3d food printing

The Effects of Various Additives on 3D Printed Potatoes

The Effects of Various Additives on 3D Printed Potatoes

In a thesis entitled “Study and Characterization of Microstructural and Physio-chemical properties of potato products for 3D Food Printing,” author Iman Dankar discusses the conduction of a study of the 3D printing properties of a common food – mashed potatoes. Potato starch is unique among other starches, the author says, in that it has large […]

In a thesis entitled “Study and Characterization of Microstructural and Physio-chemical properties of potato products for 3D Food Printing,” author Iman Dankar discusses the conduction of a study of the 3D printing properties of a common food –...
Columbia University Researchers Invent Way to Simultaneously 3D Print and Cook Food

Columbia University Researchers Invent Way to Simultaneously 3D Print and Cook Food

3D printed food has been around for a while, but compared to other areas of 3D printing, it’s still relatively undeveloped. For the most part, 3D printed food consists of already-mixed ingredients being extruded into fun shapes. Chocolate is a popular medium, as are other foods that don’t need to be cooked afterwards. But a […]

3D printed food has been around for a while, but compared to other areas of 3D printing, it’s still relatively undeveloped. For the most part, 3D printed food consists of already-mixed ingredients being extruded into fun shapes. Chocolate is a popular medium, as...
Jet-Eat Uses 3D Printing to Create a Tasty Meat Alternative

Jet-Eat Uses 3D Printing to Create a Tasty Meat Alternative

Over the long Thanksgiving weekend, an alarming report was released by the United States government about the horrific effects climate change will have on the country. The fact that climate change is going to cause major problems is not new news, but this report was more dire than ever, warning of the deaths of thousands […]

Over the long Thanksgiving weekend, an alarming report was released by the United States government about the horrific effects climate change will have on the country. The fact that climate change is going to cause major problems is not new news, but this report was...
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Food 3D Printing Methods

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Food 3D Printing Methods

Several research studies have focused on the 3D printing of food, lending it a seriousness beyond the way that many people still see it, which is as a novelty. In a new paper entitled “A Review of 3D Food Printing Technology,” a group of researchers gives an overview of the multiple methods available for 3D […]

Several research studies have focused on the 3D printing of food, lending it a seriousness beyond the way that many people still see it, which is as a novelty. In a new paper entitled “A Review of 3D Food Printing Technology,” a group of researchers gives...
Will 3D Printed Baked Goods With Probiotics Make Their Way to Your Table?

Will 3D Printed Baked Goods With Probiotics Make Their Way to Your Table?

3D printed food is still something of a novelty, but researchers have begun looking into using it as a means to create specialized foods for people with dietary needs, such as gluten intolerance. In a paper entitled “3D printing of cereal-based food structures containing probiotics,” a group of researchers 3D printed several different types of […]

3D printed food is still something of a novelty, but researchers have begun looking into using it as a means to create specialized foods for people with dietary needs, such as gluten intolerance. In a paper entitled “3D printing of cereal-based food structures...
Using 3D Printing to Reduce the Amount of Sugar in Cookies…Without Making Them Inedible

Using 3D Printing to Reduce the Amount of Sugar in Cookies…Without Making Them Inedible

While it may sound great to sit around and eat cookies all day, the fact is that cookies aren’t particularly healthy because they’re chock full of sugar. But, partially because obesity rates have been increasing over the last few decades, people have been more focused on reducing sugar in tasty foods like cookies, or replacing […]

While it may sound great to sit around and eat cookies all day, the fact is that cookies aren’t particularly healthy because they’re chock full of sugar. But, partially because obesity rates have been increasing over the last few decades, people have been...
Chloe Rutzerveld Reflects on Four Years of Mini 3D Printed Vegetable Garden Edible Growth

Chloe Rutzerveld Reflects on Four Years of Mini 3D Printed Vegetable Garden Edible Growth

