9-14-17: Soda Pop Innovates Pop-Up Signage, Beer Biz Brewing Biz Intelligence, Doughnuts Go Green, Plus HATponics in the Checkout!
FOOD DAZE: Events to Attend | Dates to Celebrate
|National Peanut Day||September 13|
|National Creme-Filled Doughnut Day||September 14|
|National Linguini Day||September 15|
|National Cheeseburger Day||September 18|
|National Rum Punch Day||September 20|
Food Holidays Courtesy of Foodimentary
A new Coca-Cola billboard popped up in Times Square, New York this month–no big deal, you might say if this were not the world’s first robotic, 3-D digital sign. This particular 60-foot display composed of 1,760 independently moving LED screens synchronized with music, mist, and mood-lifting imagery, is the latest feat in Coca-Cola’s efforts to revitalize its interactive marketing.
Coca-Cola recently partnered with Google Cloud to deliver highly personalized, connected content from retailers, restaurants, and theaters to banner ads on your smartphone. Soft drink campaigns and store specials are distributed using mobile kiosk and wireless beacon technology.
Leading hospitality software solutions provider Agilysis will deploy its InfoGenesis POS and rGuest Pay tech to enhance foodservice and premier hotel amenities for The Palms Hotel and Spa in Miami, Florida.
Atlanta’s Sweetwater Brewing Company has agreed to license demand forecasting and analysis software from Halo Business Intelligence, to manage inventory and ensure the freshest beer arrives at its distributors.
Popular doughnuts and coffee franchise Dunkin Donuts announced an expansion in Georgia, to include a a store located in Buckhead, Atlanta that will run using three alternate power sources. America runs on smart energy!
- Progressive Grocer: Big Data could have Huge Impact for Foodservice Operators
- Travelport: Mobile Platforms Power The Future of Business Travel
- Reuters: KFC China Rolls out Pay by Facial Recognition
THE CHECKOUT: HATponics
HATponics creates sustainable agriculture solutions for education and humanitarian aid using hydroponics, aquaponics and terraponics farming methods. HATponics is based in Rossville, Georgia.
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