The First 3D Printing Restaurant In The World

3D Printing Restaurant

The First 3D Printing Restaurant In The World

3D printing has become the 21st century’s new manufacturing tool and is regularly applied in industries such as aerospace, automotive, fashion and healthcare, but in the last few years it has also made its way into professional kitchens. FOODINK is one key example of a company pioneering the use of food 3D printing and its founder, Antony Dobrzensky, believes the technology is an unstoppable force for the food industry. Continue reading “The First 3D Printing Restaurant In The World”

The Future of 3D Food Printing: Customization and Health Impact

3D Food Printing

The Future of 3D Food Printing: Customization and Health Impact

Since its invention in the 1980s, 3D printing technology has evolved at lightning speed. A decade ago, the original technology — where physical objects are printed from 3D digital models — was only reserved for corporations and universities designing prototypes and architectural models. Today, smaller and more affordable, they can be easily seen in kitchens and storefronts, grade schools and homes. Continue reading “The Future of 3D Food Printing: Customization and Health Impact”

3D Food Printing Conference 2018 program & quotes from speakers’ presentations

3D Food Printing

The 3D Food Printing Conference 2018 will take place on June 28, at Brightlands Campus in Venlo, The Netherlands, as part of a three-day Agri-Food Innovation Event, which includes 4 conferences, an expo, demo corners (Healthy Nutrition on June 27 and 3D Food Printing on June 28), a 3D Food Printing Masterclass, Brightbox tour (vertical farming expertise centre), Laboratorium tour Centre for Healthy Eating and Food Innovation and a 3D Food Printing Experience at Wageningen University & Research.

The program of the 3D Food Printing Conference includes speakers from reputed universities and companies:

Stephen Homer, Materials Scientist, CSIRO, Australia, on “3D printing for personalised nutrition”: Continue reading “3D Food Printing Conference 2018 program & quotes from speakers’ presentations”

3D Food Printing projects at HAS University of Applied Science – Students Demo Corner during 3D Food Printing Conference 2018

Students Demo Corner

3D Food Printing projects at HAS University of Applied Science – Students Demo Corner during 3D Food Printing Conference 2018, June 28, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Antien Zuidberg will present shortly the Food Innovation model and how food concepts with 3D food printing are developed at HAS University of Applied Science. After Antien Zuidberg’s introduction, four bachelor students will present their 3D food printing projects. Continue reading “3D Food Printing projects at HAS University of Applied Science – Students Demo Corner during 3D Food Printing Conference 2018”

Coaxial extrusion-based printing for designing foods having personalized properties – Presented by Valerie Vancauwenberghe, MeBios, KU Leuven

Valerie Vancauwenberghe

Coaxial extrusion-based printing for designing foods having personalized properties – Presented by Valerie Vancauwenberghe, PhD, Post-Doc, KU Leuven, MeBioS division, Belgium, on June 28, at the 3D Food Printing Conference, during the Agri-Food Innovation Event 2018 at Brightlands Campus, Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Low methoxylated pectin gel is a promising food-ink for the 3D printing of healthy candy having variable textural and structural properties. However, the actual printing method based on simple extrusion requires an incubation post-treatment in calcium solution in order to complete the gelation of printed objects. Coaxial printing can avoid the need of post-treatment by accurately controlling the gelation of printed pectin objects through the simultaneous deposition of pectin ink and crosslink solution.

Coaxial extrusion-based printing can be applied for more food products than pectin gels and thus, could innovate and bring more possibilities in the personalization of printed foods. Continue reading “Coaxial extrusion-based printing for designing foods having personalized properties – Presented by Valerie Vancauwenberghe, MeBios, KU Leuven”

3D Food Printing Experience at Wageningen University & Research – Part of 3D Food Printing Conference & Agri-Food Innovation Event2018

3D Food Printing Experience at Wageningen University & Research – Part of 3D Food Printing Conference and Agri-Food Innovation Event 2018

Date: June 29
Venue: Wisdom and Wonder Pavilion @ Wageningen University & Research Campus
(Droevendaalsesteeg 4, 6708 PB Wageningen)
Time: 9.00 AM – 1 PM
Free admission – Registration required
Lunch and transportation from Brightlands to the venue are provided*. Hotel costs and dinner are on your own account

Innovation in food and agriculture has come a long way in the past century, resulting in the production of more food than ever before. However, the food industry is facing new challenges due to rapid societal changes: in 2040 there will be 9 billion people to feed; there is an increasing demand for personalized, nutritious, and healthy food; and food production should be done in an affordable way without harming the environment. Radical innovations are required to meet the demands of the near future. 3D printing provides the food industry the opportunity to adapt and change their production processes. Continue reading “3D Food Printing Experience at Wageningen University & Research – Part of 3D Food Printing Conference & Agri-Food Innovation Event2018”

Powderbased 3D food printing technologies – Presented by Martijn Noort, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research

Martijn Noort

Powderbased 3D food printing technologies – Presented by Martijn Noort, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research at the 3D Food Printing Conference, Jun 28, Brightlands Campus, Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Besides FDM/extrusion printing also powder based techniques such as Powder Bed Printing (PBP) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) offer potential for food production. Main advantages of powderbased printing are the higher degrees of 3D design freedom and scalability. Furthermore, these techniques offer unique potential to control the local composition as well as the physical state of the food product structure on a voxel base. This presentation gives an overview of the current state of the art of powder based food printing technologies and their added value over conventional food manufacturing.

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3D printing for personalised nutrition – Presented by Stephen Homer, CSIRO

Stephen Homer

3D printing for personalised nutrition – Presented by Stephen Homer, CSIRO, at the 3D Food Printing Conference, Jun 28, Brightlands Campus, Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

In recent years, people have become far more aware of their nutritional requirements and there is a greater interest in eating healthy and convenient foods. 3D printing offers the potential to prepare convenient and on-demand personalised foods to cater for a variety of consumer segments and lifestyles. This presentation will outline the objectives of our research program and discuss methods for 3D printing with some focus on gelation mechanisms as well as methods to control micro-structures to regulate digestion.

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3D food printing @ HAS Hogeschool – Presented by Antien Zuidberg, HAS Hogeschool

Antien Zuidberg

3D food printing @ HAS Hogeschool – Presented by Antien Zuidberg, HAS Hogeschool, at the 3D Food Printing Conference, Jun 28, Brightlands Campus, Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Lector A.Zuidberg will shortly introduce HAS hogeschool and the lectorate Design Methods in Food. 3 groups of students will shortly pitch their bachelor project, which will also be presented separately in stand 11.

Interview 
What drives you?
Design methods in Food Innovations

What are the three things you would take with you on a deserted island?
A book, paper and pencils

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
Personalised food , 3d food printing and Design Methods Continue reading “3D food printing @ HAS Hogeschool – Presented by Antien Zuidberg, HAS Hogeschool”