Lecture no. 16 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
The modern food industry appeared during the Industrial Revolution as advancements in canning and refrigeration allowed for the long-term storage of fruits and vegetables and the preservation of meat. These advancements transformed the American marketplace, redefined the cultural meaning of “home,” and laid the groundwork for the range of year-round products in today’s grocery stores.