3D printing technology and how it can help create plant based foods

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Since the start of 3D Food Printing it has been used to create products with ever increasing complexity.
The possibility to deposit materials in specific amounts and positions and thus create unique material compositions and distributions within a single product is what is unique about 3D printing. As such, this allows for the creation of products with very specific properties, including structure and texture. The learnings from the past decade form the basis for the creation of novel plant-based food products.

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Starch-based inks for 3D food printing application

Bianca Maniglia

3D food printing is a futuristic technology that consists of additive manufacturing to create personalized and creative food products. 3D printing can deliver a product that adapts to specific consumption, texture, taste, cost, practicality, and nutrition. Extrusion-type 3D printing is the most common for the production of printed foods, as it is easy to process and allows the use of different types of materials (called “food inks”).

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The challenge of high throughput 3D printers for food application; bottlenecks and possible solutions.

Alain Lebail

3D food printing investigations are for the most dealing with flow rates in the range of few ml per minutes more or less. Such flow rate allow the production of small sized food samples, food prototypes or personalized food corresponding to a niche market. The major application of food ADM (additive manufacturing) with high throughput is without any doubt the pizza manufacturing, based on a layer by layer approach.

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Kuleana. The next generation seafood

Sonia Hurtado

Sonia Hurtado is the co-founder and CSO at Kuleana, leading the R&D team with the same mission she had since she was a little girl, protecting and helping the animals and the environment.

She’s been working in the food industry for more than 15 years, mostly in R&D, having her background in food science and technology with a MSc in food biotechnology. She’s done research in 3D food printing and extrusion and the last 5 years she’s been focused in developing plant based alternatives, such as bacon, chicken or ham.

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Cook.3D: a new food 3D printing approach

Gaia Di Martino

by Gaia Di Martino, Hochschule Ruhr West

Nowadays more and more people are intrigued by 3D food printing; but most of the 3D printers for food require a certain practical experience to be used at their best. On top of that, often these machines are hard and time consuming to be cleaned. This is how the idea of a new 3D printer was born: a machine that combines the perks of a greater automation of a control system and the cleanliness of a new concept for the printing head. A cleaner and more hygienic 3D printer for food that can be used by anyone, no matter the level of expertise.

program: https://3dfoodprintingconference.com/program/

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3D Food Printing, Healthy Nutrition, Smart & Vertical Farming – Conferences, Expo, Masterclass, demo corners, lab tours & more, at Agri-Food Innovation Event 2018

Agri-Food Innovation Event

3D Food Printing, Healthy Nutrition, Smart & Vertical Farming – Conferences, Expo, demo corners, lab tours & more, June 27- June 29, during Agri-Food Innovation Event 2018 in Venlo.

June 27:

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