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And the Winners are: The Fridge, Pasteurized Milk, and Tin Can

By September 8, 2013

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The Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science, has named the fridge, pasteurized milk, and the tin can as the three most significant inventions in the history of food and drink. Twenty inventions were listed by the Royal Society as being the most significant in culinary history under the following  criteria: accessibility, productivity, aesthetics, and health. The list was compiled by a group of Royal Society Fellows - including a Nobel Prize Winner. Photo Credit: LOC

The Top 20

  1. Pasteurisation / sterilisation
  2. Canning
  3. The oven
  4. Irrigation
  5. Threshing  machine/combine harvester
  6. Baking
  7. Selective breeding / strains
  8. Grinding / milling
  9. The plough
  10. Fermentation
  11. The fishing net
  12. Crop rotation
  13. The pot
  14. The knife
  15. Eating utensils
  16. The cork
  17. The barrel
  18. The microwave oven
  19. Frying
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