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INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: Why Monika feels at home in this bold new era of the connected kitchen

INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: Why Monika feels at home in this bold new era of the connected kitchen

Monika has been providing technology-based food safety solutions for 30 years – executive chairman Tim Gamble gives his account of the journey that has taken the company to where it is today

Kitchen tech providers lock arms to revolutionise menu and recipe deployment

Two industry software firms have joined forces in a bid in a bid to revolutionise menu and recipe deployment for the catering sector. Caternet and Ten Kites have agreed to combine their offerings to deliver multi-channel deployment of allergen-compliant recipes and menus in a move that they claim will improve safety and communication at all

First burger bun-branded QR code puts a new stamp on kitchen tech

A Japanese ‘super-diner’ in London’s Chinatown is leading the restaurant tech revolution with the first burger bun-branded QR code and a partnership with streamlined mobile-payment service Zapper. ICHIBUNS is offering customers the opportunity to claim £7 off their first bill by scanning their burgers, as well as exclusive rewards through the brand new ICHIPACHINKO app.

Catering equipment firm transforms operations with RFID technology investment

A British refrigeration company that rents out more than 20,000 items of catering equipment worldwide is extending its use of RFID tracking globally after successfully deploying the technology in Europe. Lowe Rental claims to have saved weeks of staff time and achieved an almost 100% accuracy rate since installing the system from CoreRFID two years ago

Deliveroo and Lightspeed integration ‘will help restaurants increase delivery profits’

Deliveroo has selected ePOS vendor Lightspeed to manage the integration of orders in its system. Deliveroo has teamed up with Lightspeed in a move that will enable the tech firm’s hospitality customers to see and process food orders directly in their ePOS system. The integration can help entrepreneurs easily incorporate delivery into their business plans,

Hotel group Accor buys the ‘European leader’ in catering procurement solutions

Accor Hotels has snapped up a tech company that optimises the supply of restaurants and manufacture of meals through a shared internet platform. The acquisition of Adoria, a software-as-a-service platform that was founded in France 15 years ago, will give Accor access to a full suite of digital services specific to the catering sector. It