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AS / SAN plastic Molds vs PC Molds

Been shopping for molds. I've noticed molds in "AS" in addition to the standard polycarbonate (PC). Anyone have molds made of AS plastic? I…

Started by Lee

2 Mar 3
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Sorry for the nasty title. I'm currently making a chocolate with a cinnamon inclusion. The cinnamon is from a local source, and I've cleane…

Started by Lee

7 Feb 25
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alternatives to champion juicer

Hey Chocophiles, Ive been doing more and more, playing at home with small batches of beans. <3#.  I still dont have a way to make a pro…

Started by Alan Caldwell

27 Feb 24
Reply by Ben Rasmussen

Equipment advise

Hello, I am curious about opinions when it comes to temperers/melters. My need is melting/agitating to a specific temperature and then kee…

Started by Mattias Blom

13 Feb 18
Reply by Paul John Kearins

Blemishes on chocolate bars

I make dark chocolate bars and thin wavers in different sizes. The temper seems to be fine since the bars release nicely from the mold afte…

Started by Caroline White

7 Feb 18
Reply by Caroline White

Why my ganache was fail ???

I use chopped chocolate then pour hot cream in bowl stay at 1 minutes and then stir the chocolate mixture but some chocolate have not melt.…

Started by him

2 Feb 18
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Static electricity and molds

I mold most of my chocolate and thus far have to wash each one with soap and water after every use to avoid left behind cocoa butter markin…

Started by Lee

2 Feb 17
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Where can I find a lab that does AW testing?

I would like to have the water activity ,  or the AW, of my chocolate products tested. Do you know where I can find a lab that does this? I…

Started by Daniel Herskovic

1 Feb 13
Reply by Sebastian

Airbrush Colours from Chocolate World

Hi all, I ordered some Airbrush colours from chocolate world (see link below) thinking they were coloured  cocoa butter but they are not. T…

Started by Murielle Osborne

0 Feb 8

10 - 15 lb Chocolate Making Machine

Question : Is there a new , better improved chocolate making machine besides the 10 lb. one CocoaTown offers? I'm interested in purchasing…

Started by Journey Shannon

5 Feb 5
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