Invention of Pre sliced Bread

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Invention of Pre sliced Bread

Invention of Pre sliced Bread

Melissa Avery

Pre sliced bread was invented in 1928 when Otto Frederick Rohwedder's creation of the bread slicer. At first manny large corporations scoffed at the invention, assuming that it was completely fine to continue selling whole loaves and consumers cutting the bread themselves. However, the Chillicothe Baking Co. (Chillicothe, Missouri)had faith in this new idea and incorporated Otto's bread slicer into their factory and in 1928 put the first pre sliced loaf of bread on the shelf. Consumers became enthralled and the bread quickly gained popularity and by 1929 almost every baking company in the United States was selling pre sliced bread.

Otto Rowhedder's bread slicer in the Chillicothe Baking Co.'s factory.

Otto demonstrating his bread slicer.

Announcement for the sale of presliced bread in stores.

The original Chillicothe Baking Co. factory


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  • Sessler5 6 years ago

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    Great layout and great informantion. Keep up the good work

  • Sessler3 6 years ago

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    wow really cool poster, you have to wonder what was the greatest thing before sliced bread.

  • Sessler8 6 years ago

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    This is the greatest thing since sliced bread.

  • Sessler11 6 years ago

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    good subject it was very interesting to learn about bread. great use of picture and captions.

  • Sessler2 6 years ago

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    It's pretty good, but it could have been butter. (Very nice glog, lots of great pictures and information.)

  • Sessler13 6 years ago

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    interesting topic and good information on this topic

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