Monday, January 1, 2018

Henry Drushel Perky

He was an entrepreneur, explorer, lawyer, teacher and inventor of shredded wheat. Henry Drushel Perky born 7th December 1843 Saltcreek township, Homes County, Ohio died 29th June 1906. Perky studied law, was admitted to the bar in Nebraska and elected to the Nebraska State Senate.

In 1892 Perky figured out how to boil an reconstitute wheat into a palatable form, and which his partner, machinist William Henry Ford, they invented the machine shreds whole wheat into crisp packets. It is the first package breakfast cereal.

Perky then set-up a manufacturing operation for shredded in Niagara Falls. He established the Cereal Machine Company in 1895 and promoted his product through a Denver restaurant where every dish on the menu included some form of the cereal.
Henry Drushel Perky
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Popular Posts

Other articles

  • It is one of the very good ornamental species and very popular. Kaufmann’s tulip is name after a governor general of Turkestan. It is sometimes known as th...
  • Vitamin K actually comes in three different forms: First, there’s vitamin K1, or phylloquinone. Phylloquinone is ubiquitously distributed in plants, green l...
  • There are numerous reports of websites and databases being hacked into, and security holes in software. Users consistently rank reliability and security as...
  • Self-categorization theory was developed by John Turner and his students and grew out of the social identity tradition that he had been involved in develop...

Oxford Biographies

Latest posts in Business History