Food & History: September 6
1800 Catherine Esther Beecher born, author of the first cookbook written for an American audience titled Miss Beecher’s Domestic Receipt Book.
1888 Brahma beer introduced in Brazil, they were the 5th largest brewery in the world in 2013.
1899 Carnation begins producing evaporated milk.
1916 Clarence Saunders founds the Piggly Wiggly grocery store chain in Memphis, Tennessee.
2004 Belgian Interbrew merges with Brazilian brewer Ambev to form InBev, the world’s largest brewer by volume.