Major technological advances in the food production industry have created a space for forward-thinking firms like Nourished, the world’s first bespoke 3D vitamin printing start-up.
Using a patented pectin formula, it allows customers to combine seven active ingredients in one edible ‘gummy’ to suit their own health needs – whether it is addressing a deficiency in a certain vitamin or trying to achieve a specific goal.
Martyn Catchpole, Chief Technological Officer at Nourished, spent 18 months researching the ideal technology to help the firm stand apart from competitors using traditional methods. He said: “There are many reasons why 3D printing allows us to create a better end product compared to the mass-produced process of traditional vitamin supplements. “One of the main reasons is that we are able to deal with certain factors that can affect the efficacy of the vitamin, such as light, heat, moisture or how individual vitamins […]
Above: PepsiCo food, snack, and beverage product line-up/Source: PepsiCo PepsiCo turned to tooling with 3D printing...