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Hola Chocolate Lifers! My name is Jenny Samaniego, founder and owner of Cocoa Provisions.  I grew up in Ecuador and I moved few years ago t…

Started by Jenny Samaniego in Allow Me to Introduce Myself

0 Nov 25

Couverture suitable for India climate

Hi, Please help me in understanding  wheather couverture chocolate is suitable for Indian climate ?When it will be sent across at various p…

Started by Arti Jain in Tasting Notes

2 Nov 24
Reply by Arti Jain

Samoa: the Chocolate Treasure Island of the Pacific

Have finally had time to start a open-to-the-public Pinterest board about Samoan cocoa. Did you know that Robert Louis Stevenson wrote ‘Tre…

Started by Howard & Hanna Frederick in Travels & Adventures

0 Nov 21

Chocolate packagings manufacturers in Florida

Hi there choco fans I need help finding packaging manufacturers in Florida, a printing house for the chocolate wrapping and a good display…

Started by Dorottya Udvardy in Tasting Notes

0 Nov 21

Any recipe for hot thick chocolate preparation to be used in a chocolate machine at a market stall?

Hi all,  I 've seen a similar post in this forum but it didn't quite answer my question so I would appreciate any advice from you. We are…

Started by Porfyra in Recipes

1 Nov 18
Reply by Dan Lantonio

Fbm Prima

Hi folks, I have been offered an ex display Prima and enrober attachment at a reasonable price. The machine has less than 5 hours working…

Started by Calum in Tech Help

4 Nov 18
Reply by Calum

praline finish

attached are 2 photos Im getting some real nice sheen on the praline, but theres also swirl what causes the swirl? any help appreciated ch…

Started by Alan Caldwell in Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

0 Nov 16


I would like to learn if there is a standard recipe for panning. If any of you chocolatier would give me any instruction how panning works?

Started by Meira Neggaz in Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

10 Nov 14
Reply by Domantas Uzpalis

Direct Couverture Sourcing

Hi , I am looking to source couverture directly from manufacturers as I am intending to start my chocolate business in India.It would be ve…

Started by Arti Jain in Opinion

0 Nov 13

Microwave Temper Problem

I couldnt find a piece to my temper machine so I had to use the microwave.  I put a cup of chocolate pieces in a microwave safe bowl then h…

Started by Bryan in Tech Help

9 Nov 12
Reply by Bryan


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