Drive-thru diners at two of Panera Bread café in greater Rochester, NY, will be greeted by a proprietary voice ordering AI tech called Tori, which has been developed by OpenCity to maximise efficiency and increase speed of orders.
The adoption of automation, the cheekily named Bruce Banner (nod to the Incredible Hulk) and Redzone has enabled Companion Baking to cement its role as a mid-size bread distributor, producing 150 SKUs daily despite its limited floor space.
The theme of innovation has truly been brought to the forefront of the baking industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Automated systems and equipment will provide businesses with a holistic solution to pandemic-related challenges and arm them an...
Most micro and minor weighing operations in bakery facilities across the globe are carried out by human operators. Jake Norman, head of Innovation at OAL notes that even after automating the bulk ingredients with silos, as much as 70% of the remaining...
Equipment manufacturers are investing ‘huge sums in R&D’ to enable bakers boost operational efficiency and develop application-specific products to meet exacting consumer demands, according to Global Market Insights.
Bells of Lazonby, a family bakery in Cumbria, UK, which supplies cakes, scones and artisan breads has secured funding from the Made Smarter Programme to automate its portioned cake with automated robot machinery.
A new alliance between a software developer and a intelligent weighing system manufacturer will help eliminate waste, save on time and increase product consistency and profitability for UK and Irish based bakers, according to the companies involved.
More state-of-the-art robot arms will soon be packing cheese in
Lincolnshire, the UK, providing more evidence that robots may cut
costs and provide a viable alternative to outsourcing for
Automated packaging developer Bradman Lake is launching its latest
robotic top load cartoner for throughputs of up to 300ppm, an
innovation that the group hopes will build on its international
A new automated solution that uses fieldbus network technology
gives manufacturers the opportunity to better control the food
process, claims developer Profibus. Fieldbus networks are already
used by many processors, and this trend...
Agroferm is planning the construction of a new production plant at
its Esbjerg site in Denmark for which Invensys APV will be
supplying the processing and engineering equipment - a move which
will make the company the largest Lysine...
Delta Systems, a leader in automation and motion control solutions,
is to supply Flowers Foods with an initial order for an automated
feeding and wrapping system. The equipment will be used in US-based
Flowers Snack's cakes division.