Hold on to your blue boxes and your viscous yellow liquids! This blog series will take you on a wild ride through the history, politics, science, and culture of processed cheese, including the origins of factory cheese, the rise of James L. Kraft, and the miracle of milk protein concentrate. If you haven't been keeping up with the intriguing story, here's a link to last week's post on J.L. Kraft.
James Lewis Kraft hit the dairy jackpot in 1914 when he arrived at his magical formula for sterilized, process cheese. As James explains in the patent he filed in 1916: