#FoodTechNews 3D Food Printer for the Home to an Avocado ‘Time-Machine’

This week’s food-tech news has not disappointed. After reading that there is 3D food printer for the home and an avocado ‘time-machine’ to stop the sought-after fruit browning, we had to share 5 recent stories that caught out eye.

Food Delivery Giant Deliveroo Lands $275 Million Investment – eater.com
Food Delivery Giant Deliveroo Lands $275 Million Investment “Deliveroo is the latest food delivery service to rack up some serious investment money, today announcing a $275 million investment.”

Powerplant Ventures closes $42 million fund to back “plant-centric” food and tech startups – techcrunch.com

Credit: POWERPLANT VENTURES
Credit: POWERPLANT VENTURES

“In recent years, venture capital has poured into food companies, from meal kit and grocery delivery services to the makers of environmentally sustainable, or health-promoting food products.”

Scientists Are Developing A 3D Food Printer For The Home – huffingtonpost.co.uk
Credit: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, YOUTUBE
Credit: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, YOUTUBE

“A team of engineers at Columbia University are developing a 3D food printer for the home that could revolutionise how we eat.”

Turn that brown upside down: avocado ‘time-machine’ stops fruit browning – theguardian.com
An avocado 'time-machine' stops fruit browning“As anyone who has ever bought avocados will know, the ripeness window for the fruit is around 17 minutes. Before that, it’s solid and nutty. After, brown and mushy. So-called “ripe and ready” products are a lie. Once sliced or pulped, it’s a matter of seconds before smooth, fresh green flesh becomes musty and oxidized.”
Take a look at Singapore’s first vending machine cafe, VendCafe – straitstimes.com
Credit: LIM YAOHUI
Credit: LIM YAOHUI

“A vending machine “cafe” serving hot meals, snacks and drinks at all hours of the day was launched in the heartland yesterday, with more on the way.”

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