Here is a kit that helps you get started in soft robotics development. The Soft Robotics Kit comes with adaptive grippers that are reliable and plug & play. You get a software to control grip closing force and opening width. It is also possible to store up to 8 grip profiles.
The kit has a plug & play high speed controller. You can use this for precise pick & place and food handling. The above video shows how you can set up your own robot.