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New to The Chocolate Life

Hello, My name is Erik and I'm fairly new at making chocolate I've probably made about 12-13 batches of bean to bar dark chocolate. I'm in…

Started by Erik Landis

8 Jun 17
Reply by Erik Landis

Venezuelan beans, cocoa butter, liquor, powder and cake in the US

Hello everyone. Casa Franceschi is a US representative of Cacao San Jose, a Franceschi family owned cocoa bean plantation and production co…

Started by Tatiana Larionova

8 May 31
Reply by Mack Ransom

Chocolate Making Courses

Hi everyone, I want to introduce chocolates to my bakery and have taken a few chocolate making classes, mostly for a few hours at a time. I…

Started by Dorothy Rackley

19 May 25

Wholesale Bean Suppliers in the US?

Hi All,      Currently I purchase our beans from Bali, but I was wondering if anyone knew of any bean suppliers in North America?  Thank yo…

Started by Brent Davis

37 May 24
Reply by michael gadaleta

Chocovision MiniRev- Help needed

Hi, I purchased a Chocovision MiniRev and all of a sudden when I plug it in, and set everything up the lights are blinking but when I push…

Started by PHLChocolate

4 May 24
Reply by Dave W

rental kitchen, startup costs

I became legit, got a kitchen and started doing some farmer's markets however the kitchen rental is $25/hour, that on top of ingredients an…

Started by Kaydee Kreitlow

7 May 22
Reply by Aldona Koppenhaver

Chocovison x3210 versus Delta

Hi everyone, I currenlty own a bakery and am just starting in the chocolate business. I want to purchase my first tempering machine. I am p…

Started by Dorothy Rackley

4 May 13
Reply by Shalini Latour

Expanded use for Savage vibrating table

Fellow Chocolatiers, I have been a casual member of the Chocolate Life for several years and am grateful of all the contributions of our co…

Started by Catherine

0 May 10

Chocolate Tempering Machines from

I've been on the lookout for a good mid-capacity (20-30kg) tempering machine.  While searching for them, I found some reasonably priced whe…

Started by Preston Stewart

3 Apr 24
Reply by Preston Stewart

The chocolate business

Hello New here! I am interested in starting a chocolate business. I have a few questions I hope some one on this forum can help answer. W…

Started by Vinh S

12 Apr 19
Reply by Dirke Botsford


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