Helping Bakers Meet Demand for Veg-Based and Gluten-Free Pizzas

April 29, 2022 AMF Bakery Systems

As a category that hasn’t seen significant innovation since the invention of the stuffed crust, pizza is currently experiencing an alternative-dough revolution. As more people seek to add low-carb, healthier baked goods to their diets, vegetable-based and gluten-free options are gaining a growing share of pizza buyers’ attention. And it’s a trend that’s set to take off in 2022.

Oddlygood Plant-Based Mozzarella from Finland Expands to U.S. Pizzerias

March 25, 2022 Oddlygood

Oddlygood’s plant-based Mozzarella-style cheese alternatives from Finland are starting to land atop pizzas in the U.S.  Known for its great taste and meltability, the cheese alternative is now available at five pizzerias in New York State and via five East Coast distributors.

Picnic Works Expands Team to Automate the Future of Food

March 14, 2022 Picnic Works

Picnic Works, Seattle-based innovator of food automation technology, today announced several important growth milestones. With increased customer demand for its automated kitchen equipment, Picnic made several key executive level hires and grew by more than 83% in 2021 to help kitchens lower costs through robotic automation and human innovation.

Chartwells Higher Education is First to Bring the Picnic Automated Pizza Station to a College Campus

February 9, 2022 Chartwells Higher Education

Chartwells Higher Education, a recognized leader in contract food service management, today announced a partnership with Picnic, a food automation company. Chartwells and Picnic are the first to bring the world’s first pizza assembly station to a college campus dining facility, helping Texas A&M Dining reduce food waste while using cost-effective technology to create pizzas on campus.

Basil Street Partners with Celestica to Meet Strong Placement Demand 

September 13, 2021 Basil Street

To meet the current demand and in anticipation of its nationwide rollout slated for Fall 2021, Basil Street announced a partnership with Celestica, a leader in design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions for the world’s most innovative companies. Celestica will provide manufacturing solutions as part of a mass-market introduction and distribution of Basil Street’s innovative automated brick-oven style pizza kitchens (APKs) to locations across the country.