Today in restaurant and grocery tech news, coffee shops get automated in Singaporean train stations, while Delivery Hero seizes on demand for sustainable packaging. Plus, Red Robin takes a hit.
Robots that can serve up to 200 cups of coffee an hour are coming to almost one-quarter of all Mass Rapid Transit stations in Singapore, marking the latest iteration of a global trend in which labor-strapped food service businesses are increasingly turning to non-human solutions.
This week in restaurant news, Red Robin reports losses, Jack in the Box expands, and TGI Friday’s parent company gets into ghost kitchens.
When it comes to meal delivery marketplaces, consumers have plenty of options. Jeffrey Oatham, director of sustainability, CSR and safety at Delivery Hero, spoke with PYMNTS about how the company’s partnership with Eco-Products can seize on sustainability-minded consumers’ demand for Earth-friendly packaging.