USA: Mars inventor patents finetuned ultrasound for confectionery shaping
Roberto Capodieci of Mars last Tuesday secured US patent 6210728: Ultrasonic forming of confectionery products. This is an improvement over his 1999 patent 5871783 for the same end-use, and 5928695 which proposes ultrasound as a clean, continuous slitter. In this latest, he moves from silhouette to 3D to texture, all using ultrasound.
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