Hershey Teams to Create 3D Treats

The Hershey Company has entered into a joint development agreement with the 3D printing company 3D Systems to develop opportunities to use 3D printing technology in creating edible foods, including confectionery treats.

“We believe that innovation is key to delivering relevant, compelling consumer experiences with our iconic brands,” says 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.”