Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have some chocolates to print

Choc Creator

Choc Creator, the 3D printer that uses chocolate as its ink, is currently available for pre-order and should be commercially released by the end of the month, according to BBC News.

The concept is simple: the machine allows users to print their own custom-made sweets, layer by layer to create a 3D shape, without any molding tools.

“You just need to melt some chocolate, fill a syringe that is stored in the printer, and get creative printing your chocolate,” said Dr. Liang Hao, the lead scientist who developed the machine.

Attractive as it may sound to anyone with a sweet tooth, this printer is totally impractical because of the eye-watering cost. It’s almost $4,000 USD, and you have to pay a 30% deposit if you pre-order now.

I think the machine is useful only to those who are either with Willy Wonka or are into some kind of chocolate business.  If you’re an Average Joe then this can serve no purpose but adding on the extra pounds.

Watch the Choc Creator in action in the videos below.