Open Thread: #WINNING-Hershey’s Wants To 3-D Print Chocolate
January 16, 2014 - 7:48 pm
Hershey’s has partnered with a 3-D printing company to make headway in chocolate innovation. The chocolate maker announced Thursday it was entering a multi-year agreement with 3D Systems to produce confectionary treats leveraging 3D Systems’ technology, which includes two new sugar and chocolate printers unveiled at CES earlier this month.
“We believe that innovation is key to delivering relevant, compelling consumer experiences with our iconic brands,” William Papa, Hershey’s vice president and chief R&D officer, said in a statement. “Whether it’s creating a whole new form of candy or developing a new way to produce it, we embrace new technologies such as 3-D printing as a way to keep moving our timeless confectionery treats into the future.”
This, then a hover car, and technology has done all it can for me.