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Is Scotland market-ready for 3-D printed food?

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Publication date: 07/06/2019
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Food printing technology is evolving, reinventing everything from pasta to chocolate, and with many predicting that 3D printers are the future of the domestic kitchen, what do Scottish companies need to know to get in the game?

In recent years 3D printing has grown popular across many business sectors, helping businesses to experiment with materials, customise products, speed up processes and reduce costs.

In the food and drink industry using 3D technology allows manufacturers to experiment with food shapes and texture. With computer technology, chefs can create intricate sugar sculptures, patterned chocolates, and latticed pastry.

When 3D printed food is ready for the commercial market, it’s going to have an impact on many parts of the food and drink sector.

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