The Paleo Diet LLC, the founding organization behind the corresponding lifestyle movement, has launched a new Paleo certification program. In this episode of the Xtalks Food Podcast, Sydney delves into the details of the new program, which is based on the organization’s principle of encouraging the avoidance of dairy products, genetically modified organisms (GMO’s), grains, highly processed foods and legumes, among other foods. She discusses the global market for Paleo foods, which is projected to reach $12.6 billion by 2027, label literacy and popular criticism of the Paleo diet. The team is critical of the science behind the Paleo diet, but contend that the certification program is positive for those who follow the diet.
Also, in this episode, Sydney introduces the team to Miso Robotics, a California-based startup that’s hoping to save the nearly $300 billion US fast-food industry with its robots. It starts by creating a line of kitchen robots that automate almost all the components of standard fast-food meals. The company’s leading creation, Flippy, can already be found in Caliburger restaurants, as well as White Castle, Jack in the Box and other fast-food chains. Since the introduction of robots could boost fast-food margins by as much as 300 percent, Miso is entering the market at a perfect time. Rather than fearing robots, the team posits that we should embrace automation that improves efficiency and the lives of customers and workers alike.
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