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History


1910s

The Early Years
It began with a vision

1915

1915
While in China from 1915 until 1927, Carl observes the poor health of the people and makes a correlation between nutrition, health and lifestyle.

1919
Before returning to China, Carl spends time learning the nutritional value of milk. At Carnation's research facility, he notes that dairy cattle thrive when fed exclusively on alfalfa. He believes alfalfa is an ideal food source and seeks a way to make it digestible in the human body.