The first bread-slicing machine was invented by a jeweler by the name of Otto Frederick Rohwedder. He wanted a machine that could slice and wrap bread.
This Week in History: Invention of Sliced Bread
“Now that's the best thing since sliced bread!” Most are familiar with the decades-old expression above, but few can name the man who invented the.
This commercial bread-slicing machine was designed and manufactured in by Otto Frederick Rohwedder (). It was used to slice loaves of fresh bakery.
The idiom 'Greatest thing since sliced bread' means that something is the best and most useful innovation or development invented for a long time. Otto Rohwedder, an American engineer and inventor, started work on developing a bread slicing machine and after many setbacks produced a machine that sliced. The bread slicing machine came from Davenport Iowa as an invention of Otto Rohwedder. His first one from was lost in a fire but in he successfully.