[Worldkings] Top innovation events in the world (P. 119) Fast food restaurant chain Wendy's is testing an underground delivery robot system for mobile orders (USA)
(Worldkings.org) The first-of-its-kind system utilizes an autonomous robot to bring your order straight from the the kitchen to the Instant Pickup portal adjacent to your parking space.
[Worldkings] Top 50 inventions that changed the world (P. 31) 3D printed food: A novel food source ushers in a clean and nutrient-rich culinary era
(Worldkings.org) 3D printing of food is a revolutionary technology changing how we think about food production and consumption. With the ability to print complex shapes and designs, this technology is paving the way toward new and exciting food experiences.
[Worldkings] Top 100 innovation events in the world (P. 92) Lypid company launches world's first plant-based pork belly like real taste (Taiwan)
(Worldkings.org Lypid pioneers fat encapsulation technology to make plant-based vegan pork belly taste like the real thing.
[Worldkings] Top 50 inventions that changed the world (P. 13) Cultured Meat: Breakthrough meat alternative revolutionizing the green future of the food industry
(Worldkings.org) Cultured meat is not just a groundbreaking innovation; it is also an important solution for our global food system and the planet at large.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2023] 68th anniversary of establishment of McDonald's Corporation (April 15, 1955 – April 15, 2023)
(Worldkings.org) McDonald's is considered as the world's largest fast food restaurant chain by revenue
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - April 15, 2023 – The 68th anniversary of Ray Kroc opening the first McDonald's fast food restaurant in Illinois, USA (1955)
(Worldkings.org) Ray Kroc opened the first restaurant for McDonald’s System, Inc., a predecessor of McDonald’s Corp. in Des Plaines, Illinois in April 15, 1955.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) University of Gastronomic Sciences: First university in the world dedicated to the study of food and gastronomy
(WorldKings.org) UNISG opened in 2004 to focus on gastronomic sciences and the organic relationships between food, ecology, and cultures.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2023] 54th anniversary of establishment of Sysco Corporation (March 19, 1969 – March 19, 2023)
(WorldKings.org) Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food and non-food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers around the world. The company is headquartered in the Energy Corridor district of Houston, Texas.
[Worldkings] Top 50 annual creative events in the world (P. 42) Gulfood Dubai (UAE): The gateway to the world's most advanced culinary ecosystem
(Worldkings.org) The World's Biggest Annual Food & Hospitality Show, Gulfood begins at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 500 Constant World Record (P.422) Odd Burger (Canada): The world's first vegan fast food chain serving drive-through 24/7
(Worldkings.org) Odd Burger, formerly Globally Local, boasts the world's first vegan drive-thru store open 24 hours a day. It features an all-day breakfast menu, fast food classics, desserts and delicious vegan soft ice cream. On March 11, 2023, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Odd Burger as "The world's first vegan fast food chain to serve drive-through 24/7."