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'Digital Bakery' 3D-Prints Sweets, Chocolates in Any Shape

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Sugar Lab's 3D-printed strawberry truffles.

Said Sugar Lab head chef Jonathan Solomon, “I really feel like I'm getting to work on the future of food."


Sugar Lab, a "digital bakery" based in East Los Angeles, CA, uses the only NSF-certified three-dimensional (3D) printer in the world to produce custom-ordered sweets and chocolates in any shape.

The company's designers model the products, which are then 3D-printed by its chefs using a "super fondant" made from water, sugar, and vegetable starch.

Said Sugar Lab's Kyle von Hasseln, "It really takes working with a chef and having a goal, researching what ingredients you want, sourcing them, bringing them in-house, mixing them up, tasting them before they even go into the 3D printer and understanding what you're working with. And then after the object is 3D printed, there are a million things that a chef can do with that object."

Sugar Lab's 3D printer can print thousands of products overnight.

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