These Wacky Moulds Mean You Can Grow Fruits Into Any Shape!

June 15, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Buddha peaches grown in a fruit mould.

Buddha peaches grown in a fruit mould.

These ingenious moulds grow fruit and veg into all kinds of crazy shapes – including little Buddhas and SQUARE WATERMELONS.

China-based Fruit Mould Co. are behind the crazy contraptions and have been commissioned worldwide to help people make odd-shaped produce.

The company says that strangely shaping food can “add more value” to items as well as drawing more attention to them.

A square and heart shaped Watermelon, made from a fruit mould.

A square and heart shaped Watermelon, made from a fruit mould.

Its website says: “Fruit Mould Co., Ltd specialises in creating one of a kind, high quality fruit and vegetable moulds to transform regular fruits into wacky and weird shapes that you’ve never seen before.

“Imagine square watermelons, heart shaped cucumbers and Buddha shaped pears.

“Having your fruits shaped into something out of the ordinary will not only draw more attention, but will also add more value to your fruits.

“Anything that is different, unique, and out of this world has a guaranteed success in any market.”

Mould that make crazy shaped fruit and and veg.

Mould that make crazy shaped fruit and and veg.

Square apples grown in a fruit mould.

Square apples grown in a fruit mould.

The moulds work by growers placing them over the stems of growing produce and then allowing them to develop and slowly fill them.

This means they eventually fill them to the desired shape.

Some moulds are even designed so there can be words put on the items – including love heart shaped apples with the word love across them.

Skull shape grown in a fruit mould.

Skull shape grown in a fruit mould.

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The company claims “any kind of fruit can be shaped by the moulds”.

However, different types require different equipment and processes.

SWNS_FRUIT_MOULDS_10The idea for them originated in Japan and production was then moved to China.

Custom designs can be requested through the website, www.fruitmould.com

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