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Joe Baker

Could an AI-powered ‘smart bin’ help reduce food waste at restaurants?

A UK start-up has developed technology designed to track food being thrown away using the power of AI.

Ask the experts: what are the biggest challenges facing casual dining?

With a recent report pointing to a decline in casual dining restaurants in the UK, we find out from suppliers, tech providers and foodservice companies what challenges the sector faces this year.  

Order up: the technology trends powering takeaways in 2019

From virtual assistant ordering to meals helicoptered in by drone, the global takeaway delivery market is in the midst of a tech revolution. How is the development of new technologies helping bring food to the consumers’ doorstep?

High labour costs to impact JD Wetherspoon profits in 2019

Despite strong sales over Christmas, pub operator JD Wetherspoon has revealed its pre-tax profits for the first half of the financial year will be down on 2018 due to higher costs.