sweetgreen Pilots Automation at New Store

May 12, 2023 sweetgreen

sweetgreen, the mission-driven restaurant brand serving healthy food at scale, announced the opening of its first restaurant powered by automation, accelerating the industry’s adoption of advanced technology and taking steps toward the future of dining. The pilot store, located in Naperville, IL, debuts new technology called the sweetgreen Infinite Kitchen, designed to enhance the customer experience and food quality, with a focus on fresh ingredients, fast service, and friendly hospitality.

Bedford Industries Introduces New Produce Automation

October 21, 2022 Bedford Industries

Bedford Industries is set to introduce Tag Tyer™, its new produce automation solution. The revolutionary machine was designed to eliminate hand application of twist ties, tags and Bedford’s own Bib Ties®.

Picnic Works and Minnow Technologies Create Partnership to Bring Enhanced Automation Solutions to Foodservice Industry

August 22, 2022 Picnic Works

Picnic Works, a Seattle-based developer of kitchen automation technology, today announced a partnership with Minnow Technologies, a neighboring Seattle IoT startup that has developed the Pickup Pod™, a self-service pickup solution for foodservice operators. The partnership leverages the expertise of both companies to help commercial kitchens, stadiums, large franchises, universities, and commercial food service providers envision and enable end-to-end food automation services. This includes a focus on mobile and kiosk ordering, automated food assembly, and secure contactless pickup solutions.

Bakery Intelligence: AMF Bakery Systems’ Smart Applicator

June 30, 2022 AMF Bakery Systems

In products such as pizzas that require multi-stage assembly, the complexity of the production process can often lead to ingredient wastage and give-away. But now, thanks to AMF’s Bakery Intelligence solutions, there is a way to minimize waste and ensure optimal results with minimum operator intervention.

Middleby Acquires Proxaut, Innovator of Industry-Leading Automation Solutions

June 29, 2022 Middleby

The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) today announced the acquisition of Proxaut, a leading manufacturer of Auto Guided Vehicles (AGVs) for the food industry and industrial processing companies. The company is based in Italy near Bologna with approximately $15 million USD in annual sales.