Vollrath Company’s New SerVue Touchless Refrigerated Slide-In Revolutionizes the Salad Bar Serving Line Experience and Setup

June 7, 2023 Vollrath Company

The Vollrath Company, a leader in the foodservice equipment industry, introduced the next generation of serving line fabricator components. The SerVue™ touchless refrigerated slide-in uses sensors to automatically dispense the desired amount of food from self-contained canisters replacing the open-air design of a traditional salad bar.

Picadeli, AI In-Store Salad Bar Concept, Partners with Schnucks to Bring ‘Smart Salad Bar’ to 22 Locations

March 21, 2023 Picadeli

Picadeli, a leading food tech company dedicated to driving traffic into retail and grocery through its ‘smart salad bar’ experience, today announced its continued expansion in the U.S. through the launch of its partnership with Schnuck Markets, Inc., a third and fourth generation, family-owned grocery retailer committed to nourishing people’s lives.

Don’t Overlook Foodservice-at-Retail in the Path Forward

If you told me this time last year that the salad bar would be just a memory and that there would be a run on yeast for homemade bread, I would have thought that you might have imbibed too much spiked eggnog or stayed up too late wrapping presents.

Grocers Pulling Out Stops to Keep Salad Bars Going

Grocery stores are doing whatever it takes — including deploying robots — to save their lucrative salad bars from becoming a relic of pre-pandemic shopping.

Retail So Long, Salad Bar: Grocers Get Creative, Consider Robots to Revive Prepared Food Amid Pandemic

June 23, 2020 Melissa Repko, CNBC

Grocery stores have shut down self-serve salad bars during the pandemic. They’ve taken away displays of fresh olives and dips. And they’ve replaced giant kettles of ready-to-ladle hot soup with sealed to-go containers.