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Printing Food to Prevent Waste

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Globally, one third of the food produced each year goes to waste (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Dutch designer, Elzelinde van Doleweerd wanted to prevent food waste. What started as a university project has now morphed into a company called Upprinting Food in conjunction with Vita Broeken.

How does it work? Recipes are created from leftovers or food that is considered too ugly to eat. After printing, the food is baked to ensure it is safe to consume and store for a long period of time.hese gorgeous 3D-printed snacks are made from f

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