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November 09, 2008

Fake food factory

photo of fake food being built

Tokyo-based writer and photojournalist Tony McNicol recently visited one of the strangest companies in all of Japan...Maiduru Co., creators of astonishingly realistic fake food.

Maiduru spares no effort or expense when it comes to making their artificial food identical to the real thing. They often make molds of the actual dishes they're mimicking, and real ingredients are often embedded in the models.

McNicol has a write-up of his visit to Maiduru (in pdf format) on his blog.

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Posted by Chris Spurgeon at November 9, 2008 09:33 PM

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