An Overview of 3D Printing Technologies for Food Fabrication

@article{Sun2015AnOO,
  title={An Overview of 3D Printing Technologies for Food Fabrication},
  author={Jie Sun and Weibiao Zhou and Dejian Huang and Jerry Ying Hsi Fuh and Geok Soon Hong},
  journal={Food and Bioprocess Technology},
  year={2015},
  volume={8},
  pages={1605-1615}
}
Different from robotics-based food manufacturing, three-dimensional (3D) food printing integrates 3D printing and digital gastronomy to revolutionize food manufacturing with customized shape, color, flavor, texture, and even nutrition. Hence, food products can be designed and fabricated to meet individual needs through controlling the amount of printing material and nutrition content. The objectives of this study are to collate, analyze, categorize, and summarize published articles and papers… Expand

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