August 10th is National S’Mores Day!

Foodimentary - National Food Holidays

Today’s Chocolate,  graham crackers, and marshmallows facts:

  1. The Hershey Company makes more than 373 million HERSHEY’S Milk Chocolate bars a year.  That’s enough to make 746 million S’mores!
  2. HONEY MAID Graham Crackers were introduced in 1925 and are the leading brand of Graham Crackers in the U.S.
  3. Every HONEY MAID Graham Cracker is made with the goodness of 5 grams of whole grain per serving and real honey.
  4. Americans buy around 90 million pounds of marshmallows every year.
  5. Did you know? S’mores were ‘invented’ by the Girl Scouts

Today’s Food History

  • 1833 Chicago, Illinois, was incorporated as a village, its population was about 200.
  • 1889 Dan Rylands patented a screw cap for bottles. He was employed at the Hope Glass Works, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England.
  • 1917 Clara Peller was born. She is the actress who is famous for her Wendy’s TV commercial, “Where’s the beef?”
  • 1947 Ian Anderson of the music…

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