A Brief History of Food

Collection of processed foods including honey nut cheerios, club crackers, rice krispies, ketchup, cap'n crunch, and hershey's chocolate syrup

More Recent Times

What and how we eat has ties to our ancient ancestors, but what we commonly think of as food and cuisine is distinctly modern. Through the last few hundred years, the world has become a large mixing pot of foods, flavors, and cuisines. Urbanization and technological advancement has further transformed what we think of as food.