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“Development of 3D printable ingredients packaged in single-use capsules”

Participants:

 Driving-force company 1: 2 VEGAN NATURAL MACHINES

Driving-force company 2: CONSERVAS HIJOS DE MANUEL SÁNCHEZ BASARTE, S.A.

Leader: Centro Nacional de Tecnología y Seguridad Alimentaria (CNTA)

 

Objective: Develop at laboratory-pilot scale 3 3D printable plant formulations packaged in disposable capsules, with microbiological (shelf life), functional (printability) and sensory characteristics adapted to the current market.


– Shelf life:
formulations must have a shelf life determined according to the type of product (refrigerated, frozen and / or ambient temperature).

– Printability: after printing, the formulation must reach a minimum of 2 centimeters in height and maintain the height for at least 15 minutes.

– Sensory quality: after printing, the formulation must be organoleptically assessed by a panel of tasters in a preference test as “sensory adequate” (> 5 on a scale of 1 to 10).

 

”This project has been funded by the Government of Navarre via the calling for Grants for Technology Centers and Research Bodies and the diffusion of knowledge to undertake R&D projects 2018”

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