Pan American Exposition - Kato Coffee

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Buffalo's 1901 Pan-American Exposition, like other fairs and expos, was used as a marketing tool to unveil new products. Most of us know that the Pan-Am featured electricity, as alternating current allowed for the power of Niagara Falls to be used to make Buffalo the City of Light. Another contemporary invention 'unveiled' at the Pan-Am was instant coffee. Several inventors and chemists had laid claim to instant coffee, and Satori Kato of Chicago was amongst them, and brought it to Buffalo to show it on the world stage of the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.

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