On April 12th, 2016, the 2nd edition of the 3D Food Printing Conference will take place at Villa Flora in Venlo, The Netherlands. The event will include a conference and an exhibition, live demonstrations and workshops.
The 3D Food Printing Conference is the innovative networking event for everyone involved in 3D printing and the food industry, offering design and engineering professionals the chance to learn and meet the possibilities of 3D printing in the food industry.
The conference will cover a variety of topics related to 3D food printing such as food components, business models & legal issues, hardware & software developments, applications for elderly and the health care industry, new value chains, safety – f.i. HACCP, food processing & design and custom nutrition.
The cutting edge program includes keynotes and a wide range of break out presentations. The networking reception creates the ideal opportunity to network in an open setting.
Who should attend the conference?
Suppliers to the food industry | agricultural industry | hardware and software suppliers | food research institutions | health care professionals | hospitality and catering professionals | trendwatchers | foodpreneurs | certification and food safety institutions.
Fast facts about 3D Foodprinting From hype to reality
As with all 3D printing applications and aspects, 3D Food Printing is a huge hype. The 3D printing technology will be fundamental to the way people interact with food in the future.
Supermarkets are already testing to 3D print customized cakes, restaurants are offering printed desserts. Some even claim that there will be a 3D food printer in every home in just two years. One thing is certain: this rapidly developing market has huge potential.
However, many research is required to change the hype into reality. Which industries will be influenced by the technology? Which food components can be printed in the near future? And which aspects should be taken into account to ensure safety and maintainability of 3D printed food?