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Say goodbye to Juicero, the maker of the $400 juicer

Juicero is no more. (iStock)The company behind the infamous $400 juicer is shutting down after 16 months in business. The juice machine gained widespread notoriety earlier this year when Bloomberg reported that the expensive device wasn’t actually required to make juice. The single-serve packets of fruits and vegetables that are bundled with the Internet-connected machine could be squeezed by hand, Bloomberg reporters found. That sparked a backlash against Juicero, which had attracted...

Ruby Is the Newest Addition to the Chocolate Spectrum

While dining at drive-thru joints, vegetarians are often forced to stick with meat-free menu choices like fries, fro-yo, and side salads. (As for vegan and gluten-free patrons, their meal options are likely even more limited.) But thanks in part to Amy's Drive Thru—a California-based restaurant that bills itself as the nation's first organic, gluten-optional, and veggie-focused fast food eatery—customers across both the Golden State and the greater U.S. may soon get to indulge their cravings...

Edible Innovations: Engineering a 3D Printer to Extrude Chocolate

From Singapore to the USA and all around Europe, Edible Innovations profiles food makers that engage in improving the global food system at every stage, from production to distribution to eating and shopping. Join us as we explore the main trends in the industry from a maker perspective. Chiara Cecchini of Future Food Institute — an ecosystem with a strong educational core that promotes food innovation as a key tool to tackle the great challenges of the future — introduces you to the faces,...

Is this the most Melbourne thing ever? Vegan vending machine spotted offering coconut water, green juice and organic salads

The vending machine offers an assortment of juices and kombucha teaIt is labelled as 'organic' and has an inspirational quote written on the frontIt's located opposite parliament house in Melbourne, on the corner of Bourke StThis isn't the first time a vegan vending machine has popped up in the stateThe Füd Revolution also produced a similar snack dispenser in 2015A trends expert believes Melbourne could become the vegan capital of the worldBy Matilda Rudd For Daily Mail AustraliaPublished:...