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Trimoline convertion to gluecose. Is it one to one? How to use sorbitol? I appreciate your responses. Ismael

Started by Ismael Neggaz

0 Apr 2


This may be a big no no but has anyone tried using a Thermoblend to melt/warm chocolate? Deborah

Started by Deborah

3 Mar 31
Reply by Ruth Atkinson Kendrick

Small Scale Chocolate factory

Hello, I`m happy to be here and i would like to ask all of you for some advices.  I want to build a chocolate factory to make chocolate fro…

Started by Tudose Emanuel

6 Mar 21
Reply by Clay Gordon

Pre Grinders and particle size

Hi All, I'm considering adding a pre-grinder to my set up (probably a nut butter type), but I'm wondering if any one out there already usin…

Started by Mike

12 Mar 20
Reply by Sebastian

Need hygrometer to go cacao hunting.

Hello everyone,   I will take off on may to go find some cacao beans to start my business, I will need an moisture meter to be able to con…

Started by Delcour Thomas

4 Mar 19
Reply by Sebastian

which is the best grinder/melanger to buy??

I am starting out making chocolate from the 'bean to the bar', but it has become clear that I need to invest in a grinder/melanger to get t…

Started by James Hull

15 Mar 19
Reply by Lee

Question on Weighing Product

I started molding 3.5 oz (100 g) half cacao pods of liquor and after speaking with a distributor wants us to add sugar.  I did a test batch…

Started by Thomas Forbes

2 Mar 18
Reply by Thomas Forbes

Converting from 3 phase to single phase

I have a Selmi plus and need to move to a facility where running a 3 phase line is a costly endeavor.i,ve been told I can get a phase conve…

Started by Melanie Boudar

17 Mar 12
Reply by Mike

Contract Manufacturing Help in Los Angeles?

Hi All,        I'm working with a potential client, and am starting to do research for contract manufacturing help with fulfilling molded c…

Started by Brian Begun

1 Mar 11
Reply by Anjali Gupta

Can you use a Coffee Roaster for Roasting Cacao?

I wanted to see if any chocolate producers have used coffee roasters to roast cacao. I'm looking for a mid-size capacity roaster that doesn…

Started by Matthew Runeare

23 Mar 8
Reply by Erkan Aydin


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