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Peanut Butter Cups

Hello community. Can someone point me in the direction of a machine that can make peanut butter cups? Thanks!

Started by Chocolate Woman in Where to Buy

3 Mar 26
Reply by Melanie Boudar

Freezing Chocolate Ganache Balls

Please help with this inquiry. I think this is the way?#1 wait til balls are slightly firm so they maintain shape #2 how long can they be f…

Started by catherine locke in Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

0 Mar 23

What's not to be missed in New York?

I'm heading to Manhattan for a week in March.  Any chocolate shops that are absolutely not to be missed?  Thanks!

Started by Arainna Forth in Travels & Adventures

7 Mar 23
Reply by Thomas Forbes

hollow chocolate molding

In my family's shop a new employee is having trouble with our Easter hollow molds.  Since my father's passing we are on a rapid learning cu…

Started by Nicole heisey in Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

5 Mar 23
Reply by Kerry

Cleaning Crankenstein Mill

Hi everyone, does anyone have any tips for cleaning a crankenstein cacao mill? My environmental health officer has said I need to clean and…

Started by Katie Partington in Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

2 Mar 22
Reply by Katie Partington

Cacao Fementado or without fermentation, which do you prefer?Discussion Title

chocolate market has evolved and there are different trends, the question is A chocolate should be made with well fermented cacao criollo?…

Started by Hector Velásquez in Tasting Notes

0 Mar 22

Opinions on recent genome news?

Seems Mars and friends have mapped the chocolate genome. Of course scare-monger sites are screaming chocolate will be all GMO by the year 2…

Started by Lee in News

0 Mar 22

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 in Tech Help

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 in Tech Help

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 in Tech Help

4 Mar 19
Reply by Sebastian


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