An Aloft Hotel in Cupertino, Calif., confirmed an exceptional hire: SaviOne – a robotic butler! A.L.O. as the robot is known as, reported to his first day at work on Aug 20. The robotic butler is 3 feet tall, weighs roughly 45 kilograms. The robot has been given a sleek love, with a very simply [...]
3D Systems (DDD) announced a partnership with The Hershey Company last Thursday, in order to collaborate on creating a 3-D food printer that will be able to produce printed edible chocolates and other products.
Starbucks Corp. has introduced its new single-serve brewer Verismo, which will be sold online this weekend for $199. The Starbucks Verismo is planned to be sold in the company’s cafés next month. The competitive prices of the Starbucks new coffee machine could be a threat to brewers from Green Mountain Coffee Roaster Inc. and Nestle SA, the dominant players in the single-serve coffee market valued at $8 billion.
The world of 3D printing has been experimenting with all sorts of materials for a while, and with innovations specific to 3D Food Printers, they offered the promise of soon becoming widely used by lay people for everyday purposes. Now, with researchers from the University of Exeter and University of Brunel, in collaboration with software [...]
What’s been the hottest buzz word in haute cuisine of late? If you’re thinking ‘molecular gastronomy’, you’re spot on. Revered by some as an art that endows the process of cooking the respect it deserve by treating it as science, and disliked by others – including top New York chefs like Dan Kluger, Daniel Boulud and [...]
Say it out loud. “Print out the food you want – anytime”. And try not laughing your head off. Taking technology to the next level seems like a gross understatement here. Food printers, a technology derived from three-dimensional printing first invented at MIT in the 1980s, could ultimately allow consumers to print food at home. Imagine [...]