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Global Startup Heat Map highlights 5 Top Beverage Technology Solutions out of 1.003
The insights of this data-driven analysis are derived from the Big Data & Artificial Intelligence-powered StartUs Insights Discovery Platform, covering 2.093.000+ startups & scaleups globally. The platform gives you an exhaustive overview of emerging technologies & relevant startups within a specific field in just a few clicks.
The Global Startup Heat Map below reveals the distribution of the 1.003 exemplary startups & scaleups we analyzed for this research. Further, it highlights 5 startups that we hand-picked based on criteria such as founding year, location, funding raised, and more. You get to explore the solutions of these 5 startups & scaleups in this report. For insights on the other 998 beverage technology solutions, get in touch.
Coffee Cloud enables Cloud-based Monitoring for Coffee Machines
Espresso machines require regular checkups for refills and best performance. As baristas are coming up with new brews, monitoring the quality of each cup of coffee and ensuring a precise coffee cup count adds to the task. To understand the coffee machine’s performance and better monitor coffee quality, startups are developing cloud-based solutions.
UK-based startup Coffee Cloud enables cafes, restaurants, and coffee suppliers to understand the performance and usage of their espresso machines. Coffee Cloud creates a cloud-based app with a plug & play Internet of Things (IoT)-based telemetry sensor device. This enables monitoring coffee quality in real-time with the embedded sensor in the coffee machine. The sensor, along with the cloud platform, provides accurate information to ensure coffee quality and profitability as well as efficiently manage stock.
Wiseman Beverages uses Bioprocessing to Accelerate Fermentation
The aging of alcoholic beverages and achieving a level of standardized flavor takes a lot of time. However, due to an increase in demand for alcoholic beverages, producers are finding it difficult to meet the need because of the long aging process. To overcome the challenge, startups are looking for ways to accelerate the aging process.
Wiseman Beverages, a US-based startup, uses wood pulverization to accelerate the aging process of alcoholic beverages. By changing the rate of reaction for the fermentation of the beverage, the startup delivers final products that are identical to a time-aged beverage. Implementing a continuous process using a modified vessel allows instant filling with no tank storage for the product. This technology applies to all types of beverages where a combination of woods and other components are used for producing the beverage.
Monitur facilitates the Remote Monitoring of the Production Process
Breweries, distilleries, wineries, producers of craft ciders as well as teas and sodas need to continuously monitor and control their production process. In addition, they need to compare processes and results from batch to batch to ensure and keep up quality. To make this task more efficient, startups are developing ways to easily monitor and control production processes for beverages.
Monitur, a US-based startup, uses a combination of sensors and a software platform to monitor and control production processes in real-time. The system observes the temperature, pressure, PH levels, oxygen levels, and more. Then, the platform sends alerts and warnings about changes in any parameters to any smartphone, tablet, or other mobile devices. This enables producers to remotely monitor and manage production processes.
Rozum Café builds Robotic Cafes
Baristas serving coffee need to maintain consistency in their drinks as well as be quick in making them. Moreover, the waiting time per customer needs to be reduced to improve customer satisfaction. To achieve this, startups are looking towards artificial intelligence to automate the entire coffee brewing and serving process via robots.
Rozum Café, a Belarus-based startup, builds robotic coffee points. The coffee station is designed around a robotic coffee maker. The robotic barista brews and serves the drinks to the customers. The service is quick, smart, and the robot blends seamlessly into the environment. These robots are programmed to use coffee equipment and quality beans to brew systematically great coffee. Moreover, they are easy to maintain and further collect daily statistics to make the procurement line efficient in the long run.
Sonn Technology makes an All Beverage System
As COVID-19 related lockdowns across the world have restricted social gatherings, micro brewing has gained traction with bars and restaurants creating limited editions. However, making brews in a small batch and getting the perfect mix is a challenging task. To tackle this issue, startups are creating solutions that automate the brewing process.
Canadian startup Sonn Technology provides an all beverage system. An ultrasonic transducer system uses sonic chemistry to extract the flavor into the solvent. This speeds up the process for beverages including tea, coffee, wine, and other beverages to achieve the desired flavor. In wines, cavitation using the ultrasonic waves removes certain gases like sulfur dioxide and oxygen and breaks down tannins making the wine smoother. The beverage system allows producers to test recipe ideas in a matter of seconds and efficiently refines drinks.
Discover more Food Startups
Food startups such as the examples highlighted in this report focus on alternative proteins, personalized nutrition, food waste reduction as well as robotics. While all of these technologies play a major role in advancing the food & beverage industry, they only represent the tip of the iceberg. To explore more technologies, simply get in touch to let us look into your areas of interest. For a more general overview, you can download our free Food Innovation Report to save your time and improve strategic decision-making.