In this edition: robotics in the QSR sector, Covid-19's lasting impact on consumer attitudes to food, automation in US meat processing and much more.
Belgian start-up that connects the restaurants with online food delivery companies Deliverect has raised €16.25m ($17.67m) in Series B funding round.
Dragontail Systems, a software company that caters to the restaurant and foodservice industry, has expanded to the US market.
Colombia-based Rappi, backed by Japan’s Softbank, has started trialling robot food deliveries amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.
US-based restaurant management technology company Toast has decided to reduce its workforce by 50% due to the economic impact of Covid-19 pandemic.
According to GlobalData’s 2019 Q3 global consumer survey, 61% of consumers are interested, and actively buy products that help 'save time and effort'.
On-demand food delivery service Foodora Canada has partnered with Tiny Mile to explore artificially intelligent delivery services.
The five-day working week may become a footnote in our history of industrialisation, like child chimney sweeps once common in the UK.
As the self-driving car revolution chugs along, it appears that the British public isn’t quite ready to take things into second gear.