1993 "First Edition" stated on copyright page; Longmeadow Press publishers, Stamford, CT; large square hardbound in vivid blue boards with ivory lettering along spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket quite good with minor edge wear and a small tear on back - repaired and hard to see.
Offers brief histories of American foods and their manufacturers, including cereals, breads, coffee, frozen foods, snacks, canned foods, rice, baking products, soft drinks, candy, condiments, meat, and cookies.
From Dust Jacket -
More Twinkies were sold this year than Madonna and Paul Simon's records combined. And yet much more is known about these personalities than America's favorite sponge-cake treat. So forget Gourmet magazine and the nouvelle cuisine. At last there's a book about the foods Americans really eat - Popsicles, Birds Eye frozen vegetables, Sun-Maid raisins, and Dr. Pepper...