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.
As gum manufacturers are battling the sluggish category growth by developing new and bold flavors, some makers have gone in the other direction: Innovating the texture, according to a recent blog post penned by Mintel’s director of insight on food and...
3D printed robotic end-of-arm components are the future of F&B manufacturing as they save time and money while producing lightweight parts that perform better and cause less wear and tear, according to Stratasys.
French equipment supplier Procys has developed an industrial online printing system using caramel-based food inks that it claims offers biscuit manufacturers flexibility to produce personalized products at scale.
Investing in 3D printing could open new markets and generate huge cost savings for food manufacturers and retailers, but first companies must overcome potential regulatory and legal hurdles, many of which are not yet identified, warn food and drug lawyers...