The first issue of Life Magazine for 1955 was devoted to food, with articles on a variety of related topics from 30 foot lettuce harvesting machines that saved management money (“even with cheap labor”), to recipes, to ways to cut down kitchen work (presumably, this is where “labor” saves money), to bold plans for the future. There’s even a photo spread by Margaret Bourke-White, mostly aerial views. I found quite a bit of interesting material in this issue.
Since my last post was on sugar, let’s see what they had to say about the white magic powder:
The value of cheaper sugar certainly can’t be minimalized, can it? And Sugar Information, Inc. would be there to pass the word along. It’s fun to connect the dots.