Marmite: A potted history of the British-born spread

Marmite: A potted history of the British-born spread
 

Panic spread across the UK as it emerged that the much-loved yeast extract Marmite was at risk of being removed from the nation's supermarket shelves. But what is the story behind this most British of brands?
The product that has been loved and hated around the world for more than 100 years was actually discovered by chance by a German scientist called Justus Liebig.
In the late 19th Century Liebig stumbled across the delicious realisation that brewer's yeast could be concentrated then eaten. Yum.
Not long after, in 1902, the Marmite Food Company was founded in Burton-upon-Trent,... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Business, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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