Imagine not only holding a tiny ecosystem in your hand, but then eating it, in just a bite or two. That’s the concept behind Edible Growth, a 3D printed “mini vegetable garden” created by Eindhoven-based designer Chloé Rutzerveld. Rutzerveld designed the idea back in 2014, and since then, Edible Growth has grown in popularity, having been […]

Imagine not only holding a tiny ecosystem in your hand, but then eating it, in just a bite or two. That’s the concept behind Edible Growth, a 3D printed “mini vegetable garden” created by Eindhoven-based designer Chloé Rutzerveld. Rutzerveld designed...
Canadian Startup is Turning Food Waste into Biodegradable, Plastic 3D Printing Filament

Canadian Startup is Turning Food Waste into Biodegradable, Plastic 3D Printing Filament

3D printing is often used in sustainability efforts, such as making tires, prosthetics, and cars from recycled materials, water treatment efforts, and stopping food waste with 3D printed vegetables and other foods. The USDA has estimated that between 30 and 40% of the country’s entire food supply is wasted, and roughly 30% of edible fruit and vegetable […]

3D printing is often used in sustainability efforts, such as making tires, prosthetics, and cars from recycled materials, water treatment efforts, and stopping food waste with 3D printed vegetables and other foods. The USDA has estimated that between 30 and 40% of the...
A Look at the Who, What, How and Why of 3D Printed Food

A Look at the Who, What, How and Why of 3D Printed Food

3D printed food is still seen as something of a novelty, a way to make candy and other food substances into fun and customized shapes. There are more serious applications of the technology, however, such as creating foods that are easier to eat for people with difficulty swallowing, as well as safer food preparation for […]

3D printed food is still seen as something of a novelty, a way to make candy and other food substances into fun and customized shapes. There are more serious applications of the technology, however, such as creating foods that are easier to eat for people with...
Oceanz and Cooperative DOOR Partner to Stop Food Waste with 3D Printed Vegetables

Oceanz and Cooperative DOOR Partner to Stop Food Waste with 3D Printed Vegetables

I recently saw a viral tweet circulating that read, “My waiter asked, ‘Now, do we want straws OR do we want to save the turtles?’ and honestly we all deserve that environmental guilt trip.” I don’t know if this conversation actually took place or not, but the writer has a point. Unless we’re able to successfully […]

I recently saw a viral tweet circulating that read, “My waiter asked, ‘Now, do we want straws OR do we want to save the turtles?’ and honestly we all deserve that environmental guilt trip.” I don’t know if this conversation actually took...
Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printed Ice Cream, Cones and Gelato

Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printed Ice Cream, Cones and Gelato

Among dessert items, ice cream ranks one of the most popular frozen treats in the United States. Over the past several years, the ice cream industry has consistently produced well over 1 billion gallons of ice cream each year with the average person consuming 6 gallons yearly. The ice cream industry, for the most part, […]

Among dessert items, ice cream ranks one of the most popular frozen treats in the United States. Over the past several years, the ice cream industry has consistently produced well over 1 billion gallons of ice cream each year with the average person consuming 6...
South Africa’s First Food 3D Printer Turns Ugly Produce into Attractive Nutrition

South Africa’s First Food 3D Printer Turns Ugly Produce into Attractive Nutrition

Think about the last time you went to the grocery store. How did you select your produce? Did you go for the fruit and vegetables that were the nicest-looking, eschewing the pieces with spots or lumps or odd shapes? That’s what many people do – it’s been shown that most shoppers tend to avoid the […]

Think about the last time you went to the grocery store. How did you select your produce? Did you go for the fruit and vegetables that were the nicest-looking, eschewing the pieces with spots or lumps or odd shapes? That’s what many people do – it’s...
3D Printing Chinese Food for R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing Chinese Food for R&D Tax Credits

Chinese food has been a mainstream part of American culture since the 1970’s and is still evolving in today’s society. In America, Chinese food has deviated from its origins in order to accommodate the American palate. Technology, such as 3D printing, has changed the way we prepare and cook our food by providing another technique […]

