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Every time I use my molds for chocolate bars, they bloom.

Every time I use my molds for chocolate bars, they bloom.  However, If I dont use the molds and pour the chocolate on parchment paper, the…

Started by Jessica Osterday

14 Feb 25
Reply by Milford Dennison

Easter Bunny Molds

Just wanted to let everyone know that I have some Easter Bunny molds I'm trying to move on eBay at a discounted price:

Started by Robby Booth

0 Feb 2

enrobing dried fruit on automatic tempering machine

Does anyone have experience with enrobing dried fruit on a selmi enrober or similar enrober, I am in the process of buying a selmi machine…

Started by Louise O' Brien

0 Jan 30

Cocoa butter and cocoa solids

Hans has a very thought provoking article in Cocoa Content called "Why cocoa content matters". In it he shows a very insightful way to dete…

Started by ChocoFiles

75 Jan 29
Reply by Jonathan Edelson

Seeking Comments on Felchlin Dark Chocolate

I am interested in finding a different dark chocolate and am thinking of Felchlin products.  Unfortunately I have not seen a source for sma…

Started by Jim Dutton

4 Jan 23
Reply by Jim Dutton

chocolate tastings

Looking for some suggestions on how to do a chocolate tasting any help would be greatly appreciated

Started by Milford Dennison

2 Jan 6
Reply by Milford Dennison

sourcing organic/fair trade/criollo or trinitario beans

Hello! Can anyone recommend a good source for fine-flavor beans that are organic and fair-trade (or similar)? I'm looking to buy a couple h…

Started by Madeleine Siegel

8 Jan 2
Reply by Sebastian

Selling chocolate sauce

Given that most retail chocolate shops where I am switch to ice cream during the summer, & I'm still primarily online sales, I'm explor…

Started by Ben

0 Jan 2

Using sponge cake in chocolates

Hi all Happy new year to you. I am currently thinking of starting a new project but have come to a dead end with some thing has anyone ever…

Started by Lynsey Waine

0 Jan 1

Stuck with Cocao Beans

  I got a frantic email from someone who claims to have:  “…raw cocoa beans from Tanzania. We have about 25 tons stored in New Jersey. The…

Started by John M Rossini

5 Dec 10, 2013
Reply by John M Rossini


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