One day in the future, you will be able to buy hot fresh bread from a robot. Introducing the Breadbot, the fully automated machine is an house bakery that makes a loaf in six minutes without any baker. Wilkinson Baking Company, the maker of the Breadbot, can bake 235 pieces of bread a day. The Breadbot is more of a spectacle for entertainment.
Let’s just hope the Breadbot does not get a call from Skynet.
“Bread is a staple of American life. But in most supermarkets today, it has lost its emotional connection with the shopper,” CEO Randall Wilkinson said in a statement. “In the age of home delivery, The BreadBot attracts consumers back to the store because it delivers fresh, delicious bread that is produced with theatre and engagement.”
Fun Fact: The first bread-maker was invented by freed Roman slave Marcus Virgilius Euryasaces in the first century. Powered by a donkey or horse walking in circles, it kneaded dough in a basin.