Chinese food has been a mainstream part of American culture since the 1970’s and is still evolving in today’s society. In America, Chinese food has deviated from its origins in order to accommodate the American palate. Technology, such as 3D printing, has changed the...
3D Printing Sushi for R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing Sushi for R&D Tax Credits

Sushi is widely popular in the dining industry which is most likely due to the various options of simple to complex sushi rolls. Consumers are always looking for the next “foodie” trend and 3D printing sushi may be the next big thing. While traditional 3D printers use plastics, food 3D printers use food ingredients to […]

Sushi is widely popular in the dining industry which is most likely due to the various options of simple to complex sushi rolls. Consumers are always looking for the next “foodie” trend and 3D printing sushi may be the next big thing. While traditional 3D...
3D Printing of Pizza and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing of Pizza and R&D Tax Credits

Craving a slice of pizza? Well if not yet, you surely will have a craving by the end of this article. Kevin Drake, who bakes pizza at the University of Indiana’s dining court, says that pizza is American comfort food. Many commercial kitchens, chefs, scientists, and culinary professionals have become creative and begun designing and […]

Craving a slice of pizza? Well if not yet, you surely will have a craving by the end of this article. Kevin Drake, who bakes pizza at the University of Indiana’s dining court, says that pizza is American comfort food. Many commercial kitchens, chefs, scientists, and...
3D Printed Food Startup Presents Peculiarly Pixelated Sushi at SXSW

3D Printed Food Startup Presents Peculiarly Pixelated Sushi at SXSW

There are a lot of different things you can do with sushi. There are about as many varieties of sushi as there are edible sea creatures – and then some. I’m rather fond of the vegetarian kind – I’ve had sweet potato, pickle, even cherry. (I think. Is my memory malfunctioning? Cherry sushi seems weird.) […]

There are a lot of different things you can do with sushi. There are about as many varieties of sushi as there are edible sea creatures – and then some. I’m rather fond of the vegetarian kind – I’ve had sweet potato, pickle, even cherry. (I...
Eat Your Words, Literally, with Sweet Your Words 3D Printed Chocolate

Eat Your Words, Literally, with Sweet Your Words 3D Printed Chocolate

This time of year could be called chocolate season – Valentine’s Day has just wrapped up, and now Easter is looming, which means that store owners have swept their shelves clean of one variety of chocolate shapes just to replace it with another. Of course, it could be argued that chocolate season started with Halloween […]

This time of year could be called chocolate season – Valentine’s Day has just wrapped up, and now Easter is looming, which means that store owners have swept their shelves clean of one variety of chocolate shapes just to replace it with another. Of course,...
Kim Kardashian Lookalike Immortalized in Partly 3D Printed Cake

Kim Kardashian Lookalike Immortalized in Partly 3D Printed Cake

I have made no secret of the fact that I find edible reproductions of people’s faces to be extraordinarily creepy. I do not want people on my cake. Therefore, in my opinion, the cake that broke the Internet (it didn’t, mine’s still working) is the stuff of nightmares. A baker based in London and Los […]

I have made no secret of the fact that I find edible reproductions of people’s faces to be extraordinarily creepy. I do not want people on my cake. Therefore, in my opinion, the cake that broke the Internet (it didn’t, mine’s still working) is the...
Barilla and Desall Announce Winners of Second 3D Printed Pasta Competition

Barilla and Desall Announce Winners of Second 3D Printed Pasta Competition

As a lover of Italian food, I can’t think of many things better than pasta…except for 3D printed pasta, of course. Well-known Italian food company Barilla has been busy developing its own pasta 3D printer,  and it even held a contest three years ago with a goal of creating fun new shapes of pasta using 3D […]

As a lover of Italian food, I can’t think of many things better than pasta…except for 3D printed pasta, of course. Well-known Italian food company Barilla has been busy developing its own pasta 3D printer,  and it even held a contest three years ago with a...
10 Highlights of the EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter’s Long Career

