Consider a 5X8X3 box of Rotini or Bow Tie noodles condensed to a 5X2X3 size box which would contain the same amount of cooked noodles. Without being chemically treated or made from GMO to achieve the shape shift.
Might add new meaning to, "You eat with your eyes first".
I would see this being a hit with the RV, Camping, & Hiking folks. Then
kids wanting to watch the pasta cook and transform into it's final form.
It would be easy to dismiss this as a novelty, but it may be a preview of
food packaging in the future.