Take Basil Street’s pizza machine (pictured), for example, which can transform a 10-inch pie—four-cheese, pepperoni or a rotating monthly special—from frozen to feast in about three minutes.
Le Bread Xpress has grown from serving only baguettes five years ago to pastries, pizza and sandwiches. Yo-Kai Express launched its ramen machine in 2018 and has since started a mail-order arm and has tested a self-driving machine that will bring ramen to the customer.
Chowbotics offers options such as Hawaii 5-0, a mix of Bear Naked Granola Fit Triple Berry, coconut, Frosted Mini-Wheats, mango and pineapple, but customers also can customize bowls with up to 22 ingredients.
While eating, customers might need a beverage as well. Blendid’s smoothie machine has blenders, a refrigeration system, dispensers with various ingredients and juices, a robotic arm—and the ability for smoothie customization with a mobile app.
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