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3D printed chocolate
Forget the fridge. People hunting for a snack in the future will fire up the 3D printer.
Printers have already been used to print a range of foods - including scallops, turkey and now chocolate.
Researchers at the University of Exeter used 3D printing technology to create a range of chocolate shapes.
The research team initially found chocolate difficult to work with as it requires precise heating and cooling cycles that had to be integrated with flow rates for the 3D printing process.
Photo: David Martin/EPSRC