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This Pizza-Making Robot Can Reportedly Make 300 Pies an Hour

The pizza-making robot is a thing of the future that is quickly becoming present-day with the unveiling of a compact pizza-making machine that can churn out hundreds of 12-inch pies. Picnic, a Seattle-based technology start-up, describes it as the industry’s first-ever “intelligent end-to-end automated assembly platform for foodservice and hospitality … More

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Unified Office Announces a Food Safety Service Platform for Restaurants

Unified Office, Inc., a leading managed services provider offering reliable hybrid cloud-based business communications services, IoT services and data analytics, announced today its Food Safety Service for Restaurants. This program combines various components of its Total Connect Now business communications platform including its Visual Performance Suite (VPS ) advanced business analytics … More

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WinCup Unveils Marine- and Soil-Biodegradable Straws

WinCup, a leading manufacturer of disposable foodservice to-go ware, is launching Phade, a new line of straws and stirrers made from Danimer Scientific’s Nodax PHA (polyhydroxyalkanoate). Nodax PHA is derived from canola oil and is a marine-biodegradable, soil-biodegradable, and home-compostable material. WinCup is the first manufacturer in the U.S. to … More

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MOD Pizza Announces Exclusive Delivery Partnership with DoorDash

MOD Pizza has entered into a nationwide delivery partnership with DoorDash, the fast-growing third-party delivery platform. MOD customers can enjoy the added convenience of on-demand delivery through DoorDash from 375 participating MOD locations. The new partnership launched just in time for National Cheese Pizza Day on Thursday, September 5, and … More

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AB Mauri North America Reimagines the IBIE Experience

AB Mauri North America, a leader in yeast and bakery ingredient products and solutions, is following up on its ‘science of baking’ virtual reality experience at the 2019 International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) event with a focus on the other end of the baking spectrum: art. More than a traditional … More

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Papa John’s New CEO Was the Brains Behind Arby’s Big Comeback

Papa John’s International, Inc. selected Rob Lynch as its new president and CEO, effective immediately. Previously, Lynch was president of Arby’s, the second-largest sandwich restaurant brand in the world with more than 3,400 restaurants across eight countries. While there, he led the brand’s dramatic turn-around to strong growth and profitability. … More

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Revention and DoorDash Team Up to Offer On-Demand Logistics Services

Revention, the industry-leading provider of restaurant ordering and management solutions, today announced its partnership with the largest and fastest-growing last-mile logistics platform in more than 4,000 cities in the United States and Canada,  DoorDash. This partnership will provide restaurateurs the opportunity to grow their business by offering on-demand logistics and/or … More

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Shawn Randazzo Patents Method for Seasoning Detroit-Style Pizza Pans

You can’t bake an authentic Detroit-style pizza without a square steel pan fashioned after the automotive-parts trays originally used when the “Motor City Secret” was born. But authenticity with Detroit-style pizza pans usually comes with a costly and time-consuming break-in period. Not anymore. Shawn Randazzo, president of Detroit Style Pizza … More