Future of Food: Food flies to you

May 19, 2017

Drone delivery isn’t on the horizon — it’s here.

Over the past year, Domino’s Pizza has delivered pies by drone in New Zealand; Chipotle Mexican Grill has tested burritos from the sky in Blacksburg, Va.; and Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt has landed fro-yo by drone in Holland, Mich.

“We are moving closer and closer to widespread store-to-door drone delivery,” said Matthew Sweeny, CEO of Flirtey, the drone-service company that partnered with Domino’s Australian licensee for the New Zealand tests last August.

“We are thrilled with the results of our trials,” Don Meij, CEO and managing director of Australian-based Domino’s Pizza