Technology based on ink-jet printers is putting extra frosting onto the supermarket bakery's special-order decorated-cake business. The patented system uses a regular garden-variety computer and a scanner to reproduce color photos on the tops of cakes -- hence the end product's name of "portrait" or "picture" cake. A color monitor lends a touch of theater. But what performs the actual grunt work is a decorating cartridge that sprays atomized droplets of edible food coloring onto any ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.