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Started by yereverluvinunclebert, March 30, 2012, 12:55:56 AM
Quote from: Mercury Wells on November 21, 2021, 05:18:28 PMUS list:-Vollwerth meat products 1915Yea or nay?
Quote from: Mercury Wells on November 22, 2021, 09:59:35 PMSo Wilhelm, how's it going on the "new" food/s front in work?
Quote from: Mercury Wells on December 05, 2021, 08:58:34 PMDole Food est. 1851.
Quote from: J. Wilhelm on December 05, 2021, 09:35:33 PMQuote from: Mercury Wells on November 22, 2021, 09:59:35 PMSo Wilhelm, how's it going on the "new" food/s front in work?"New foods"?
Quote from: Mercury Wells on December 05, 2021, 09:59:35 PMQuote from: J. Wilhelm on December 05, 2021, 09:35:33 PMQuote from: Mercury Wells on November 22, 2021, 09:59:35 PMSo Wilhelm, how's it going on the "new" food/s front in work?"New foods"?I mean (Vicwardian) brands that you haven't seen before.
Quote from: Mercury Wells on December 06, 2021, 02:39:27 AMUS list:-Hebrew National Est. 1905?(Bert did include a UK/Empire food item from 1905 iirc)Maybe we should start to include Edwardian food as well?, but I'll leave that discussion to minds immeasurably superior to mine to work out.
Quote from: Mercury Wells on December 08, 2021, 05:49:06 PMUS list:-Horlicks (Malted Milk Drink) est. 1873(I was going to add "Ovaltine", but that was est. 1904)
QuoteHorlicks is a sweet malted milk hot drink powder developed by founders James and William Horlick. It was first sold as "Horlick's Infant and Invalids Food," soon adding "aged and travellers" to their label. In the early 20th century, it was sold as a powdered meal replacement drink mix.A mug of HorlicksIt was then marketed as a nutritional supplement and manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (Consumer Healthcare) in the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Jamaica. It was previously in Kenya in the 2010s but was discontinued due to low sales. It is now produced by the Anglo-Dutch company Unilever through its Indian division. Horlicks in the UK is currently owned by Aimia Foods. [/center]Company TimelineSpoiler: ShowHide William Horlick from Ruardean, Gloucestershire, emigrated to the United States.1873: James Horlick, a pharmacist, joined his brother, William, in the US and together they founded the company J & W Horlicks in Chicago to manufacture a patented malted milk drink as an artificial infant food.1875: Business moved to larger premises at Racine, Wisconsin, with an abundant supply of spring water.1883: US patent 278,967 granted to William for first malted milk drink mixing powder with hot water.1890: James returned to London to set up an office importing US-made product.1906: Slough selected as site for new factory (see picture).1908: Factory construction completed at a cost of £28,000.1909–1910: Horlicks became popular as a provision for North Pole and South Pole expeditions by Robert Peary, Roald Amundsen, and Robert Falcon Scott.1914: James made a baronet. World War I saw extensive use of Horlicks drink at home and at the front.1921: Death of James led company to split, with William having responsibility for the Americas and the sons of James for the rest of the world.1928: William Horlick High School founded just north of Horlicks' headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin.1931: "Night Starvation" story developed to promote Horlicks as a bedtime drink.1935: Richard E. Byrd named the Horlick Mountains on the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf after William, in appreciation of his support. A small factory opened in Australia for the local market, including New Zealand. Horlicks milky-chocolate-flavoured disks in paper packets, which were eaten as candy, were marketed in the USA via radio commercials touting the ease with which they could be taken to school by children.In the US, Horlicks Tablets were sold as a candy, offered in a glass bottle resembling an aspirin jar. In World War II the tablets were supplied to US, UK and other troops as an energy boosting treat, and included in lifeboat and liferaft rations, and aircrew escape kits. Today they are packaged in foil pouches, manufactured in Malaysia as Horlicks Malties.1936: William Horlick died, aged 90.1945: The US company was acquired by the UK Horlicks business.1952: Horlicks was linked to the successful treatment of gastric ulcers and some forms of diabetes.1960: Factory built in Punjab, India, to make Horlicks from buffalo milk.1968: Factory built in West Punjab, to supply local demand (including present-day Bangladesh).1969: Horlicks acquired by the Beecham Group.1975–78: Factory construction and expansion in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh.1989: Beecham Group became SmithKline Beecham.2000: SmithKline Beecham became GlaxoSmithKline.2017: Horlicks in the UK acquired by Aimia Foods2019: Horlicks in India acquired by UnileverHorlicks enters both the US and British lists, because it was being imported into the UK by 1890
Quote from: yereverluvinunclebert on December 09, 2021, 01:36:33 PMHor licks go far further back than that. The old question, how do you make a hormone?You don't pay her.Ovaltine could almost pop into the list
Quote from: Mercury Wells on March 05, 2022, 01:37:22 AMEcuador/S.American list:-Fioravanti (soft drink) Est. 1878(Has it reached NA yet?)
Quote from: Mercury Wells on March 06, 2022, 12:24:05 PMNA as in North America. (Next time, I'll just use "The US")
Quote from: Hurricane Annie on November 03, 2018, 01:22:00 AMhttps://taiken.co/single/the-origin-and-history-of-japanese-curry-rice
Quote from: Mercury Wells on April 23, 2022, 03:52:21 AMQuote from: Hurricane Annie on November 03, 2018, 01:22:00 AMhttps://taiken.co/single/the-origin-and-history-of-japanese-curry-ricePossibly due to my browser set up, the above address is now a "forbbiden 403" (why does the spelling of "forbbiden" look wrong to me. )