The Unlikely Success of Fish Sticks - Hakai
There are many curious facts about fish sticks. The invention of this frozen food warranted a US patent number, for instance: US2724651A. The record number of them stacked into a tower is 74. And, every year, a factory in Germany reportedly produces...
How marketers convinced America to eat fish sticks - The Hustle
There was never demand for fish sticks. But through a lot of savvy marketing and government assistance, they became an American staple anyway.
There is perhaps nothing more quintessentially American than the fish stick.
Broccoli is an edible green plant in the cabbage family (family Brassicaceae, genus Brassica) whose large flowering head and stalk is eaten as a vegetable. The word broccoli comes from the Italian plural of broccolo, which means "the flowering crest of a cabbage".