What year was microwave popcorn invented?

Answer Percy Spencer of the Raytheon Company invented microwave popcorn in 1945. Spencer was the first to discover, by accident, that one could cook food using microwave radio signals. He called the first... Read More »

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What year was the first commercial microwave introduced?

It was the Raytheon Corporation that introduced the first commercial microwave in 1954. Named the 1161 Radarange, these large microwaves, housed in refrigerator-sized cabinets, were expensive. They... Read More »

Who invented microwave popcorn?

Percy Spencer invented microwave popcorn by accident in 1946. He stood by a magnetron, which is a tube that uses currents to create heat, and it melted chocolate in his pocket. So, he tried placing... Read More »

Who invented the microwave popcorn bag?

Percy L. Spencer invented the first microwave popcorn bag, and shortly afterward began working on the first microwave oven, or what was then called the "radar box," in 1945. It was not an intention... Read More »

Who invented microwave bacon?

A tool for microwaving bacon was first invented by then-eight-year-old Abigail ("Abbey") Fleck in 1993. Abigail and her dad created a dish that would allow bacon's fat to drip down into plastic con... Read More »