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Shanghai to get first-ever vending machine for fresh noodles

A group of entrepreneurs from China and Taiwan have created a new vending machine that will dispense fresh beef noodles.

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Shanghai opens first-ever noodles vending machine. Image by Elsie Hui / CC BY 2.0

The machine utilises inner robotic arms to gather the ingredients and cook up a bowl of steaming beef noodles in two minutes. The group is set to launch the vending machine – billed as the first of its kind in the world – in Shanghai in October. Read more: shanghaiist.com