened New England’s first chocolate factory in 1765 at a water-powered mill in Massachusetts. Baker’s Chocolate sold hard cakes of chocolate that the colonists ground and mixed with boiling water to make hot chocolate. Drinking chocolate was also considered patriotic during the colonial period when taxes were levied on tea by the Townsends Tea Act. Chocolate was also used a ration for its revolutionary fighters. Post colonisation, chocolate became more affordable when Milton Hershey began producing large masses of low-priced milk chocolates.
They say that Thomas Jefferson brought a waffle iron home from France in 1789. “When they came up with the electric waffle iron, it did away with the cumbersome stovetop griddle.” (Stephey, 3). “With this in 1970, they came up with “Leggo my Eggo” slogan.” (Stephey, 3). Dorsa brothers invented the instant waffle mix in the mid-1930s. Most waffles were just frozen and ready to be shipped.
Gobstoppers There are many similarities and differences between Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory“. In the book there were square candies that looked round unlike the movie that had exploding candies for enemies. Speaking of enemies, Charlie Bucket had none, but he did have a loving family and Charlie chose his grandpa Joe in the movie, in comparison to the book where he also chose grandpa Joe. In the movie his mom has a job and unlike the book where his dad works and not his mom. In the movie “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” the paddle boat is made out of wood dissimilar to the book where it’s made out of a pink candy.
Probably all of you, right. Well did you know that the chocolate chip cookie originated in the U.S. in 1930. Thats right this cookie was made a little over 80 years ago. Vanilla Pudding Cookies I’m sure you haven’t heard of this cookie before. It’s the Vanilla Pudding Cookie.
STEP 1- PROVIDE THE OUTLINE Title: The benefits of eating dark chocolate Hello everyone, I will be talking about dark chocolate today. Intro: (1min) Attention Grabber/Hook used- Manufacturing dark chocolate in factories (30 sec) 1.Dark chocolate (also known as black chocolate] or plain chocolate) is a form of chocolate which has a higher content of cocoa butter and less milk than other forms of chocolate. INSERT STORY on the history of dark chocolate(30 secs-1 min) Many modern historians have estimated that chocolate has been around for at least 2000 years, but recent research suggests that it may be even older. In the book The True History of Chocolate, authors Sophie and Michael Coe suggested that there was evidence of chocolate consumption, which stretches back three or even four millennia, to pre-Columbian cultures of Mesoamerica such as the Olmec. Anthropologists from the University of Pennsylvania also discovered cocoa residue on a pottery excavated in Honduras that could date back