“At KFC, we are closely monitoring all of the latest trends and innovations and doing our best to keep up with the times by introducing advanced technologies to our restaurant networks,” said said Raisa Polyakova, general manager of KFC Russia & CIS, in the release. “Crafted meat products are the next step in the development of our ‘restaurant of the future’ concept. Our experiment in testing 3D bioprinting technology to create chicken products can also help address several looming global problems. We are glad to contribute to its development and are working to make it available to thousands of people in Russia and, if possible, around the world.”

The 3D printed nuggets will be as close as possible in both taste and appearance to the original KFC product, as KFC will provide its partner with all of the necessary ingredients, such as breading and spices, to achieve the brand’s signature taste.

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