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3D Printing – The Future of Food?

The other day, I came across an event taking place in Shoreditch all about 3D Printing. This is something I was vaguely aware of, but really didn’t know that much about. When I saw that there was a whole conference section on gastronomy, I was intrigued – how on earth could you 3D print food?! I had to find out, so I took the morning off work and was able to get a press pass for the conference.     Having managed events and conferences myself in the past, I always have pretty high expectations. With various technical issues (ironic for a conference focusing on the very latest in technology!), no refreshments or breaks in between speakers, I was a little bit disappointed in the organisation of it. I really hoped that the content of the conference would make my morning off worth it – and it certainly did! There were five different speakers: Frits Hoff from FabLab Maastricht: Experiments with 3D Food Printing Pieter Debrauwer from TNO: 3D Food Printing & Medical Nutrition Chia-Ling …