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Hershey's to make 3-D chocolate printer
CNN.com ^ | 16 Jan 2014 | Steve Hargreaves

Posted on 01/17/2014 6:57:22 AM PST by shove_it

Because apparently Americans don't have easy enough access to junk food, soon getting a candy bar could be as easy as hitting "print." 3D Systems (DDD) announced a deal with Hershey's (HSY, Fortune 500) Thursday to collaborate on developing a 3-D printer that makes chocolate and other edible products.

In a statement, 3D Systems said making printers that print chocolate is a good way to help the relatively new technology go mainstream. Hershey sees it as a great delivery system for its products.

"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," said William Papa, head of research and development at Hershey, in a statement...

(Excerpt) Read more at money.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 3dpeinter; 3dprinter; chocolate; hershey; hersheyschocolate
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1 posted on 01/17/2014 6:57:22 AM PST by shove_it
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To: shove_it; null and void

3D ping


2 posted on 01/17/2014 6:59:27 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: shove_it

Hell, I’d just lick the ink batter.


3 posted on 01/17/2014 6:59:40 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: shove_it

Can Star Trek replicators be far behind?


4 posted on 01/17/2014 7:00:05 AM PST by Personal Responsibility (I'd use the /S tag but is it really necessary?)
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To: shove_it

I’m going to print a chocolate gun. I’ll shoot up my stupid neighbor’s car then eat the evidence.


5 posted on 01/17/2014 7:00:37 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: shove_it
Because apparently Americans don't have easy enough access to junk food, soon getting a candy bar could be as easy as hitting "print."

Yeah, like the chocolate "ink" just comes out of a faucet in the wall. What a moron this "journalist" is. You have to buy the chocolate supplies to print the bar. It's actually more time-consuming to do this than grab one off the shelf and eat it. All this does is allow you to be really creative with your designs.

6 posted on 01/17/2014 7:01:17 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: Personal Responsibility

Coming soon to dentists’ offices everywhere.


7 posted on 01/17/2014 7:01:38 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: shove_it

Cross-sell thru sex shops too!


8 posted on 01/17/2014 7:02:14 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: shove_it; AFPhys; AD from SpringBay; ADemocratNoMore; aimhigh; AnalogReigns; archy; ...

Some day her prints will come…

9 posted on 01/17/2014 7:03:05 AM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: shove_it

SSYS and DDD are the major players in this area, and both were knocked down in the past week.


11 posted on 01/17/2014 7:04:46 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Remember “Deep Thoughts with Jack Handy”?


I think a good gift for the president would be a chocolate revolver. And since he’s so busy, you’d probably have to run up to him and hand it to him.


12 posted on 01/17/2014 7:05:07 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: shove_it; All

Anybody know if there is a chocolate ping list?


13 posted on 01/17/2014 7:06:06 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: shove_it

Don’t ya just love the snark right off the bat about Americans and junk food? Nothing like unbiased reporting. I bet his farts reek of tofu...


14 posted on 01/17/2014 7:06:49 AM PST by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms in Dixie!)
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Looks yummy!


15 posted on 01/17/2014 7:07:42 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: shove_it

just Imagine the hacking thats going to occur....


16 posted on 01/17/2014 7:08:55 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (This Message NOT Approved By The N.S.A.)
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To: shove_it

So does it transmute? Or do you just need to buy a chocolate bar, then the machine melts it and reforms it?

This is basically just a machine that does what we did as kids.. melt a bit of chocolate, fill up an icing bag, then make your own little chocolate mess construct that hardened in a few minutes.


17 posted on 01/17/2014 7:10:20 AM PST by Svartalfiar
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To: shove_it

Give me a few candy bars will ya Jane?

18 posted on 01/17/2014 7:12:27 AM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: shove_it

3-Delicious!


19 posted on 01/17/2014 7:13:01 AM PST by 4Liberty (Mr President 'If you Like your college transcripts...can we see them?')
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To: bigbob; Pearls Before Swine

Well. Post # 10 didn’t last very long...


20 posted on 01/17/2014 7:13:54 AM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: 4Liberty

Didn’t Willy Wonka already do this?


21 posted on 01/17/2014 7:14:18 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: null and void

Yup, too bad. The zot beat my #15.


22 posted on 01/17/2014 7:17:40 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: FReepers

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23 posted on 01/17/2014 7:18:02 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: shove_it

How about a 3-D printer for a SNICKERS BAR!...............................


24 posted on 01/17/2014 7:18:40 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: null and void

I see what you did there............

25 posted on 01/17/2014 7:19:22 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: shove_it
Would you lick, uh like a link?
26 posted on 01/17/2014 7:22:23 AM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: shove_it

Just think what this machine would do. it could put custom candy makers (and I’d bet at some point the cake makers) out of business..

we are getting closer to the star trek replicator every day.


