Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Chillicothe to showcase history of sliced bread during Sliced Bread Day on Saturday

(Missourinet) – On July 7, 1928, the Chillicothe Baking Company in northwest Missouri became the first commercial bakery in recorded history to have bread mechanically cut into uniform slices. The invention, developed by Otto Rohwedder of Iowa, revolutionized the baking world. To celebrate the 90-year milestone, the town of Chillicothe is gearing up for its […]

Sliced Bread Mural

A myriad of activities on tap for Sliced Bread Day in Chillicothe Saturday, July 7th

A leader in yeast and bakery ingredient solutions sponsors Sliced Bread Day in Chillicothe Saturday, July 7th. AB Mauri North America sponsors the event celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Chillicothe Baking Company being the first commercial bakery in the United States to offer machine-sliced bread for sale. Multiple activities are planned for Sliced Bread […]

Sliced Bread Mural

Large slate of activities scheduled for Sliced Bread Day 90th Year Celebration in Chillicothe

Multiple activities will be held as part of the Sliced Bread Day 90th Year Celebration in Chillicothe in July. Chillicothe Area Arts Council Administrator Mary Lou VanDeventer says a tentative schedule has been released for the celebration July 7th and 8th. The Grand River Museum plans to hold a bread contest with State Representative Rusty […]