China: "Self-service retail from AI refrigerators makes shopping more convenient"

Convenience when shopping has become more and more important to consumers recently. China is one of the leading countries to open up and innovate this field of shopping convenience. With the use of advanced technology consumers can order food products at any time of the day and have them in their hands within the hour. Even more convenient is the technology that allows consumers to simply scan a QR-code and in that way use their phone to pay for anything they want. Even though this is already a reality in China, there are still many countries where consumers dream of these possibilities. Meanwhile, in China, the technological advancement continues with self-service retail from AI refrigerators. These smart refrigerators are installed in residential areas and conveniently provide consumers with fresh agricultural products.

"Our company has developed these AI refrigerators over the last few years. We began to test the waters when we installed AI refrigerators in the streets, small communities, universities, and apartment buildings in Guangzhou and Hong Kong. We first realized our plan in early 2018 and up until now we have not yet seen other companies attempt to provide a similar service in the Guangzhou area. We are quite pleased with the overall realization of this project. Not only do we provide healthy fruit, vegetables, and meat to the residents of Guangzhou and Hong Kong, but we also help the farmers to increase their income.

Many farmers in China find it difficult to access retail channels. Furthermore, competition in the Chinese market for agricultural products grows fiercer by the day. The search for suitable retail channels is one of the main challenges to Chinese farmers. We have opened a new channel for them. They are able to sell their products through the AI refrigerators that function like vending machines. In this way they do not have to waste their harvest, and they earn additional income. Furthermore, more consumer can enjoy their agricultural products." This is according to Shi Yi of Guangdong Gaocai Farming Technology Development Co., Ltd.

"The agricultural products in our AI refrigerators come from the farms that we manage in cooperation with our partners. Our company was initially a vegetable and fruit company. We are therefore extremely familiar with this industry. We have rich experience in the technology required for production, processing, and packaging of fruit and vegetables. As for our AI refrigerators, consumers only have to scan a QR-code with their phone and they can take out the products they desire. The bill is automatically settled when they close the door of the AI refrigerator. They can conveniently purchase agricultural products that meet food safety standards. They can also order online and pick up their purchases from an AI refrigerator near them."

"The AI refrigerators provide consumers with a next level of convenience. At the same time they also lower the cost price of labor, which allows us to provide products with a competitive advantage at stable, low prices. We hope to be able to install our AI refrigerators in more cities, because we receive great feedback from the ones we already installed in Guangzhou."

Contact person: Shi Yi

Company name: Guangdong Gaocai Farming Technology Development Co., Ltd.

Telephone number: +86 400 888 5117 

Mobile phone: +86 159 1975 2209 

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