AR Systems Develops Fresh Food Vending Machine For Alpaca Market Premiering At SXSW Festival

Posted On: 3/13/2018

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AUSTIN, TX -- AR Systems said it has created a fresh food vending machine for Alpaca Market that makes its debut here at this week's popular South by Southwest (SXSW) festival, which runs Mar. 9 to Mar. 18.

Alpaca Market is a new natural foods company that serves chef-crafted meals in the Austin, TX, market from its network of automated machines. The company sources fresh, local and organically grown ingredients to create seasonally inspired salads, snacks and sweet treats. The selections also include gluten- and dairy-free, vegan, raw and paleo options.

The Alpaca Market gourmet fresh food vending machines offer a wide array of dishes, including mixed greens, beets with sweet potatoes, lavender honey chicken with celery and grapes, organic oats with coconut and almond milk, chocolate mousse with avocado and orange zest and homemade apple pie.

The SXSW Festival, held annually in Austin, celebrates the interactive technology, film and music industries. In addition, this year's conference includes panels on food, health, sports and design. The celebrity lineup this year includes, Mark Hamill, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Emily Blunt, Armie Hammer, John Krasinski, Bernie Sanders, Jim Gaffigan, Wyclef Jean, Ron White, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Keith Urban and Willie Nelson.

Recently, Los Angeles-based AR Systems introduced its Kiosk Manager app, which provides instant access to sales reports, inventory levels, environmental controls, and much more.