Apple patented a pizza box idea and it’s as extra as you’d expect

Apple is well known, and mocked, for their minimalistic designs that endeavour to fulfil a role in your life that you didn’t even know you needed to be filled. The iPhone, iPad, and anything else with a lowercase i in front of it has revolutionised the technology industry and Apple’s impact on the modern world is glaringly obvious.

Now they’re turning their attention to the humblest of mankind’s inventions, the pizza box. According to an in-depth look at Apple’s breathtaking new campus by Wired,  in addition to state-of-the-art facilities, an alien like aluminium design and some of the smartest tech nerds in the galaxy, the new “Apple Park” campus will also be home to an extremely special pizza container found only in the realms of Apple’s new metallic spaceship.

The container, which differs from normal pizza boxes because of its circular design and snazzy ventilation holes along the lid, was designed partly by Apple’s head of food services Francesco Longoni. Longoni aspired to provide the Apple workforce with a container designed to keep the crust from getting soggy for the optimum pizza-eating experience.

Besides the handy perforated lid, which ensures workers will receive a crisp crust when it arrives at their pods, a number of other features are hidden in this testament to human accomplishment. The base of the container is lined with elevated rings, providing an air gap between the pizza and the material, the sidewalls are also fortified to prevent any disasters happening to your pie while it’s on the way.


Unfortunately, if you’re keen to get your hands on the pizza box of the future you’ll have to make a trip to Apple’s new campus. In the meantime, you could try to replicate the Cali tech giant’s latest offering by jamming a few holes in the top of your $5 value pizza’s box.

Source: Munchies

Image: Apple


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