LOS ANGELES – October 26, 2018 – The Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART) today announced Tastry as a finalist of the Fall 2018 CART Virtual Pitch Event. The event is in partnership with Winsight Grocery Business, presented by The NGA Show ’19 and supported by ShoptoCook and AutoX.
Tastry is an AI company that identifies taste profiles and personalized food and beverage recommendations. Their patent-pending technology has the ability to evaluate consumer taste preferences to sensory-based products using analytical chemistry, machine learning and AI. Tastry has accurately taught a computer how to taste. The technology serves brands and retailers by providing science-based suggestions for product development, inventory purchase and direct-to-consumer recommendation.
Referencing a recent CART issued press release– “Emerging technologies are quickly moving to operationally and economically viable solutions,” said Sterling Hawkins, Operations and Venture Relations, CART. “We live in a world today where new technologies coming to market are quickly creating competitive advantages for those retailers that embrace them.”
From Tastry’s CEO– It’s an honor and privilege to receive this recognition, especially when judged among many worthy peers,” says Katerina Axelsson, CEO of Tastry. “The recognition underscores the hard work of all our team whose core value of respect, science, entrepreneurial spirit and enjoyment will continue to propel our business for even greater leadership ahead.”
Upcoming Demo Event– Visit the Tastry booth at the upcoming Grocery Shop event in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 28th-October 31st at Booth #S4.