New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/10/2018
3D food printers are commonly used to design and provide a 3D shape to food products. With the use of 3D food printers, one can prepare different kinds of tasty ingredients from materials such as algae and protein form beet leaves or insects. A 3D food printer can be used to customise food according to individual needs and preferences.
3D food printers offer a range of potential benefits. 3D food printers deposit a printing medium in layers for the creation of an object. Several 3D food printers use melted plastic as a medium instead of ink. The melted plastic solidifies immediately after being released from the nozzle of the printer. By using 3D printers, a food item can be prepared more easily as compared to traditional methods of cooking. In addition, the technology used in 3D food printers has tremendously changed the food industry in the world. At present, several industries and companies are using 3D printers for the preparation of food that contains the required amount of proteins. 3D food printers are used for manufacturing and preparing food with the usage of power materials, lasers and nozzles and they can prepare and customize food products that contain the right nutrients & proteins in the right amount. Cutting-edge food printers perform better as compared to Choc edge and ChefJet printers. In the near future, 3D food printers are expected to be able to offer additional benefits. In the year 2013 NASA has formed a partnership with Texas based company to create a more productive and capable food printer. NASA's main aim is to increase the quality, safety and stability of the food provided to the astronauts when that are in outer space. This is very important for astronauts who are undertaking missions in outer space. Another important aim of 3D food printers is to reduce the hunger in the world.
3D Food Printers Market - Dynamics:
The 3D food printers market is expected to grow at a lucrative rate during the forecast period. The demand for customised food has increased in various food products used in day-to-day life, which include colours, flavours, nutrition, shapes and textures. 3D food printers are mostly used for printing on candies, chocolates and bread products due to an increase in the demand for customised cakes and chocolates from consumers. Technology is also one of the major driving factors in the 3D food printing market. Most 3D food printers use various kinds of additive filament depositions and fused deposition modelling technology for the printing of food.
Illustration Photo: The BotBQ is an open source project where the goal is creating a BBQ that 3D prints your burgers (credit: Jason Ray / http://botbq.org/barbecue-bbq/)