Can 3D printing help us produce more, and waste less, food?

Can 3D printing help us produce more, and waste less, food?

The term ‘3D printing’ conjures up images of futuristic geometric models and complex structures. In food too the technology has mostly been reserved for creating elaborate cakes and confectionery, rather than any practical, scalable use. But as 3D printers edge...
New device paves the way to 3D-printed organs, food

New device paves the way to 3D-printed organs, food

From prosthetics and implants to dental crowns and hearing aids, 3D printers are being used to manufacture a whole host of customized medical devices for patients in need. So, why not organs, too? Not surprisingly, the intricate, mushy tissues that make up most human...
3D printing and food: 5 things you need to know

3D printing and food: 5 things you need to know

Gael Delamare (pictured) discusses the pros and cons of 3D printing The relationship between 3D printing and food is not straightforward ​ The typical non-food printable materials include plastic, silicone and steel that are based on a majoritarian or single polymer...
Campden announces 3D printing seminar

Campden announces 3D printing seminar

Campden BRI has begun a research project to assess and evaluate how 3D printing applications could benefit the food industry. Ingredient scientist, Gael Delamare, who is leading the team, said: “There have been major steps forward in 3D-printing in recent years and it...
How could 3D printing shape food innovation?

How could 3D printing shape food innovation?

The Magic Candy Factory’s 3D printing machine 3D printing could prove a transformative technology for the food industry, from meal customisation to aiding with dietary requirements. Deborah Williams explores the current state of the technology and what it could...
You Can Now 3D Print Your Hummus

You Can Now 3D Print Your Hummus

3D Printers are upgrading your vegan hummus game It’s official, you can now 3D print your own hummus. If that’s not enough, you could even 3D print your own hummus — or guacamole, or whatever food you fancy — into a variety of shapes, including a heart, dolphins, a...
3D Printed Cakes – The Most Mouthwatering Projects

3D Printed Cakes – The Most Mouthwatering Projects

3D printed food isn’t limited to basic sustenance. Discover the world of 3D printed cakes, which could well serve to be the future of fancy pastries. A lemon meringue tart, courtesy of a 3D Chef printer. Source: mossandfog.com It’s no secret that 3D printed food...
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