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OCTOBER 6
Today in Food History

• National Noodle Day

• Health Care Food Service Workers Week (October 3-9, 2016) [Assoc. for Healthcare Foodservice]
• UK: Bramley Apple Pie Week  (Oct 3-9, 2016)
• UK: Seed Gathering Season (Sept 23-Oct 23, 2016)
 

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1790 Jacob Schweppe demonstrated his process for making artificial mineral water.

1863 The first Turkish Bath in the U.S. was opened in Brooklyn Heights, New York by Dr. Charles H. Shepard.

1889 The famous cabaret, Moulin Rouge, opened in Paris, France. ( www.moulinrouge.fr/?lang=en )

1893 Cream of Wheat was developed by wheat millers in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

1951 Will Keith Kellogg died. He founded Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co. (W.K. Kellogg Company) to manufacture cereals (cornflakes were the first) developed by his brother John Harvey Kellogg.

2008 Mars Inc., makers of M&Ms completed its acquistion of chewing gum company Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. for $23 billion.

2013
The musical 'Big Fish' opened at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York.

 

 

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