Printed food

QZ.com story:

Anjan Contractor's 3D food printer might evoke visions of the 'replicator' popularized in Star Trek, from which Captain Picard was constantly interrupting himself to order tea. And indeed Contractor's company, Systems and; Materials Research Corporation, just got a six month, 125,000 dollar grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer. (...) Ubiquitous food synthesizers would also create new ways of producing the basic calories on which we all rely. Since a powder is a powder, the inputs could be anything that contain the right organic molecules. We already know that eating meat is environmentally unsustainable, so why not get all our protein from insects. (...)