Why Is There A Three-Month Waiting List For This $350 Toaster?

Why Is There A Three-Month Waiting List For This $350 Toaster?
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Balmuda is a hybrid device that uses a combination of steam and heat to create the perfect piece of toast

Azalea Pena
  • 11 november 2016

Want a Balmuda Toaster? Prepare to wait three months to get your hands on it. This unique device uses steam and heats bread like you’ve never seen before.

Balmuda, a Japanese company, is the brainchild behind this one-of-a-kind appliance. In a company outing, Balmuda CEO Gen Terao realized that to make the best toasts, there should be steam. And so, the Balmuda Toaster uses 5ml of water for every toasting mode. The combination of the steam and the auto-controlled heaters make for a crispy exterior and a moist interior of the toast.

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