3D Systems has announced the CocoJet, a chocolate 3D printer developed in collaboration with The Hershey Company. The 3D printer is ideal for the baker or chocolatier, the CocoJet prints custom designs in dark, milk or white chocolate.
CocoJet is the latest result of 3DS' partnership with The Hershey Company. The collaboration explores ways to incorporate 3D chocolate printing and provides valuable market research on the consumer applications for chocolate 3D printing. The company intends to share its commercial plans for this class of chocolate 3D printers at a later date.
"We are now using 3D technology to bring Hershey goodness to consumers in unanticipated and exciting ways," said Will Papa, Chief Research and Development Officer, The Hershey Company. "3D printing gives consumers nearly endless possibilities for personalizing their chocolate, and we look forward to continued development of this amazing technology."