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3D printer printing a mashed potato pattern

3D Food Printing for Healthy Eating

Are three-dimensional (3D) printed meals the future?

This talk will introduce 3D food printing technology and explore its current and future applications, with a focus on how this could help us achieve healthy eating and nourish vulnerable communities like aged care residents.
The team will bring their 3D food printers to show what the future of nutrition could look like. 

About the speakers

Dr Liezhou Zhong is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Nutrition & Health Innovation Research Institute (NHIRI) at Edith Cowan University (ECU). His research focuses on how new food processing technologies can improve human nutrition and health. 

Amanda Orchard is a chef in aged care catering. She has a strong interest in texture modified foods and olfactory and taste dysfunction in the elderly. 

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    Event Showings

    Tuesday 18 October 2022 
    12.30pm to 1.30pm 

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    Free, book now as places are limited

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    City of Perth Library

    573 Hay Street

    Perth WA 6000

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