With an estimated worth of 2.1 billion Euro by 2022, robotics have not failed to hit the food industry. Already applied today, food robotics improve quality, increase output and reduce expenses, especially in food and liquid processing.
Though safety regulations distinguish food robotics from other automation, more companies employ robotics to advance product consistency and overall efficiency. This will mean better tasting and healthier food for the consumer while businesses will be enabled to apply resources in high-quality and sustainable ingredients.
Momentum Machines develops a fully autonomous burger-bot that can slice toppings, grill a patty, assemble and bag a burger without any human interaction. The burgers are fresh-ground, grilled to order and accented by a personalizable variety of produce, seasonings, and sauces. The startup has announced a first retail location last year, set to sell improved quality fast food at lower prices.
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