3-D printing finds uses in healthcare food service

August 22, 2017

A hot new technology in the food industry — 3-D printing — is finding a place in healthcare food service, according to an article on the Marlin website.

It offers the potential for customization in design, decoration and nutritional ingredients while saving time and reducing waste.

3-D printers enable personalized food products to be created with precise amounts of vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates and other nutrients required for a particular life stage, life style or medical condition. 

This advantage is desirable for healthcare applications in nursing homes and hospitals, where it is often difficult to provide patients with appealing and nutritious meal options.

Read the article.



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