Ukraine’s Flasty Plans to Keep Everyone Busy in the Colder Months 3D Printing Chocolate & Savory Treats

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Over the past few years, there has been tremendous stir regarding 3D printed food, along with fantastical predictions for how we may one day be using high-tech means to make everything from breakfast, lunch, and dinner—to enjoying fancy 3D printed airplane food or nutritional hospital and nursing home meals. Nothing gets us more excited however, than the prospect of a 3D printer extruding pure chocolate.

Flasty, headquartered in the Ukraine, is ready to cash in on your sweet tooth. If you are willing to plunk down $1800 USD for the privilege of making your own sugary treats, the CHOCOLA3D can be yours. And it is already heavily in action pumping out chocolate logos and designs for Chocolama, a company known for using creativity in creating brand awareness for other entrepreneurs hoping to bring in new clients and maintain the ones they have via confectionary good vibes. As the Flasty team points out, “A simple chocolate bar becomes a unique, beautiful and unforgettable present.”

Presented at CES 2019 recently, the CHOCOLA3D may be a bit pricey for the average consumer, but it is actually quite versatile, even extruding dough and allowing you to make a variety of different dishes, including pasta and the ever-popular hummus dip.

And while it is certainly not the first chocolate 3D printer we have seen, CHOCOLA3D could be a winner in the segment because there isn’t of yet a clear leader in food printing or chocolate printing.  Flasty’s website lists a variety of products that can be 3D printed, such as:

  • Chocolate
  • Fruit
  • Meat
  • Sauces
  • Vegetable pastes
  • Fruit jelly
  • Mousses
  • Pate
  • Entire sandwiches or canapés

“From now on, the variety of dishes is limited only by your imagination,” explains the Flasty team on their website, encouraging users to surprise dinner guests with unusual and innovative presentation.

And while the individual connoisseur of chocolate should have a blast experimenting with a variety of sweets and savories, the 3D printer is being heavily marketed to food service operators, namely chocolatiers, marketing companies, bakeries and cooks. Numerous accessories and other non-standard items can be 3D printed out of chocolate—and Flasty emphasizes that you can use any type of chocolate available as you make ‘food of the future.’

Flasty also manufactures numerous other non-food 3D printers to include the Flasty GT for professional business or small-factory use, the Flasty SM meant for completing small technical jobs, and the Flasty Jade smart software for controlling 3D printing processes and settings. Find out more about Flasty and their innovative endeavors here.

CHOCOLA3D Printer Specs:

  • Build volume: 250х220х120 mm
  • Printer dimensions: 500x520x520 mm | 21 kg
  • Print accuracy: 0.7 – 1.3mm
  • Surface: Glass adapted for food ingredients
  • Interfaces and software: 7 inch touch screen, microcomputer + WiFi + onboard camera
  • Flasty Jade – remote control via the Internet
  • Optional elements: A nozzle for laser engraving, a nozzle for 3D printing with dough

What do you think of this news? Let us know your thoughts! Join the discussion of this and other 3D printing topics at 3DPrintBoard.com.

[Source: 150SEC; Flasty / Images: Flasty]

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