10 Highlights of the EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter’s Long Career

Last week, we took a look at what has become one of the most commonly used 3D bioprinters in the industry. The 3D-Bioplotter from EnvisionTEC has now been used in more than 200 peer-reviewed research studies. That’s an impressive accomplishment, and it’s definitely worth taking a look at the important work that has been done using […]

Last week, we took a look at what has become one of the most commonly used 3D bioprinters in the industry. The 3D-Bioplotter from EnvisionTEC has now been used in more than 200 peer-reviewed research studies. That’s an impressive accomplishment, and it’s...
The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printing Doughnuts

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printing Doughnuts

Doughnuts are the popular dessert snack that people cannot resist. In fact, Americans consume 2 billion dollars worth of doughnuts per year at the retail level. 3D printing will soon change the way doughnuts are made, allowing manufacturers to produce them at lower costs. Additionally, 3D printed doughnut making tools provide a fun way for […]

Doughnuts are the popular dessert snack that people cannot resist. In fact, Americans consume 2 billion dollars worth of doughnuts per year at the retail level. 3D printing will soon change the way doughnuts are made, allowing manufacturers to produce them at lower...
Want to Get Kids to Eat Their Vegetables? 3D Print Them a Mushroom Octopus

Want to Get Kids to Eat Their Vegetables? 3D Print Them a Mushroom Octopus

Getting kids to eat healthy foods like fruit and vegetables – especially vegetables – is a task that parents have struggled with for ages. Some parents have had to get creative to get vegetables into particularly stubborn children; there are plenty of cookbooks that contain instructions for how to “sneak” vegetables and fruit into more […]

Getting kids to eat healthy foods like fruit and vegetables – especially vegetables – is a task that parents have struggled with for ages. Some parents have had to get creative to get vegetables into particularly stubborn children; there are plenty of...
The R&D Tax Aspects of Ramen Noodles and 3D Printing

The R&D Tax Aspects of Ramen Noodles and 3D Printing

Cups of noodles are one of the most popular food items among children and college students. From a quick meal in between play dates to some extra fuel on those long nights of endless studying, noodles have proven to be a fast, cost efficient, and effortless meal. Among popular brands are Maruchan’s Ramen Noodles and […]

Cups of noodles are one of the most popular food items among children and college students. From a quick meal in between play dates to some extra fuel on those long nights of endless studying, noodles have proven to be a fast, cost efficient, and effortless meal....
Dinner and an Education: 3D Print a Dessert or Code with Candy at Sue’s Tech Kitchen

Dinner and an Education: 3D Print a Dessert or Code with Candy at Sue’s Tech Kitchen

Everything is better when there’s food involved. That’s an opinion shared by many people, and Randi Zuckerberg is hoping that it will apply to tech. Zuckerberg, CEO of Zuckerberg Media and sister of Facebook CEO Mark (and former Facebook employee herself), loves technology and wants other people to love it, too, especially children. She’s the […]

Everything is better when there’s food involved. That’s an opinion shared by many people, and Randi Zuckerberg is hoping that it will apply to tech. Zuckerberg, CEO of Zuckerberg Media and sister of Facebook CEO Mark (and former Facebook employee herself),...
Celebrate World Chocolate Day with a 3D Printed Dessert!

Celebrate World Chocolate Day with a 3D Printed Dessert!

Today, July 7th, is World Chocolate Day, and I wasn’t prepared – I have no chocolate. That’s remedied easily enough, as there are several grocery and drug stores within a few miles of my office. However, that would involve leaving and driving to one of those stores, and as I’m currently hard at work, I […]

Today, July 7th, is World Chocolate Day, and I wasn’t prepared – I have no chocolate. That’s remedied easily enough, as there are several grocery and drug stores within a few miles of my office. However, that would involve leaving and driving to one...
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