• In 1840

    Schwann concluded that fermentation is the result of living things
  • In 1854

    The french chemist Louis Pasteur determined that fermentation is caused by yeast
  • In 1907

    A German scientist named Eduard Buchner recieved the Nobel Prize for showing the enzymes in yeast cells, not in yeast cells themselves, cause fermentation
  • In 1929

    Arthur Harden and Hans Euler-Cheplin won the nobel peace proze for their work
  • In the 1940s

    Technology was developed to use fermentation to produce antibiotics
  • In 8000

    The use of fermentation to make bread rise and to produce alcoholic beverages is as the development of agriculture
  • In 220 BC

    The chinese started using fermented tea to treat a variety of illnesses