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jbeck

F/S - Martellato double guitar cutter -...

Posted On:  Saturday June 25 2016, 12:42 PM
Posted In: Classifieds
Last Updated By: @jbeck

Used Martellato double cutter with base, 4 frames, scraper, tools. We purchased this used 8 years ago and didn't take the time to incorporate it into our…
Predrag Miladinovic2

Panning Process

Posted On:  Friday June 24 2016, 9:39 AM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @rabn

I would be grateful if someone could help me with the following questions: 1. What is the ideal room temperature during the process? 2. What is the temperature…
Daniel Herskovic

How can I make airbrushing cocoa butter...

Posted On:  Friday June 24 2016, 9:17 AM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @Daniel Herskovic

I am a professional chocolatier; however, I really struggle with airbrushed molded bon bons. I do mostly enrobed confections, but I need a few really pretty…
Daniel Herskovic

Has Anyone ordered packaging from China?

Posted On:  Wednesday June 22 2016, 5:26 PM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @Daniel Herskovic

Hi there! We are exploring getting some custom packaging done. I am wondering if anyone has ever ordered direct from a Chinese Manufacturer. We have always…
Clay Gordon

Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate

Posted On:  Monday June 20 2016, 12:26 PM
Posted In: Tasting Notes
Last Updated By: @antonella-tromba

What's the weirdest flavor/inclusion combination you've not only heard of in chocolate but have actually eaten?Inquiring chocolate minds want to know.I will start…

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juanita
@juanita • 2 days ago
Posted a new Comment on "@david-briceno":
" Hola David, yo también soy colombiana y estoy empezando un microemprendimiento para hacer chocolates desde el grano. Vivo en Manizales y me gustaría tener..."
rabn
@robin123 • 2 days ago
Posted a response to "Panning Process"
"Dear Friend, I imported  panning machine from China. But I have problem when I put sugar syrup peanut become a small ball. Please where I can..."
mark4604
@mark4604 • 2 days ago
Posted a response to "Most effective way to temper fresh chocolate?"
"Hey peter,     Thanks for your input and yes I'm aware tempering fresh is the same as melted. What I was trying to ask is  if their is a more..."
Peter3
@peter3 • 2 days ago
Posted a response to "Most effective way to temper fresh chocolate?"
"Could you please describe in detail your process. What you do, what are batch sizes, what are you trying to achieve. Without this it is very..."
Greg Gould
@greg-gould • 3 days ago
@greg-gould is now following @larry2
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Frontiers of Science in Cacao Symposium

Frontiers of Science in Cacao Symposium

Updated On:  Sunday June 5 2016, 5:44 PM
Posted In: My Chocolate Life
Posted By: @Clay Gordon
Comments : 1
The 30th anniversary of the cacao lab at Penn State’s College of Agriculture was honored during last week’s Frontiers in Science and Technology for Cacao Quality,…
Living La Vida Cocoa in Mexico

Living La Vida Cocoa in Mexico

Updated On:  Friday April 22 2016, 4:57 PM
Posted In: My Chocolate Life
Posted By: @Clay Gordon
Comments : 6
Mexico occupies a special place in both the genetic and socio–cultural histories of chocolate . Despite that importance, very little is known about Mexican…
Paul Johnson

Cacao Restoration in Puert Viejo, Limon...

Updated On:  Wednesday March 9 2016, 3:42 PM
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Posted By: @Paul Johnson
Comments : 2
The cacao forest that surrounds our chocolate factory is much like many other forests around here. It was planted about 120 years ago as part of a big push to…
Landen Zernickow

Premier Wonder Grinder

Updated On:  Thursday February 11 2016, 3:36 PM
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Posted By: @Landen Zernickow
Comments : 1
A new post is up about our new melanger and our biggest batch yet! Check it out at the address below: http://rootchocolate.com/2014/08/25/premier_wonder_grinder/…
USDA Cacao Germoplasm Collection in Puerto Rico

USDA Cacao Germoplasm Collection in...

Updated On:  Monday February 8 2016, 4:13 PM
Posted In: cacao travels
Posted By: @Eric G
Comments : 1
In April 2015, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit with Dr. Brian Irish, curator of the cacao collection for the USDA Tropical Agricultural Research Station…
Clay Gordon

Live Video Chats for Chocolate Life...

Updated On:  Friday November 6 2015, 1:16 PM
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Posted By: @Clay Gordon
Comments : 3
I have found a service that enables me to 'cast - in real-time over the web while simultaneously hosting a chat session. I am interested in knowing if holding…
Matild

Chocolate printer

Updated On:  Tuesday October 20 2015, 10:53 PM
Posted In: Classifieds
Posted By: @Matild
Comments : 1
Hello All. I am looking for 3D chocolate printers. What I found on the web have either no cooling system, so they can print only a few layers (not really 3D),…
Colin Green

Tempering, Chocovision, molds etc

Updated On:  Tuesday September 1 2015, 10:04 AM
Posted In: Tempering
Posted By: @Colin Green
Comments : 4
Hi all, I have been panning for a while but have opened a shop in Sydney (Australia - not BC) and would like to dabble in making other products including using…
Landen Zernickow

Chocolate-Making Classes

Updated On:  Sunday August 30 2015, 9:34 AM
Posted In: My/Our Story
Posted By: @Landen Zernickow
Comments : 1
A few weekends ago, we invited over a few friends for an evening for fun, for education, and for a delicious sensory experience. After months of requests to learn…
mike johnson

immersion blenders

Updated On:  Wednesday August 19 2015, 3:04 AM
Posted In: utensils
Posted By: @mike johnson
Comments : 2
Does anyone have any recommendations for a stick blender for small ganache batches? I was leaning toward the Kitchenaid commercial version.  

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