About

New Features, Tips, And Notices



Want to know what I have been up to for the past couple of months? Read about my project down in Mexico. Gallery of pod photos.

Housekeeping

As a security measure, I have just turned on the "Strong Password" feature of the software. New members, and current members who are updating their passwords MUST choose a password of a minimum of 12 characters, and use a mix of upper- and lower-case letters, at least one number, and at least one special character.

If you are having issues using the site (adding or editing content), I have started to add some Tutorials in the FAQ section of my page. Scroll down to the TUTORIAL section and click to open and read about Posting in Forums, adding Blogs, Events, and other content not in Forums, and Changing and Updating Personal Information, Including Passwords.

Follow me on Instagram and Twitter! @DiscoverChoc

Member Marketplace


Latest Forum Posts   All

Francine Satriale

F/S - Shrink wrap table - NJ

Posted On:  Wednesday January 18 2017, 12:46 PM
Posted In: Classifieds
Last Updated By: @Francine Satriale

shrink wrap table by now go international can wrap baskets boxes gifts anything that you need to cover plastic with heat gun and heat sealing wand Included located…
Francine Satriale

Hilliard Little Dipper

Posted On:  Wednesday January 18 2017, 12:40 PM
Posted In: Classifieds
Last Updated By: @Francine Satriale

25 lb a day chocolate tempering machine. Used. Asking $500
timwilde

DIY Chocolate Molds - Revisited Topic I...

Posted On:  Wednesday January 18 2017, 11:24 AM
Posted In: Geek Gear - Cool Tools
Last Updated By: @timwilde

Hello everyone!  I'm sure this has been discussed but cant find anything recent. But I'm looking for a cost effective way to get a custom mold done and as I've…
Jean-Marie Auboine

Bean to Bar Cocoa Commercial Nib...

Posted On:  Tuesday January 17 2017, 10:52 PM
Posted In: Classifieds
Last Updated By: @Jean-Marie Auboine

A manually fed impact mill for processing cocoa nib into coarse liquor in a three-stage grinding process . Includes: Three interchangeable grinding…
Jean-Marie Auboine

FOR SALE 2 CHOCOLATE HUMIDITY CONTROL...

Posted On:  Tuesday January 17 2017, 10:47 PM
Posted In: Classifieds
Last Updated By: @Jean-Marie Auboine

For Sale 2 like New Chocolate Temperature and Humidity Control cabinets. Technomac Brand Italy is one of the most recognized and quality equipments in…

Activity

The 4 Chocolatiers
 
@the-4-chocolatiers • 4 hours ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on Our First Batch!!!!:
"Super cool! Found you guys."
Francine Satriale
 
@francine-satriale • 4 hours ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic:
F/S - Shrink wrap table - NJ
Francine Satriale
 
@francine-satriale • 4 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Hilliard Little Dipper "
" Brad Churchill: Where are you located?  What is your contact information?? Francine.  Lickerishtheclown@gmail.com.  New jersey"
Francine Satriale
 
@francine-satriale • 4 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Hilliard Little Dipper "
"Shrink wrap table with wand and heat gun. $300  Great for wrapping baskets boxes anything that you need wrapped in plastic located in New Jersey"
Francine Satriale
 
@francine-satriale • 4 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Hilliard Little Dipper "
" Francine Satriale: 25 lb a day chocolate tempering machine. Used. Asking $500 live in New Jersey"
Coco Queens
 
@coco-queens • 4 hours ago • comments: 1
Posted a new blog:
Our First Batch!!!!
We are a group of high school girls from Aurora Colorado. We are making our first batch of chocolate. 1.What do you guys do to make the batch what you would...
The 4 Chocolatiers
 
@the-4-chocolatiers • 5 hours ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @the-4-chocolatiers:
"The 4 Chocolatiers are pleased to announce our quest to explore the chocolate world and hopefully create some as well. We are entering as a small group at..."

Join A Group!   All

The Chocolate Swap

The Chocolate Swap


The Chocolate Swap is the place for ChocolateLife members...
OFF Topic

OFF Topic


OFF - Other Favorite Foods - Topic. The place to share...
Startup Central

Startup Central


Are you looking to start a chocolate business? Want to...
Classifieds - CLOSED

Classifieds - CLOSED


Classifieds has been moved to TheChocolateLife.info.
TheChocolateWonk

TheChocolateWonk


This is the home page for TheChocolateWonk, a membership...

Coming Events   All

FCIA Elevate Chocolate

FCIA Elevate Chocolate


01/21/17 09:00:00AM
Chocoa 2017

Chocoa 2017


02/22/17 10:00:00AM
13th Annual Oregon Chocolate Festival

13th Annual Oregon Chocolate...


03/03/17 11:00:00AM

Latest Gallery Images   All

DSC05138.JPG.jpg
DSC05141.JPG.jpg
DSC05194.JPG.jpg
DSC05231.JPG.jpg
DSC05267.JPG.jpg
DSC05285.JPG.jpg

10 Recently Updated Blog Posts   All Blog Posts

Our First Batch!!!!

Our First Batch!!!!

Updated On:  Wednesday January 18 2017, 12:49 PM
Posted In: First Coco Batch
Posted By: @Coco Queens
Comments : 1
We are a group of high school girls from Aurora Colorado. We are making our first batch of chocolate. 1.What do you guys do to make the batch what you would…
Project Grijalva - 2016 Report

Project Grijalva - 2016 Report

Updated On:  Sunday December 11 2016, 11:52 AM
Posted In: CacaoMEX
Posted By: @Clay Gordon
Comments : 1
Back in April, I wrote a blog post about a project in Mexico I started working on: Cacao Grijalva. I won't go into much background here - that's covered in…
Why is chocolate box said to be the perfect gift for any occasion

Why is chocolate box said to be the...

Updated On:  Friday September 30 2016, 5:40 PM
Posted In: Chocolatier
Posted By: @ChocolakWorld
Comments : 1
Chocolate is something which is loved by one and all across the globe, regardless of any national or international boundaries and it is difficult to resist…
The University of British Columbia needs 50 cacao beans!

The University of British Columbia...

Updated On:  Monday September 19 2016, 5:44 PM
Posted In: research on Cacao
Posted By: @Pierre Gruget
Comments : 9
The University of British Columbia needs 50 beans from as many origins as possible. Please send some.   Dr Lu, from the University of British Columbia,…
Our class process

Our class process

Updated On:  Friday September 16 2016, 10:25 AM
Posted In: chocolate making
Posted By: @Psydynasty
Comments : 3
A few days ago we roasted our cacao beans at about 270 degrees and let them sit out we weighed and measured all the beans. We have gotten to the stage of cracking…
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
Posted In: 
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
Posted In: 
Posted By: @Landen Zernickow
Comments : 2
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…

Tag Cloud

  All Tags