Popular Mechanics (South Africa)
4 JUNE 1957
Push-button Bakery Turns Out 10 000 Loaves Per Hour
Who doesn’t love a freshly baked loaf of bread? Well, this article in the late ’50s investigated the Langendorf bread plant in Los Angeles, a $2 500 000 facility capable of baking up to 10 000 loaves an hour. An illustration showed the process, including how a ‘120-foot oven bakes the loaves at 400°F for 22 minutes’.