The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of May 10th, 2018

May 10, 2018 |

#1 3-D printing of customized food is on the horizon

In South Korea, new research aimed at using 3-D printing to create customized food has demonstrated turning powdered ingredients into food that meets individual nutrition requirements.

The researchers used a prototype 3-D printer to create food with microstructures that replicated the physical properties and nanoscale texture in actual food samples. Their platform can turn carbohydrate and protein powders into food with microstructures that can be tuned to control food texture and how the food is absorbed by the body.

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