Portable 3D printer produces customers’ bespoke cake designs

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Edible experiments with 3D printing continue to expand the range of customized food available to consumers. We recently reported that Kinneir Dufort in the UK can now produce pancakes with the diner's face on, and now Dutch supermarket Albert Hejin is enabling customers to design, print and buy custom cake decorations. The company is running a pilot at its new Eindhoven superstore which enables customers to create their own designs using Doodle3D. The illustration program is running on a tablet in their confectionary department — customers simply create a custom cake decoration on the screen and, once finished, the software…

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