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You Can 3D Print Gummies — Are Tacos Next?

Photo via Magic Candy Factory on Facebook

Photo via Magic Candy Factory on Facebook
Photo via Magic Candy Factory on Facebook
Photo via Magic Candy Factory on Facebook

Ever dreamed of designing your own snacks? Now you can 3D print them thanks to a UK-based company called Magic Candy Factory.

When you visit the company's website, you find out more about the process of how you can "begin your very special journey to create all of the candies in your imagination." They are gummies, vegan and totally edible.

The steps are pretty straightforward: Choose a shape, color and flavor then pick a finish and label. The shapes vary from a key to a heart to an octopus. Flavors include green apple, grape and cherry. The finish options include added bonuses like 'glitter' and 'sour.'

As the Los Angeles Times recently pointed out, the 3D food-printing craze has made its way to the City of Angels with the 3DS Culinary Lab. Soon, gummies from Magic Candy Factory will be available in select U.S. stores, according to the LA Times.

We hope Magic Candy Factory inspires some sort of Magic Taco Stand where you can create a 3D-printed taco to top all high-tech tacos. So far, we've only gotten a 3D-printed model of a taco – but not something you can actually eat. However, we did come as far as a Burritobot, a machine that created some semblance of a burrito. Minus the taste, which creator Marko Manriquez told Co.Design was only "alright."

Here's to hoping we can get a 3D-printed taco in the near future. Although nothing compares to the real thing.

Photo via Magic Candy Factory on Facebook
Photo via Magic Candy Factory on Facebook
Photo via Magic Candy Factory on Facebook
Photo via Magic Candy Factory on Facebook
Photo via Magic Candy Factory on Facebook
Photo via Magic Candy Factory on Facebook

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