A brief history of sliced bread  JUL 23 2012

We often describe inventions as being the best thing since sliced bread, but most of us don't know much about that particular slice of history. Otto Rohwedder created the first commercial bread-slicer and the Chillicothe Baking Company put it to use in 1928. A local reporter explained that, "one realizes instantly that here is a refinement that will receive a hearty and permanent welcome." Here's a brief history of sliced bread.

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