Science: Food Bullets

When the Russians rolled them over, some of the dead Germans were seen to have little colored packets that looked like hotel soap. At first the Russians thought they were some kind of ersatz soap, then they were found to be foods—revolutionary tablet foods so long the favorite of popular science prophets. That was last year.

This year the revolution in foodstuffs has reached Connecticut. Where the Boston Post Road sweeps up over a hill into Greenwich, tablet foods are clacking out of packaging machines in what was once a huge, swank automobile salesroom....

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