A new research details how an automated system powered by artificial intelligence can lead to the efficacious production of lycopene. Lycopene is a red-color pigment present in tomatoes in abundance. The wide use of lycopene lies as a food colorant. This opens new vistas for its application in several biosynthetic applications. The study shows how an automated system can learn, test, build, and design complicated biochemical pathways to make lycopene.