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CocoaTown Belt Shredding

I just used my CocoaTown ECGC-65A for the first time last week and ended up with black powder all over the floor and under the bowl that ap…

Started by Nichole Warner

8 May 13
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Conche question

Can anyone tell me the gap size between the blades and wall of a Frisse or Thouet type conche? Thanks

Started by Mike

2 May 13
Reply by Mike

? I have a Hillard's Dipper

I bought this Dipper, have had nothing but problems. Is it me? Has anyone had problems?  Can't seem to keep it in temper, have had to ,  we…

Started by Maggie Prittie

2 May 8
Reply by Clay Gordon

Adding Soy Lecithin

HI Everyone. I have a question regarding soylecithin. I know that it is a thinning agent and is used very less amount around 1% but want to…

Started by Balpreet Singh

6 May 5
Reply by Balpreet Singh

New category suggestion: "Science"

Clay, Would you be able to add a new category called "Science"?  This would be a place to discuss all of the scientific aspects of cacao an…

Started by ChocoFiles

2 May 3
Reply by ChocoFiles

Chocolate Tempering Machine

Hi everyone, I am looking for a small - med size tempering machine, any advice! Thanks, Siham

Started by Siham Abdel-naby

5 Apr 30
Reply by Giuseppe

How to calculate how much chocolate enrobing for each bonbon?

Hi there, If I make 40 bonbon, how to calculate how much chocolate for each bonbon? in approximately how many (g) chocolate to enrobing for…

Started by him

4 Apr 27
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Dutch-process chocolate

I know that the 2 main ingredients for dutching are Chocolate, alkalizing agent. Dutch-process cocoa powders and chocolate liquors are trea…

Started by TerryHo

3 Apr 27
Reply by Sebastian

Robot Coupe with Vacuum attachment to increase shelf life

Hi, I am finalising my list of equipment for my new chocolate shop, and am looking at investing in a robot coupe with a vacuum attachment.…

Started by Anjali Gupta

1 Apr 13
Reply by Sebastian

Smallest amount of nibs that can be used in a wet grinder?

I'm just starting out and own a Premier Wonder Grinder like this: Do…

Started by David Menkes

4 Apr 11
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