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How long and how best store cacao nibs?

Hi, I have a limited amount of space and need to do various batches of cracking/winnowing to fill my 40 Lbs melangeur. My day job sometimes…

Started by Alek Dabo

0 on Wednesday

Vibrating Table

I was recently contacted about the design of my vibrating table with some ideas about possible improvements. I thought it would make sense…

Started by Ben Rasmussen

12 on Monday
Reply by Mike Condo

cocoa butter press

América Central), We saw on line the "Grenada Chocolate  butter press: http://www.gren

Started by Fargo Della Harding

3 Nov 27
Reply by Thea Spencer

Cilinder mill

Hi, anyone knows this machine, Burkat Rosenbush. Is from Germany, it's old one. Thanks

Started by Rodrigo Sieiro

0 Nov 11

Home Made Roaster

Hi, I am now planing to build a home roaster. I will probably make something that looks like one of those miniature home coffee roasters.…

Started by Ilya Snowdon

1 Oct 31
Reply by Alek Dabo

Barbecue/Grill convert to Roaster

Hello all! I am currently in the process of figuring out how to convert a barbecue into a cacao roaster; I recently decided to go for this…

Started by Eric Conceicao

2 Oct 21
Reply by Eric Conceicao

Chocolate hollow mold spinners

Hi everyone, marc forrat here. I'm a new member of TCL. I've been tired of paying crazy prices for equipment and have decided that since I…

Started by Marc Forrat

1 Sep 30
Reply by Marc Forrat

Fermentation boxe

Hi everyone, This summer I will have the opportunity to experiment fermentation. And I was wondering if someone know if it is a minimal siz…

Started by Delcour Thomas

5 Sep 26
Reply by Valadi Krishnan Jaganathan

Adjustable bean cracker from a grape crusher

When I was in Italy, I saw the following in a chocolate-maker's workshop: It's a motorized grape crusher. The chocolate maker puts his be…

Started by Clay Gordon

9 Sep 10
Reply by Clay Gordon

Food safe glue?

Hello guys, while cleaning I broke my melangeur scraper which is plastic and I'm considering gluing it. I found out in the Internet that th…

Started by Miguel Pujols

2 May 30
Reply by Miguel Pujols


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