The global foodservice industry experienced a 35% drop in social media posts on robotics in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for McDonald’s, according to GlobalData’s analysis of social media posts. GlobalData’s Robotics in Foodservice thematic intelligence report assesses the impact of robotics on the foodservice value chain, it discusses the current landscape, key players, and the opportunities for the use of robotics in the future. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Covid-19 was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q1 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions ahead of innovation and robotics, according to GlobalData.

Of the 50 leading companies in the foodservice industry, McDonald's had the most mentions of robotics in Q1 2023. GlobalData identified 492 robotics-related posts in the industry's social media activity - 0.24% of all posts - and a decrease of 35% in Q1 2023 compared with Q4 2022.

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