Print different shapes to encourage kids to eat healthy foods. Food replicators used to be science fiction. But 3D food printers came along and started giving us things like chocolate on demand. But what about people who want to eat healthier food? Welcome Foodini, the world’s first 3D printer designed to print meals with fresh, nutritious ingredients. […]
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The tag uses a simple color system to track the food’s quality. Chinese researchers have developed a tiny tag that changes color to indicate the freshness of a perishable product, like a carton milk, without opening the container. The technology was presented this week at the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Dallas. […]
WHO recommends that adults have less sugar per day than is found in one glass of many soft drinks. Scientists are gearing up for a battle with the food industry after the World Health Organization (WHO) moved to halve its recommendation on sugar intake.
IBM’s Cognitive Cooking IBM’s Watson, the artificially intelligent supercomputer, is known for beating the pants off Jeopardy contestants in trivia. But soon it might also be known for giving foodies on Top Chef a run for their money at cooking.
Futurist Thomas Frey: Yesterday my wife Deb and I had lunch at one of our favorite Chinese restaurants, and afterwards we’re given the typical fortune cookies that come with the bill. Jokingly I broke open the first one and asked, “I wonder if it’d be possible to create a real fortune sometime in the future […]
The Hershey Company is hiring a futurist. The Hershey Company is it the largest chocolate manufacturer in the United States, selling 40 percent of domestic dark chocolate. But Hershey also operates a store/museum in Hershey, Pennsylvania. And one in Times Square. And one in Las Vegas. And they also operate an amusement park.
Greenhouse at Sunrise Hydroponics. There is an Amish farm in Topeka, Indiana that supplies all-natural, sustainable produce, using 90% less water and 90% less land, and that utilizes the most advanced vertical aeroponic technology on earth. You cannot get produce that is more local, fresh, healthy, and sustainable — even in the middle of an Indiana blizzard — like […]
ChefJet edible designs 3D Systems has just unveiled its new line of ChefJet 3D sugar printers. 3D Systems insists ChefJet will allow any professional kitchen to incorporate “stunning edible prints” with minimal effort—that is, for foodies willing to fork out some serious dough.
3D Systems and Hershey’s to make a machine that prints chocolate. 3D Systems announced a deal with Hershey’s Thursday to collaborate on developing a 3-D printer that makes chocolate and other edible products.
The U.S. isn’t even in the top 10 of coffee consumption. America might be famous for running on coffee, but compared to a handful of other countries, it doesn’t run on much. When it comes to actual coffee consumption per person, the US doesn’t even crack the top 15.