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SFA News Live: Le Bread Xpress

SFA News Live
March 10, 2020 

Le Bread Xpress founder and CEO Benoit Herve speaks with SFA News Live about the company’s microbakery “Bake Xpress” and how it differentiates itself from a normal vending machine. They also discuss increasing consumer desire to know the ingredients of food products.   Read More >>


New Bake Xpress Robot Vending Machine Makes Croissants and Pizzas

The Spoon
January 30, 2020 

One of the big surprises from my food robot tour of San Francisco last year was just how delicious the bread from the Le Bread Xpress’ eponymous vending machine was. For $4 and a 90 second wait, you got a light and buttery baguette warmed to perfection.  Read More >>


A Baguette Vending Machine Exists & The Options In It Are Seemingly Endless

Bustle
March 15, 2019 

If you’re wondering when the future is, the answer is now. If you’re wondering where the future is, the answer is wherever this baguette vending machine is located. So, San Francisco and 120 spots in France. Read more >>

 


Exclusive interview with founder & CEO of Le Bread Xpress, creator of the baguette vending machine

Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery
November 21, 2017 

Le Bread Xpress, a baguette vending machine that originally was tested in France, is now up and running in the U.S. The machines currently have two locations, both in San Francisco, and they partially bake the baguettes on their own.

We were able to speak with Benoit Herve, the CEO and founder of Le Bread Xpress, about the machines. Read more >>


Rejoice: There Is Now a Baguette Vending Machine

The Daily Meal | 9 August 2016

We have pizza, burrito, and cupcake vending machines, so why not baguettes?The latest convenience of carbs comes from a micro bakery called Le Bread Xpress, which has opened several locations in San Francisco that distribute piping-hot, fresh French bread to hungry passers-by.  Read More >>

 


Bake Xpress, from Le Bread Xpress

Vending Market Watch
January 15, 2020 

Bake Xpress, a Le Bread Xpress micro-bakery machine, stores, bakes and delivers on-demand gourmet pizza, croissants, quiche and pastries.  Read More >>


San Francisco Baguette Vending Machines Are Spitting Out Fresh Cooked Bread

Food & Wine
August 9, 2016

America’s first “pizza ATM” was making all the headlines last week (despite not really being an ATM at all), but San Francisco has shown that Italian fare isn’t the only cuisine that can be co-opted for American use in vending machine form. The Bay Area recently became the first city in the US to get its hands on a device that’s been popular in France for a while: a baguette vending machine.  Read More >>


Le Bread Xpress To Present At 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show

SFGATE
January 18, 2018 

Each year people from all over the country and Bay Area attend the Specialty Food Association’s Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. The popular event showcases food artisans, entrepreneurs, and importers and has helped to launch such famous brands as Ben & Jerry’s and Honest Tea. This winter the hot new “it product” Le Bread Xpress will be presenting their upscale vending solution at the convention.  Read more >>

 

Le Bread Xpress To Present At 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show

SFGATE
January 18, 2018 

Each year people from all over the country and Bay Area attend the Specialty Food Association’s Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. The popular event showcases food artisans, entrepreneurs, and importers and has helped to launch such famous brands as Ben & Jerry’s and Honest Tea. This winter the hot new “it product” Le Bread Xpress will be presenting their upscale vending solution at the convention.  Read more >>

 


There’s a vending machine for baguettes in San Francisco. It beat a bakery in our blind taste test

SFGATE
March 12, 2019 

I’m going to be honest: This story did not end up the way I thought it would. In my continuing quest to eat food and get paid to do it (as well as do reconnaissance work for the impending robot takeover), I took a Muni train to Stonestown Galleria near San Francisco State, not to shop at H&M or Sephora, but pick up some fresh bread.

Tucked inside the mall is a large vending machine called “Le Bread Xpress.” You swipe your card or insert cash and, in 20 to 30 seconds, the machine spits out a warm baguette. Read more >>

 


Le Bread Xpress Brings France’s Artisan Robotic Baker To Silicon Valley

Forbes
November 9, 2017 

Finding freshly baked artisan bread even in the San Francisco Bay Area, which was recently crowned the culinary capital of the U.S. with more Michelin-starred restaurants than New York City, is still a challenge, more so 24 hours a day!

This is the multi-million dollars opportunity that the founder and CEO of Le Bread Xpress, Benoit Herve, decided to tackle with his high-tech vending machine: A micro-bakery that can be installed at retail stores, malls, companies or universities and delivers 24/7, in 20 seconds or less, freshly baked artisan breads. Read More >>


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Video Library

News Interview
CBS San Francisco
July 31, 2016


Le Bread Xpress Promo Video
Le Bread Xpress
April 24, 2016


Le Bread Express AJ+
Le Bread Xpress/AJ+
November 10, 2017


Le Bread Xpress at the San Francisco Fancy Food Show
Le Bread Xpress
January 20, 2020


NBC Interview
NBC San Francisco
December 21, 2016


Le Bread Express Introduction
France 2 Journal
January 21, 2016


Introducing Bake Xpress
Le Bread Xpress
February 17, 2019


Le Bread Xpress Review
Jason Jose
March 16, 2019