Tag: failed food inventions

How did toaster bacon not take off?

Bacon, cooked crispy, in your toaster. That is such a brilliant idea. You might be thinking “why didn’t anybody invent this before?” Well. They did. In the 60s. And it failed to make it to market. The company pulled it after initial trials citing such obstacles as “ruined toasters” and “fire hazards.”

Picture credit: Dave’s Cupboard

It’s almost worth inventing a time machine for. But you don’t have to. Here’s the patent submission for the toaster package. Make your own.