3D Systems and Hershey collaborate to create the future of 3D printable foods
As was recently announced by Hershey (HSY), the largest producer of chocolate in North America, they are planning to work in tight collaboration with 3D Systems (DDD) in the nearest future. The main idea of this project is to explore ways to use 3D printing on food products creation and create 3d food printer. These two well-known companies are working now in a direction of development of new ways to produce different types of edible chocolate food using 3D technologies.
“We believe that innovation is key to delivering relevant, compelling consumer experiences with our iconic brands,” said William Papa, Vice President and Chief Research and Development Officer, The Hershey Company. “Whether it’s creating a whole new form of candy or developing a new way to produce it, we embrace new technologies such as 3D printing as a way to keep moving our timeless confectionery treats into the future.”
“Mainstreaming 3D printing is fundamental to our success and we are fortunate to partner with Hershey, the largest producer of quality chocolate in North America and a global leader in chocolate and confection to expand the 3D printing experience into delectable edibles,” said Chuck Hull, Chief Technology Officer of 3D Systems.