Food & History: March 12

Food & History: March 12

1893  Christian Kent Nelson born, inventor of the Eskimo Pie.

1894  Coca Cola was first bottled by Joseph A. Biedenham. Previously it was only mixed to order at the soda fountain.

1929  Asa Griggs Candler dies, a wholesale druggist who purchased the formula for Coca-Cola from John S. Pemberton, an Atlanta pharmacist, for $2,300. He sold the company in 1919 for $25 million.


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