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invented them in America in 1927.They came to Britain in 1955
's first frozen foods went on sale in Springfield, Massachusetts.
The word Birds Eye is synonymous with the frozen food industry, originating with the inventor of quick freezing, Clarence Birdseye
, an early biological engineer.
"This modern advancement in food science and technology compares with Clarence Birdseye
's frozen foods, the microwave oven, and concentrated frozen juices" developed by U.S.
Sales of frozen food began in a small way in the 1860s, but the father of today's frozen food business was an American naturalist with the improbable name of Clarence Birdseye
. Intelligent and insatiably curious, at the age of ten he was trapping muskrats in Long Island and selling them to a customer in England and he later helped to pay his college fees by catching live frogs for the Bronx Zoo to feed to its reptiles.
Thanks to Clarence Birdseye
, frozen foods were introduced to retail customers more than 75 years ago.
In 1914, Clarence Birdseye
watched Eskimos freeze fish on the ice.
Yet while frozen foods had to await the marketing genius of Clarence Birdseye
in the 1930's and 1940's, ground meat found its apostle in a Midwestern businessman named "Billy" Ingram.
1912 Clarence Birdseye
goes to Newfoundland to trade animal pelts, but quickly becomes enamored of the way fish immediately froze after they were caught and remained flaky when thawed and cooked.
It's similar to the PAR light (from parabolic) or birdseye, which was invented by Clarence Birdseye
, an American who developed methods for quick-freezing foods.