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Because of the way foods are mass harvested, factory processed and packaged in the States, the FDA has to allow food companies to include a certain number of “defects” in the final products.
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Whether you are staying in the Midlands or nearby Underberg area, or just feel like getting out of town for the day for a meander through the green valleys and along the country roads of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, make sure to pop into any one of these terrific and highly recommended foodie finds along your way… 375 more words
It all started at 79 Jefferson Street in Memphis, Tennessee. On Sept. 6, 1916, Clarence Saunders opened Piggly Wiggly, the nation’s first self-service grocery store. It was a novelty at the time, letting customers gather their own goods from the shelves rather than the then-standard practice of presenting an order to a grocery clerk who would then collect the staples, but it quickly became the model for the industry. 790 more words
Most Memphians, whether it be through Piggly Wiggly or the Pink Palace, are at least somewhat familiar with Clarence Saunders. Famous in his own time for inventing the self-service grocery store in 1916, Saunders quite literally revolutionized grocery shopping. 111 more words