You are in hurry but you don’t have time to order food. Now you can have a pizza on the go. You can have it in three minutes only, especially if you are in Rome.
Rome has a record of having the first vending machine which delivers out freshly cooked pizzas in just three minutes Buyers can use Mr. Go Pizza machine and choose from four different kinds of pizzas costing from 4.50 to 6 euros. The machine kneads and tops the dough and customers can watch the pizza cook behind a small glass window.
Review by customers vary from “acceptable when you are in hurry” to “outright horror”.
Pizza Vending Machine Growth
Automation in the food industry is not new. There are vending machines for practically everything from coffee to chocolates. The first vending machine in Rome has led to the wave of this phenomenon. Xavier University in Ohio is getting such a vending machine: it’s called Pizza ATM. The university is partnering with a French company Paline to install America’s first Pizza ATM in a lobby just off the student dining hall. Students can also pay with their credit cards.
These machines are catching up in our part of the world also. The Pizza vending machines were installed in Mumbai central station in India. The Indian Railways passengers are up for a treat.
Cost of Pizza Vending Machine
The Pizza vending machines may cost upwards of $55000, depending on the specification that you want. You can call these machines a mini pizzeria. It will be interesting to see that with time the cost of the machine will come down. And the quality of pizza may also improve but can you really compare the quality with the handmade pizzas available in the world famous pizzeria?
’May be not’.
But the machine will surely find a market around various countries which are still waking up to the taste of the pizza. Also it may find a place with people who are busy and want something in short duration.