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Battle Creek, Michigan (1831)

Battle Creek, Michigan began as the village of Milton, founded in 1831. By 1850, it was a rapidly growing grain, flour and saw mill center, and the name was changed to Battle Creak (named for a skirmish between a surveyor and 2 Indians). 

From its founding Battle Creek had welcomed various non-conformist social and religious groups, including Quakers, Spirtualists, and Seventh-day Adventists. The dietary and health principles of the Seventh-day Adventists influenced Dr. John Harvey Kellogg (director of the Battle Creek Sanitarium) his brother W.K. Kellogg and C.W. Post (a patient) in the eventual development of breakfast cereal foods. Battle Creek became the home of America's breakfast cereal industry.

 

 

WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD OF FOOD

Who's Who: 'B'       Babcock, Stephen Moulton       Babinsky, Henri       Ballast, Louis       Balzac, Honore de       Bartram, John       Battle Creek, Michigan       Beauvilliers, Antoine       Bechameil, Louis       Becker, Franklin       Beecher, Catherine       Bellissimo, Teressa       Besh, John       Birdseye, Clarence       Blechyden, R.       Bocuse, Paul       Bonnefons, Nicolas de       Bordon, Gail       Bore, Jean Etienne       Borlaug, Norman Ernest       Botherel, Marie, Vicomte de       Boulanger       Boulestin, Marcel       Boyardee, Chef       Boysen, Rudolph       Bradham, Caleb D.       Brady, Diamond Jim       Brandenberger, Jacques       Brillat-Savarin, Jean-Anthelme       Brown, Rasshad       Browns, C. C.       Burbank, Luther       Burrell, Anne       Busch, Adolphus

 

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