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Smith editor [Oxford University Press: New York] 2004, volume 1 (p.57) "In 1867, Henri Nestle, a pharmacist, was asked by a friend to make something for an infant who could not digest fresh cow's milk...By the next year it was being manufactured and sold in London by the Liebig's Registered Concentrated Milk Company and within a year after that it had migrated to the United States.

This granular brown powder was the first instant weaning food.Peoples of all times and places have been feeding their babies.With the exception of mother's (or wet nurse's) milk, what was served and how it was made, was a function of culture, cuisine and economic status.If indeed foods were constituted of protein, carbohydrates, and fats, could these nutrients not be combined into a replica of mother's milk?Thus, in 1867 the Baron introduced Liebig's Soluble Food for Babies in the European market.

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