Miso Robotics launches in the UK with Flippy 2
Flippy the bot fills UK fast food job gap as company begins accepting European investment bookings for Series E+
LONDON, November 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Miso Robotics – the company transforming the restaurant industry through robotics and intelligent automation – launched in the UK bringing its flagship product, Flippy 2, has a Midlands subsidiary of one of the biggest fast food chains (QSR) in the world. Alongside its move to the UK, Miso Robotics has extended its Series E round and will now accept investment bookings from people in the region – aiming to raise £1.5m in capital via the crowdfunding site European Crowdcube.
Flippy 2, a robotic solution capable of independently doing the work of an entire frying station, has proven to improve operations in QSRs by reducing order-to-delivery time, while increasing food consistency and creating a better working environment for human team members. Flippy is able to run fry stations, which frees up human staff members to be redeployed and focus on other, more fulfilling tasks in the kitchen and restaurant, like interacting with customers at the drive-thru or at the door. box.
As the UK takeaway food delivery market grows from £10.5bn to £13.3bn between 2021 and 2022, the industry faces a jobs gap that Flippy can help to fill. to fill – especially with nearly 150,000 vacancies in the UK hospitality sector at present.
Flippy 2 is already used by major US fast food chains such as White Castle, Jack in the Box, Inspire Brands (the parent company of Buffalo Wild Wings, Arby’s and Sonic), Wings and Rings and Wing Zone. The UK launch is Miso’s first Flippy unit to be installed outside of the US. To date, Flippy has cooked over 400,000 pounds of fried food over nearly 31,000 hours of robotic cooking. He has already learned to recognize and cook more than 45 foods. As Miso kicks off with its first UK location, plans are in place to expand to other brands throughout next year and beyond.
“Bringing Flippy to the UK is a real testament to all the hard work our team has done, both from an R&D and innovation perspective,” said Mike BellCEO of Miso Robotics. “We’ve been preparing for this moment for years and don’t take it lightly. Although this is our first international installation, rest assured Flippy 2 is battle tested and we can’t wait for UK customers experience its abilities first-hand!”
“This is an exciting step forward for the team, not least because we are going international in response to strong demand from big UK brands,” added Jacob BrewerChief Strategy Officer of Miso Robotics. “Our existing, tried and tested products are effectively able to ‘plug and play’, meaning they can be up and running quickly to help fill the current fast food jobs gap in the UK. We hope that this partnership will be the first of many in the UK market. After all, hospitality brands can benefit from the power of our flagship products immediately, with little or no adaptation.”
Miso Robotics is primarily funded by individual investors and is one of the most successful crowdfunding stories in history. With nearly 25,000 shareholders, the company has raised more than $70 million globally in crowdfunding to date. Miso plans to use the additional funds from its Series E+ expansion to continue its expansion in the UK and beyond.
About Miso Robotics
Miso Roboticsis revolutionizing commercial catering with smart automation solutions that solve some of the biggest gaps in back-end kitchen operations. Poised to make an immediate financial impact on a restaurant’s bottom line, Miso’s AI-powered platform integrates robotics, machine learning, computer vision, and data analytics to power and grow its breakthrough products. , including: Flippy 2, CookRight and Sippy.
With real industry knowledge and learnings accumulated through brand partnerships over its first five years, Miso’s products are constantly evolving to ensure consistency, increase productivity, reduce costs and improve the dining experience. global. Miso is now accepting investment reservations for its E+ series tower. To invest in the future of restaurant automation, visit: https://www.crowdcube.com/pre-reg/miso-robotics.
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