3d printing food

Let’s Cut to the Cheese: Researchers Publish Study on How 3D Printing Affects the Structure and Texture of Processed Cheese

Sometimes, nothing can make a bad day better than a glass of wine at the end of it, paired with a plate of good cheese and crackers, of course; if…

WASP Takes on the Gluten-Free Challenge with a Celiac-Safe 3D Food Printer

I tend to be a bit suspicious of any food-related trend, no matter how many people adopt it. The gluten-free diet is one of those trends – I can’t imagine…

NASA-Born BeeHex Makes 3D Printed Pizza Palatable, Brings R&D Operations to Ohio

Ohio may be the heart of it all, but it’s the stomach that BeeHex is focusing on with its 3D printing technology. Having recently moved its R&D operations to Columbus,…

Pasta Gets Smart! Barilla Launches Second 3D Design Contest for 3D Printable Pasta Shapes

Back in my day, wagon wheels and vague dinosaur shapes were considered the height of sophisticated pasta shapes. I never would have imagined three-dimensional roses and cratered moons, but that’s…

From Food to Vehicles, Robots Will Be Everywhere — A Few Questions For: Hod Lipson

No matter where you turn in the tech industry these days, certain names always rise to the top of any conversation. Among these individuals is the inimitable Hod Lipson, whose…

Columbia Professor Hod Lipson Leads the Food 3D Printing Revolution with New Printer Prototype

There are numerous types of 3D printing technologies that are sure to make your eyes wide and mind wonder, but none of them will get your stomach rumbling like food 3D printing….

Do We Want 3D Printed Snacks?

The wave of things that people want to 3D print has grown to tsunami proportions. We’ve seen stories about printed organs, printed engines, and printed lingerie. It doesn’t take too…

MIT Graduate Course Challenges Students to Completely Reinvent 3D Printing Technology

Of all the universities and institutions that are experimenting with and further innovating upon 3D printing, not many can match the technological prowess of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

It’s 2050: What’s for Dinner on Mars? Help Decide & Enter Your 3D Model in the Star Trek Replicator Challenge!

How many of you remember whiling away luxurious moments in front of the television during early evenings or on weekends, watching re-runs of Star Trek? What an incredible escape, traveling…

3D Print Me a (Space) Pizza! A Few Questions For: BeeHex

3D printed food: love it or hate it, it’s coming. While to date we’ve seen some impressive proofs of concept (who could forget the terribly fancy 3D printed, edible Versailles?)…

Delicious Designs: New York Architect/Café Owner Uses 3D Printer to Create Architectural Chocolate

Not only does 3D printing open new creative doors in just about every industry, it also enables entrepreneurs to combine aspects of seemingly disparate industries into new and exciting businesses….

3D Printing’s Impact on Modern Manufacturing

You’ll be hard pressed to find an industry that won’t be impacted or influenced by 3D printing in the coming decade. Every sector of the economy will feel the positive reverberations of…

The 3D Printed Meatball – IKEA’s Fare May Look Very Different in The Future, To Feature Bugs & Algae

From the semi-granola type to the full-blown vegan, trying vegetables in nearly every way–from steamed to pressed into some sort of faux meat shape–is usually welcomed. It’s true too, that…

3D Systems Unveils Its New 3DS Culinary Lab in Los Angeles

Of all the unbelievable things that 3D printing is capable of, 3D printed food is possibly the weirdest. It sounds like something out of a science fiction novel, but it’s…

Build Your Own Food Cartridge Extruder Thanks to 3DigitalCooks

Luis Rodriguez Alcalde is the founder of 3DigitalCooks, and the Barcelona man has joined his passions for food and rapid prototyping to create “a unique and customized eating experience.” His…

Students in China Develop a Low Cost Cake 3D Printer

If you go back just a mere 3-4 years, when someone would mention 3D printing, the first thing that would come to mind would be “rapid prototyping”. However, in the…

Affordable DIY 3D Icing Printer Uses Arduino Software and an EyeDropper as an Extruder

Well, yum, yum, and yum. Look at what the latest 3D printing genius has dropped off on the kitchen doorstep for all those technologically savvy and daring chefs. Who could…

Multi-Material, Swappable Extruder, Portable 3D Printer: The Focus Launches on Kickstarter

While using desktop 3D printers can be both fun and profitable, after almost a decade of experimenting some rather common annoyances have started to be noticed. Most 3D printers are…

London 3D Printshow 2015 to Tickle Tastebuds via First 3D Printing Pop-up Restaurant

Building on the public’s appetite for 3D printing, this year those behind the 3D Printshow London have created a dazzling way to grab the attention of event goers—and that’s through…

3D Printing with Hummus — New Extrusion Process and Basic Culinary Know-How

Everyone’s favorite go-to party dip is now a 3D printing medium thanks to our friends at 3DigitalCooks (3DC), who recently introduced us to 3D printing with bananas. 3DC is a website that…

3D Printed Meat and the Future of Food

Imagine yourself sitting down to dinner in a restaurant of the future — maybe 10 or 15 years from now — and, in the mood to splurge, you order the…

PancakeBot 3D Printer to Hit Marketplace Soon in Partnership with Storebound

The thought of pancakes just invokes fresh smells, good memories, lazy weekends, and full stomachs ready for naps. My finest memories as a kid are of Sunday mornings with my…

3Digital Cooks Create a Dry Food 3D Printer Extruder

If you were to tell me five years ago that by 2015 we would be 3D printing food, I likely would have said that you were crazy. 2015 is certain…

U.S. Army Looks Into 3D Printing Food – Could Provide Extra Potent Nutrients to Soldiers in Battle

3D printing is finally starting to evolve as a technology. Just several years ago, only the largest corporations had access to the benefits of 3D printers. Then came along the…