BakePlan Software has been given a £43,600 grant by innovation agency Innovate UK to create a system to reduce food waste across retailers.

The grant will be invested in machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies to develop a system that can see food products, count them and record data about them autonomously.

BakePlan Software specialises in demand-forecasting software, which advises supermarket bakers and other in-store food production staff on the right products to make at the best times of the day.

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Ashley Williams, British Baker, November 22, 2017