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7 robots replacing farm workers around the world

August 24th, 2016 at 6:29 am » Comments Off

In the future, robots will increasingly replace farm workers, using artificial intelligence to plant, grow and harvest our food. In fact, many farms are already using fleets of robots, which can tend to fruits and veggies more efficiently than a human can. Here’s a look at seven machines that are currently aiding farmers around the world.



3D Printed Food: Coming To A Restaurant Near You

August 18th, 2016 at 6:35 am » Comments Off

3D Printing is changing the world of guns, souvenirs, medicine, and now food. 3D printed food may sound like sci-fi, but it’s already a reality in some capacity. A company called byFlow has created a 3D printer that utilizes pastes of any variety to build food items in a few smooth movements of a wand. The limitations of flavor and design […]



Snacks: The killer app of 3D printing

August 16th, 2016 at 7:17 am » Comments Off

3D food printers have been able to create very basic food items, such as sugar sculptures and very simple pizzas — but now a team of researchers at Columbia University has developed a machine that can make more complex snacks.



The chef is a 3D printer at this restaurant

August 16th, 2016 at 7:05 am » Comments Off

Talk about an immersive dining experience. . At Food Ink, the main draw isn’t even the food, but the way in which it’s made. You see, everything at this London concept restaurant is 3D-printed. From the dishes to the dishes upon which they sit, you’re eating at the throne of technology. Because who wants hand-prepared […]



USDA predicts global food insecurity will drop to 6% of world population

July 19th, 2016 at 11:17 am » Comments Off

Given projections for lower food prices and rising incomes, food security for the 76 low- and middle-income countries included in this demand-oriented framework is expected to improve through 2026. The share of the population that is food insecure is projected to fall from 17 percent in 2016 to 6 percent in 2026. The number of […]



3D-print a pizza in under five minutes

June 27th, 2016 at 3:44 pm » Comments Off

Today’s robots are pretty extraordinary. There are ones that can paint incredible works of art, run lettuce farms, and even act like us. The newest of these is BeeHex. Beehex can 3D-print any type of pizza.



IKEA wants to help restaurants build their own indoor farms

June 27th, 2016 at 3:35 pm » Comments Off

The furniture chain is getting into the sustainable farming industry, one restaurant kitchen at a time. Swedish home furnishing giant IKEA is known for its simple, affordable furniture that populates dorm rooms and studio apartments across the country. Now, the furniture chain is hoping to get into the sustainable farming industry, one restaurant kitchen at […]



Moley Robotics is revolutionizing kitchens around the world

June 21st, 2016 at 2:29 pm » Comments Off

Ready to take your kitchen to the next level? Moley Robotics brings to you the world’s first Robotic Kitchen featuring oven, hob, sink and two dexterous robotic arms that allow it to cook with the skill and flair of a master chef. You won’t view cooking the same ever again.



Is the future of farming in shipping containers ?

June 20th, 2016 at 4:06 pm » Comments Off

Refrigerated shipping containers used to transport cold goods. Inside the 320-square-foot boxes, it’s a relatively balmy 63 degrees, and the humid air is heavy with the earthy smell of greens. Filling each box are 256 neat vertical towers of plants, bathed in a noonday-intense pink light.



3D printing pancake robots

June 3rd, 2016 at 2:02 pm » Comments Off

The 3D printing pancake robot you’ve been waiting for is now on the market. PancakeBot retails for a cool $299.98 on Amazon. A bit expensive, yes, but can a traditional skillet cook up a pancake breakfast in the shape of Steve Wozniak’s head?



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