While companies like Movo Movo are changing the way we look at fitness tracking, other companies like Unilever, Campbell Soup, and Nestle are changing the way we eat. Technological trends are fast catching up and thus, meal an food delivery as well as eating out is changing in more ways than one.
Here are 7 key trends to look out for:
- Food delivery
Seamless and GrubHub are ensuring that more restaurants can keep pace with the growing demand for food delivery by equipping them with better delivery platforms. All that you need to do is order food online and the payment can also be made at the same time. You get the food at your doorstep which means no queuing up for food anymore.
- Restaurants that are robot operated
In the year 2016, a number of restaurants came up with a robot-operated system. The entire process would be carried out in an automated manner and there is no human action involved. In recent news, there are slot machines available for customized pizzas that make you wait for less than 3 minutes!
- Recycling of food
Recycling of food is meeting whole new standards with the help of a few online applications that help restaurants to sell leftover food at reduced prices within half an hour of being posted.
- Fresh food forever
Gone are the days when you would have to wait for the avocado to turn the right shade of green to consume. Samsung has designed a smart label that lets you know whether the food is fresh and ready to be eaten by changing color.
- Industry standard tipping
In New York city, tipping is being digitalized with the help of a digital jar in which you can dip your credit card and an industry-standard tip will be deducted. This makes it easier and practical.
The Automat is back and how. Eatsa has re-introduced the system of automation in food ordering where a person can order and pick up without any human interaction whatsoever.
- Raw juice from vending machines
Juicebot, a startup is now dispensing cold-pressed raw juice from vending machines while constantly maintaining hygiene factors to ensure the juice is at its freshest.