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Added 25 March, 2019

UK-based bar chain The Alchemist has unveiled an augmented reality (AR) cocktail menu called The Conjurer, which is brought to life through a smartphone app. The menu features six signature serves, which are brought to life by The Conjurer app – available from the app store on Android and iOS devices. The Conjurer by The Alchemist will...

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Added 14 March, 2019

Burger King has opened the world’s first 100% silent drive thru called ‘Silent Pick Drive’ in Helsinki, Finland. Thanks to the new innovation a customer can now order, pay and pick up the order from the restaurant without any kind of verbal communication or waiting. For now, the Silent Pick Drive is only available in Finland but in the long run...

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Added 11 March, 2019

When you find it hard to chew and swallow, the food that exists today doesn't look very appetizing, explained Richard Asplund, head of the catering department at Halmstad municipality on the west coast. "So the idea is to make something more aesthetic to look at, to make it look good to eat by recreating the original form of the food." Halmstad...

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Added 6 March, 2019

Pizza Hut is collaborating with FedEx for a new autonomous delivery device aimed to automate local delivery. The FedEx delivery robot is in development by FedEx and the DEKA Research and Development Corp., and is equipped with technology that allows it to navigate unpaved surfaces, curbs, and even steps to deliver a door-to-door delivery...

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Added 26 January, 2019

As part of a larger health trend that's driven by Millennials, no-alchohol and low-alcohol spirits are growing. One example is Caleño, made with botanicals including juniper, coriander, cardamom green, citrus, spices and Sicilian lemon peel, which have been steam-distilled in stainless steel drums. It is recommended served with tonic water and...

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Added 26 January, 2019

Root-to-flower eating is sweeping the menus of Britain as food waste worries mean chefs are using the whole plant instead of throwing away leaves. From the River Cottage to Nobu, diners can enjoy carrot tops, beetroot stems, cauliflower leaves and cucumber flowers. Most plants are all edible. What we usually do is take the middle part of it and...

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Added 19 January, 2019

If even more evidence were needed that healthful, meatless eating is trending, look no further than Carl’s Jr. which is introducing a Beyond Famous Star Burger featuring Beyond Meat’s new Beyond Burger 2.0 patty. The Beyond Famous Star Burger features a quarter-pound Beyond Burger patty cooked on an open flame and comes topped with American...

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Added 15 January, 2019

A Belgian brewer will make history in the new year when it produces the first ever non-alcoholic version of one of the country’s celebrated and powerful abbey beers. Belgium’s abbey beers, brewed either by monks or on licence from them, have long been praised as a central part of the country’s cultural heritage. They are notable for their...

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Added 6 January, 2019

It’s no secret that conventional plastic drinking straws are very eco-unfriendly. Manufactured in the billions, they’re typically only used once, and then end up in landfills or the ocean. Finnish startup Sulapac is attempting to address the problem, with marine-biodegradable straws. Developed in partnership with renewable materials company...

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Added 6 December, 2018

Automated technology is showing up in more places than ever as brands seek to offer consumers an enhanced level of convenience with everyday processes, which is what brings us to the 'SmartCup' automated beverage brewer. Working with tea, coffee and more, the solution works by gets liquids to the optimal temperature in a short amount of time...