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Heinz 57: A Sauce for the Ages

Starting the company from the ground up, Henry John Heinz formed the H.J. Heinz Company in 1876. Though he was trained as a brick layer he decided to go into the food industry. Being very aware of the power of … Continue reading

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Canola: the Canuck oil

Commonly used in cooking this oil can also be used as biodiesel. Canola is made largely from rapeseed. In the 1970’s Baldur Stefansson and Keith Downey of Canada were growing rapeseed that, when processed, resulted in an oil of low … Continue reading

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