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What is the shelf life of toffee and how should it be stored

Started this discussion. Last reply by david smith Jul 2. 7 Replies

I am starting to think about adding toffee to our product line. I learned that Enstroms Toffee is actually considered a dairy product and requires refrigeration. I am wondering how others store…Continue

Is it necessary to cap truffle shells before enrobing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sebastian Jun 4. 1 Reply

Hi there,I'm going to make some truffles for a special project and thought I would try out some truffle shells. I plan on filling them and then sending them through our enrober. I am wondering if it…Continue

Where can I find a lab that does AW testing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sebastian Feb 13. 1 Reply

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 live in Wisconsin so anywhere in the Midwest would be…Continue

How to preserve chocolate sauce and caramel sauce safely?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sebastian Jul 5, 2013. 5 Replies

I am interested in preserving homemade chocolate sauce as well as caramel sauce. Both of these items contain dairy products. I have been researching preserving techniques and I see that both…Continue

 

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Daniel Herskovic replied to Larry's discussion Help with my (new to me) JKV 30 & Enobing Belt in the group Startup Central
"Hi Larry, I cannot speak to your specific machine; however, I too have a wheel based enrobing machine. One factor that might help you get more chocolate pooling up on the belt (to enrobe the bottoms) is to have the tank that holds the chocolate…"
yesterday
Daniel Herskovic replied to Dirke Botsford's discussion Tempering & enrobing system advice
"Thanks Al! I think your summary is excellent ! I am definitely experiencing enrober envy at the moment! I would love to see the Sollich in action. I wonder how the LCM machines would compare?  Perhaps they would be like…"
Sep 23
Daniel Herskovic replied to Dirke Botsford's discussion Tempering & enrobing system advice
"Hi Al, I completely respect your point of view. For me, managing the chocolate has not been too much of an issue on a wheel machine because I have the option of heated air in the blower. If the chocolate begins to get too cool or thick I will simply…"
Sep 22
Daniel Herskovic replied to Dirke Botsford's discussion Tempering & enrobing system advice
"Hi Al, What kind of wheel tempering machine and enrober did you have? I would like to hear more about why it did not work out for you. Daniel"
Sep 19
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Sep 17
Daniel Herskovic replied to Bill's discussion private label bars
"Hi there, We create custom candy bars for various businesses and events. Please check out this link http://www.mayanachocolate.com/custom-candy-bars.html . Our work has been featured in Food & Wine Magazine, Epicurious, Candy Industry Magazine,…"
Sep 14
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Sep 12
Daniel Herskovic replied to Dirke Botsford's discussion Tempering & enrobing system advice
"Hi Dirke, A few years ago, I posted a review of Perfect Equipments entry level enrober. Check it out here http://www.thechocolatelife.com/forum/topics/what-s-your-dream-machine  . I think it is a very good entry level enrober. They are about…"
Sep 8
Daniel Herskovic replied to Krista's discussion Salesperson
"This is a really good question and I too would love to hear from other members, especially those with sales experience. I wonder what kind of arrangement sales people are looking for? If sales people are open to commission only what percentage makes…"
Jul 15
david smith replied to Daniel Herskovic's discussion What is the shelf life of toffee and how should it be stored
"Daniel, My business is making Toffee. I have been doing it for about 10 years. Almost without fail, all Toffee is made by the same recipe other than sometimes people add corn syrup (I don't). Enstroms makes so much Toffee, they HAVE to keep it…"
Jul 2
Daniel Herskovic replied to Daniel Herskovic's discussion What is the shelf life of toffee and how should it be stored
"Thanks a lot Andy! I actually just got done reading your thread from a few years ago. It sounds like you really went through a lot to make toffee work for your business. I read in your thread that you were looking to simply break up slabs of…"
Jun 29
Sebastian replied to Daniel Herskovic's discussion What is the shelf life of toffee and how should it be stored
"If you ever need a toffee tester...  8-)  they say it's impossible for someone to just have one potato chip. I disagree. it's impossible to have just one piece of toffee - that stuff kills me, but oh how i love it! generally…"
Jun 23
Andy Ciordia replied to Daniel Herskovic's discussion What is the shelf life of toffee and how should it be stored
"I'm boggled by this. I spent a good 4 months working on toffee--much of that trial and tribulation can be found here. In the past year I've probably made a few tons of toffee and most of that was by hand. Now we have a firekettle (which is…"
Jun 23
Sebastian replied to Daniel Herskovic's discussion What is the shelf life of toffee and how should it be stored
"Not sure i've got a technical answer for you mate... i've consumed more toffee than your average bear, and i don't think i've ever had a rancid one.  I'm sure it can happen, i've just never seen it.  …"
Jun 22
Daniel Herskovic replied to Daniel Herskovic's discussion What is the shelf life of toffee and how should it be stored
"Thanks Sebastian for your reply! Your input is always very insightful. In the case of Enstrom Toffee, there is apparently so much butter in their recipe that they require their sealed boxes to be stored in refrigeration or a freezer.  The issue…"
Jun 22

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Most memorable chocolate experience:
Haveing my Mayana Chocolate Declared "Best Chocolate" by the Chicago Reader's "Best of Chicago 2010" issue
My favorite chocolate is:
I especially like Twix!

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