Robots in the Food Service Industry

The future of fresh, fast food is in robotics. In the not-so-distant future, robotic food automation systems will line the checkout areas and hallways of our major retailers, food courts, airport terminals, hospitals and universities.

Seafood Processors Turning to Robotics And Automation

New developments in robotics - including smart robotics, collaborative automation, and similar technology - may be essential for processors handling these modern challenges.

Case Study: A Coffee with the Robot

A company from Baden (region in Germany) claims to revolutionize the coffee-to-go gastronomy with its robotic coffee solution. With its gripper for handling coffee cups, the Zimmer Group is making an important contribution to this.

Karakuri unveils its first robotic canteen set to change the global food and hospitality industry

The UK robotics firm secures an additional £6.5m investment to develop ways to bring the fourth industrial revolution to the food industry

White Castle to Expand Implementations with Miso Robotics and Target Up to 10 New Locations Following Pilot

The world's first fast-food chain signs on for additional deployments of autonomous kitchen assistant - Flippy - to improve customer and team member experience in 'new normal'

Putting Food Safety First With Robots - Could Robots Lead the Fight Against Contamination in Food Production Lines?

The CDC reports that around 70 per cent of all foodborne diseases are caused by contaminated individuals. How can food manufacturers better manage the risks that human workers pose to food quality and safety?

New Robotic Grippers Transforming the Food Sector

While traditional robotics systems have successfully served the food sector for many years in palletizing (and some packaging) applications, it is only in recent years that it has become possible for robots to handle delicate food items directly.

Covid-19 Impact on Food Automation and Robotics Market

The current trend of automation has witnessed the development of new technologies that are capable of providing end-to-end automation for the production of certain processed foods.

Food Safety in Large Scale Picking of Produce

We've talked with many customers who struggled with the cleaning and waste associated with vacuum-based EOAT systems. The air these systems use to attach to a food item is sucked back into the device - and along with it, food particles.

Engineered to the Last Pour

Where motion is the key to a great cup of coffee, duplicating the precision and reliability of the motion of a person's hand, wrist, and elbow require a unique robotic design.

Domino's® and Nuro Partner to Bring Autonomous Pizza Delivery to Houston

Domino's and Nuro are joining forces on autonomous pizza delivery using the custom unmanned vehicle known as the R2. The global leader in pizza delivery will use Nuro's unmanned fleet to serve select Houston Domino's customers who place orders online later this year.

Yanu - The Robot Bartender

The robot has three docks to serve customers and can hold 50 one liter bottles of alcohol or other cocktail components. Inside the machine is hidden a soft drink machine that delivers up to 8 different cooled soft drinks.

Zume Pizza lands $48 million in funding for robotic pizza delivery

Greg Nichols for ZDNet: The process begins on a robotic assembly line in a centralized kitchen, but pizzas finish cooking in ovens inside of trucks en route to delivery.

How Robotics Will Change the Food Industry

Quora via Forbes: I think we'll see this across industries where basic tasks that can be easily automated eventually will be, and it will pave the way for a workforce that is more productive and efficient.

Cafe X Robotic Barista

From LAUNCH Festival 2016:   CafeX unveils fully automated robotic cafe at Launch Festival; companion iOS & Android app will allow users to order drinks prior to arrival; works w/ local coffee growers in ea mkt; cafe is ~60 sq ft & is open 24 hrs/day.  

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