History of Fermentation

  • Period: 200 to

    History of Fermentation

  • 201

    The use of fermentation

    The fermentation to make bread rise and to produce acholic beverages is as old as the development of agriculture as itself, which most scholars date back to about 8000 B.C
  • 220

    Chinese fermentation

    Chinese fermentation
    The Chinese used fermented soybean curd to treat a variety of illnesses as early as 220 B.C
  • Theodor Schwann

    Theodor Schwann
    Theodor Schwann concluded that fermentation is the result of living things.
  • Louis Pasteur

    Louis Pasteur
    Louis Pasteur was determined that fermentation is caused by yeast.
  • Eduard Buchner

    Received Nobel Peace Prize for showing the enzymes in yeast cells, not yeast cells themselves.
  • Arthur Harden and HansEuler-Chelpin

    Arthur Harden and HansEuler-Chelpin
    Harden an Euler-Chelpin won the Nobel Peace Prize for their work. This is the picture of Athur Harden.
  • Antibiotics

    By the 1940's technology was developed to use fermentation as antibiotics.