Food For Thought: Stories of African Americans who've made innovations in the food industry

Food For Thought
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94.7 The Wave celebrates Black History Month with Vons, Albertsons and Pavilions and a special audio series called Food For Thought.

Listen to 94. 7 The Wave to hear the stories of African Americans who have made innovations in the food industry, such as:

Nathaniel Green - the first black master distiller for Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whisky

Abby Fisher - credited for publishing the first cookbook authored by an African American Woman

Alfred Cralle - inventor of the ice cream scoop

George “Crum” Speck - credited for inventing the potato chip

George Washington Carver - “The Father of the Peanut Industry”

Edna Lewis - chef and cookbook author who laid the foundation for the farm-to- table movement.

Frederick McKinley Jones - inventor of the first automatic refrigeration system for long- haul trucks.

And more for Black History Month on 94.7 The Wave!!!

We want to thank Vons, Albertsons and Pavilions for supporting Black History Month and FOOD FOR THOUGHT with 94.7 The Wave. Visit your local Vons, Albertsons or Pavilions to experience food differently.

Featured Image Photo Credit: Food For Thought