27 posted on 01/17/2014 7:22:37 AM PST by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: shove_it

Maybe they should concentrate on making decent-tasting chocolate using real sugar, instead.


28 posted on 01/17/2014 7:24:37 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: cableguymn

Better the Star Trek TNG Replicators than the Stargate SG-1 Replicators.


29 posted on 01/17/2014 7:28:30 AM PST by Ted Grant
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To: null and void
I would lick that very much. Post the link, maybe that will pass the censor.
30 posted on 01/17/2014 7:28:36 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: shove_it

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4145/4986360531_5c882e2101_z.jpg

Failing that, there’s always FReepmail


31 posted on 01/17/2014 7:37:36 AM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: shove_it

it’s wonkavision!


32 posted on 01/17/2014 7:38:05 AM PST by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

All you have to do is buy chocolate that was made in a country that doesn’t keep the price of sugar artificially high...


33 posted on 01/17/2014 7:39:13 AM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy
I’m going to print a chocolate gun.

“If we had guns that shot chocolate, not only would our
country be safer, it would be happier. People love chocolate.”
--Democrat Vice President Joe Biden

34 posted on 01/17/2014 7:39:15 AM PST by laotzu
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To: null and void

Darn, I missed it. Must’ve been good.


35 posted on 01/17/2014 7:50:54 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: cableguymn
Just think what this machine would do. it could put custom candy makers (and I’d bet at some point the cake makers) out of business..

we are getting closer to the star trek replicator every day.

Forget the replicator. I want the holodeck


36 posted on 01/17/2014 7:54:36 AM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: laotzu
“If we had guns that shot chocolate, not only would our country be safer, it would be happier. People love chocolate.”

Say that again after being hit by 165 grains of pure chocolate going 2800 feet per second.

37 posted on 01/17/2014 7:55:16 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: null and void; shove_it

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UIB9Y4OFPs


38 posted on 01/17/2014 8:00:30 AM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Click the link @ #31.


39 posted on 01/17/2014 8:15:40 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

And real cocoa butter as well : / not that pgpr stuff.

http://becausenooneasked.com/2009/12/27/pgpr/

Sure do miss the Hershey’s of old, that actually melted in your mouth, lol.
Tatt


40 posted on 01/17/2014 8:17:21 AM PST by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: KarlInOhio
Say that again after being hit by 165 grains of pure chocolate going 2800 feet per second.

I know what you’re thinking: "Did he fire six shots or only five?" Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I’ve kinda lost track myself.

Some times you feel like a nut. So...tell me punk; do you feel like a nut?

41 posted on 01/17/2014 8:21:24 AM PST by laotzu
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To: KarlInOhio
Say that again after being hit by 165 grains of pure chocolate going 2800 feet per second.

Kinda brings a whole new meaning to "Death by Chocolate".

42 posted on 01/17/2014 8:26:00 AM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: mountn man

They’ll need to sell a scanner with it so that people can scan their body parts and print them in chocolate.

It’ll make photocopying look like a prank...well, a stupid prank...uh, whatever.


43 posted on 01/17/2014 8:27:21 AM PST by GEC (Obamacare is the #MostEpicFailEver)
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To: shove_it

If it’s in .45ACP I’ll Take One!


44 posted on 01/17/2014 8:33:03 AM PST by bandleader
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To: shove_it

I wouldn’t buy Hershey’s anyway. They pulled out of both Smith Falls ON and Hershey PA for Mexico. No prodution in either the US or Canada. For me, no production means I won’t purchase their products.


45 posted on 01/17/2014 8:45:50 AM PST by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind, but now I see...)
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To: mountn man

Almost forgot that right after “Star Trek TNG” she became the 1st shrink on “Law and Order” from 1991 to 2009.


46 posted on 01/17/2014 8:53:26 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: shove_it

If 3D printing supplies mimic inkjet supplies, that would end up being the most expensive chocolate in the world!


47 posted on 01/17/2014 8:55:37 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: MrB

I miss Deep Thoughts. My favorite one was the sky diver who’s family is on the ground watching as his chute fails to open. “wouldn’t it be funny to pretend you were swimming”


48 posted on 01/17/2014 9:21:43 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: laotzu

LOL


49 posted on 01/17/2014 9:22:01 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: KarlInOhio

“Say that again after being hit by 165 grains of pure chocolate going 2800 feet per second. “

Never going to happen. But I have had a higher weight and similar velocity of jalapenos exiting my body with excruciating pain.


50 posted on 01/17/2014 9:41:17 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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