Steve Osborne, a partner at brand and packaging design consultancy Osborne Pike, explains the ideas that brought Nestlé’s Smarties to life and how confectionery companies can capitalize on seasonal offerings with a fresh, new look.
The all-in-one tabletop machine completes each step of the chocolate making process – from nib to conching to cooling – yielding a final product of real chocolate in about two hours, with the help of a digital recipe and guidance app.
Dutch 3D printing specialist byFlow believes that by partnering with food industry multinationals the technology it develops will help shape the future of food – quite literally. And that future is personal, CEO Nina Hoff tells FoodNavigator.
Sam Part, the 26-year-old designer, entrepreneur and CEO of Candy Mechanics, is our guest today. Sam has successfully raised £400,000 ($520,000) to extend partnerships within the confectionery industry.
Bazooka Candy Brands has developed its first interlocking gummies made by a 3D mold called Match-Ems, as the US gummy business is now ‘on fire,’ said its senior director of marketing and innovation, Nicole Rivera.
Hershey says it is continuing to explore the possibilities of 3D chocolate printing partnering with a ‘world-renowned culinary school’ and funding two students to focus on exploring real-world applications of the technology.