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Choppers To Cheetos: AOC On The Side of Chester Cheetah

AOC Post War Diversify

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#1 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 18 November 2019 - 03:48 PM

 

"Back in the WWII era, the military poured money into finding ways to dehydrate foods. Specifically, cheese. From the longer shelf life to the lighter weight, cheese powder was a smash hit — and also a key ingredient in Cheetos!

In 1948 Frito‑Lay (then the Frito Company) introduced their first cheesy snack cracker, which contained the same Wisconsin cheddar that the army put in its dehydrated products. That cheese dust has some serious history!

 

From Popular Science article  October, 1943

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"Early in January 1942, John Cornelius Donnelly (who started his experiments in food compression/dehydration in 1936)  heard through a friend that the Auto-Ordnance Company, 1 Wall Street New York, makers of those famous submachine guns known as "tommy guns," had established a research and development division to seek new products  for the postwar era.

"With the signing of his contract, the Auto-Ordnance Company took over a fairly pretentious sales building of the Ford and Lincoln agency  in Greenwich, Conn., in which to install their food-compression/dehydration laboratory."

"In charge of this laboratory, Donnelly became the chief of a staff of 10, including a chemist, physicist, bacteriologist, mechanical engineer, and six laboratory assistants. His financial troubles were ended.  The Auto-Ordnance Company and officials of the Du Pont corporation, promoting the use of cellophane as a substitute packaging material for tin, interested Federal officials in fostering the new compression/dehydration industry."

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#2 Taliaferro

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Posted 19 November 2019 - 07:43 AM

Here he is with Maguire.

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#3 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 24 November 2019 - 02:28 PM

Taliaferro,

 

Thanks for the excellent pic! 

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TSMG also a part of this Breakfast Of Champions

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#4 robbo

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Posted 24 November 2019 - 11:38 PM

oh heck, I thought this post was about that Democrat gal from NY who has the same initials.  :blink: Robbo


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#5 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 06:48 PM

oh heck, I thought this post was about that Democrat gal from NY who has the same initials.  :blink: Robbo

 

While this thread is about Maguire's AOC and cheese that goes crunch, Brooklyn AOC did desecrate the cereal that goes crunch.

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