24 Dec Food Industry Highly Switches to Robotic Automation and Also Enters a New Era
Robotic automation has introduced a massive change in the food sector. It has not only brought a new revolution but is still fairly proceeding in the food industry. Allocation of menial and repetitive tasks to robots has not only increased output and production but also improved safety and offering humans valuable time to invest in other tasks.
Robots have introduced novel ways in food developing and packaging sectors that have also improved food safety and sanitation. Self-services and machine services, on the other hand, in the food industry have further offered success to robotics. Other than this, there are further multiple reasons associated with food robotics that have attracted the companies to adopt alternatives for traditional ways of food production and food serving.
The integration of robotics in the food industry has also led to resolve concerns such as shortage of kitchen workers, higher minimum wages of the labor force, and service costs. At the same time, food robotics has enhanced profitability and offered numerous benefits including faster delivery, lower costs, and number of human errors, and stronger market performance. In addition, food robotics also assist in less waste and safer food handling procedure.
Higher demand for robots and strategies in the market-
The recent period of time and the advent of the pandemic has increased the value of robots in almost every sector. Likewise, the demand for robotics in the food industry has majorly augmented in this period. On the other hand, the market players have initiated to adopt different strategies as well as surge investments to bring new innovations in the field.
New product launch is one of the most trending strategies followed by market players. A London-based start-up company, Karakuri, has recently unveiled the world’s first automated canteen the DK-One. With an aim to revolutionize the ways of serving food the products, it also tends to meet the requirement of personalized nutrition. The pre-productions machine, furthermore, have the latest advancements in robotics, control technologies, and sensing that provides fresh and high quality hot and cold meals. Moreover, DK-One would aid to enhance nutritional benefits along with increasing nutritional benefits and minimizing food waste. In addition, this innovation would also lead to introduce new ways to work in the post-pandemic era.
The pandemic has also led to an upsurge in the demand for contact-less food delivery all across the globe. Owing to which, the smart food delivering robotic manufacturing companies have garnered an opportunity to expand their businesses. Recently, a leading company, Starship, has added Tempe, as another area to enlarge its services. The company is already serving its robots in five countries. Moreover, the company aims to expand the service area in Tempe and would add more grocery stores and restaurants very soon.
Future predictions and aspects of growth-
The food and beverage industry is compressing to meet the terms with food administrations and other guidelines that ensure the safety and quality of the food. And no denial, that automation is one of the flawless solutions to release this compression. Furthermore, automated processes have proven to enhance effectiveness, augment traceability, and secure the name and fame of the brand. Moreover, it is predicted that the worldwide investments and demand for food robotics would increase in the approaching time. According to a report published by Allied Market Research, the food robotics market is anticipated to hit $3.61 billion by 2023.
Fictional robots have achieved reality along with bringing advancements in numerous sectors. Not only this, but these robots have also fulfilled the demand for boosting productivity and automating tasks. These factors further lead to enhance the deployment of food robotics in the industry. In addition, the demand for packaged food is increasing moderately, which is fueling the demand for food robotics.
The advanced innovations and further research and development in the field of robotics are expected to bring multiple growth opportunities to the market players. Moreover, the multipurpose tasks performed by the robots and fewer errors during food processing and serving are leading the adoption of food robotics significantly. Also, factors such as enhanced productivity and less time consumption over manual labor further drive the demand in the industry.
Since the lifestyle of people is changing massively, the demand for packaged and ready-to-eat food products is increasing as a result. At the same time, the stakeholders are leading to upsurge the investments furthermore, to meet the requirement of consumers and provide amplified services to them. Moreover, robots are definitely expected to be the future of various industries. Which in fact is expanding the focus of the manufacturers to bring new products. Also, the adoption of numerous strategies among the market players would further lead the industry to garner market growth. Moreover, the importance of robots has been very well known throughout the pandemic, and the trend of contactless rituals is expected to continue post-pandemic as well. All these aspects are anticipated to usher a plethora of opportunities for the market players in the near future.