CSM Bakery Solutions to bring 3D printing to food industry
CSM Bakery Solutions and 3D Systems Corporation are joining forces to develop a range of 3D printers for the food industry to create designs with ingredients including sugar.
The global agreement allows the two companies to bring 3D printed culinary products to the market. CSM will support the development of and have exclusive rights to use 3D Systems’ ChefJet Pro 3D printer for high-resolution food products for the professional culinary environment.
Marianne Kirkegaard, CSM’s president and CEO, says, “Our agreement with 3D Systems has the potential to reshape the food industry. Across a number of industries, 3D printing has helped transform industries, and there’s every reason to think the same can be true for the food industry.”
Vyomesh Joshi, 3D Systems president and CEO, adds, “Our extensive and versatile portfolio of materials addresses the widest range of applications and performance in 3D printing – from culinary to industrial.
“As we continue to drive innovation and explore strategic partnerships with industry leaders, our partnership with CSM is a perfect fit to leverage our technology and capabilities to expand applications and materials.”
The partnership enables collaborative R&D, engineering, design and printer development focused on specific sourcing, food product development and go to market plans. CSM and 3D Systems have started work to bring prototypes to the market.