Gastronology 3D Food Works is Gold sponsor of the 3D Food Printing Conference part of the Agrifood Innovation Event

Gastronology 3D Food Works, founded in 2019, is developing unique 3D food recipes and natural 3D food shapes for people with chewing and swallowing disorders, and is currently building the production line to print on an industrial scale. Until now it has been impossible for people with chewing and swallowing disorders to enjoy delicious meals as their daily meal consists of blended food: unrecognizable and not very tasty.

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Partial substitution of pork meat by (extruded) pea protein products to obtain high-quality cooked sausages

Meat (products) are a good source of high-quality proteins, vitamins and minerals. However, the meat processing chain has a considerable impact on the environment through the use of land and increased GHG emissions. To prevent global malnutrition without further compromising the environment, partial substitution of meat by plant-based proteins need to be investigated.

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Can Vertical Farming be profitable? Understanding Business Models.

Vertical Farming is an exciting growing technique. More an more innovators and growers deploy vertical farming methods in their operations but some struggle to be profitable. Is it not possible to run a profitable vertical farm? In this presentation we will discuss different business models and key drivers of the vertical farming business case in regards to CAPEX, OPEX and revenue. We will put the consumer in the center of the discussion and elaborate with consumer in mind different vertical farming use cases.

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Adapting the curdling process of cheese for 3D printing of protein-fortified milk

Dairy ingredients such as milk proteins have structure-forming capabilities and are, therefore, suitable ingredients for 3D food printing. In the cheese-making process, during the curdling step, milk proteins coagulate and form a gel (curd) produced by the action of rennet (a substance typically found in a calf’s stomach). The consistency and coagulation speed of the milk curd can be controlled by factors such as protein content, pH, salt concentration and temperature.

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Texture control and modulation of 3D food assemblies: bubble distributions for altering the deformation behavior

For the production of highly customized and reproducible food textures, 3D printing presents a novel texturing approach due to its high accuracy and precision. Assembling of food foam structures using periodic and repetitive closed-cell bubble configurations presents a new approach for obtaining pre-designed textural properties. For printing food structures with specific textural properties, a phenomenological model was developed where the material and foam parameters can be autonomously determined according to the desired hardness levels.

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Gastronology 3D Food Works is Gold sponsor of the 3D Food Printing Conference

Next to a booth at the exhibit, Gastronology powers the conference session, titled: Food innovation in Health care.

Gastronology 3D Food Works, founded in 2019, is developing unique 3D food recipes and natural 3D food shapes for people with chewing and swallowing disorders, and is currently building the production line to print on an industrial scale.

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Farm Tech Society is industry partner of the Agrifood Innovation Event

The Farm Tech Society (FTS) is an international non-profit industry association that unites and supports the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry, seeking to strengthen the sector through the development and implementation of resilient and future proof methods and technologies for indoor growing.

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Kalera is silver sponsor of the Vertical Farming Conference

Kalera is a vertical farming company headquartered in Orlando, Florida and a branch offices in Munich, Kuwait and Singapore. Kalera uses technology to ensure that more people around the world have access to the freshest, most nutritious, and cleanest products available. It has spent several years optimizing plant nutrient formulas and developing an advanced automation and data acquisition system with Internet of Things, cloud, big data analytics and artificial intelligence capabilities.

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Fluence Bioengineering is silver sponsor of the Vertical Farming Conference

Fluence Bioengineering, Inc. (Fluence) creates powerful and energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial crop production and research applications. Since the company’s earliest days, its mission has been to improve the interaction between light and life to yield a healthier and more sustainable world. Ask anyone at the company: Fluence doesn’t just manufacture lights. Fluence delivers state-of-the-art, science-backed lighting solutions and facility design best practices backed by an impressive pedigree of cultivation expertise.

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