Chillicothe’s Sliced Bread Day Gets National Sponsor

The Sliced Bread Day in Chillicothe has a national sponsor.  AB Mauri North America, the owner of the iconic Fleischmann’s Yeast brand, is sponsoring Sliced Bread Day in Chillicothe.

Rick Oleshak, vice president of marketing, AB Mauri North America says “We take sliced bread for granted but this was a huge leap forward for bakers in the early 20th century,” He says “Any way you slice it, this is a part of American and baking history, and we’re proud to lend our support.”

A full day of activities is planned to mark the 90th anniversary starting with a French toast breakfast, followed by a 5K run. In addition to a parade through the city center, a bread-baking contest, historic preservation display and live music performances are planned. The celebration culminates with a firework display in Simpson Park.

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