Ok, so food printing is a thing, but why is it a thing and will it become more of a thing in the future? To answer these semi-coherent questions, we thought about looking at some of the initiatives from larger companies that have been experimenting with 3D printing over the years.
For instance, Barilla made headlines for its 3D printed pasta design contest, which used an extrusion technology developed with Dutch research group TNO. Three winners were announced at the end of 2017, but where can we get some printed pasta?
Well, Barilla’s R&D arm, Blu1877 , ultimately spun out a startup dubbed BluRhapsody , which allows customers to purchase 3D-printed noodles in batches of four to 22 in shapes such as comets, snowmen, vases, clam shells and a proprietary geometry called a […]
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