HiI am trying to work with chocolate in a high humidity country. ( between 60 and 80 %) I was wondering what is the normal shelf life of chocolate once you open it from the manufacturers packet. I…Continue
"Moisture and heat are bad news... both shorten shelf life and can affect taste and texture (as can too much cold + moisture... which is why you don't keep chocolate refrigerated). Cool and dry are the best conditions."
"ther is no dought that chocolate get spoiled wen exposed to humidity, avoid contact with air by foiling, or by keeping in air tight containers, or keep in closed room to avoid as much as humidity, nobody canot say how soon a chocolate will get…"
HiI am trying to work with chocolate in a high humidity country. ( between 60 and 80 %) I was wondering what is the normal shelf life of chocolate once you open it from the manufacturers packet. I normally keep it well sealed in an air tight container and the room temp. is normally between 20-27 maximum. I know I may need to invest in cold storage for the chocolate. But, it has really been bothering me that once opened from the manufacturers pack , some of the chocolate has been tasting - a bit…See More
"Hi Ankur thanks for the response. I am very much in touch with ipfco and have bought a melter from them already :). Thanks works great. I will be investing in a tempering machine at a slightly later stage."
Thank you for the wonderful insight, I am planning to start deliveries in India ( where the weather is mostly extreme ). Could you be kind enough to post a photo of the packaging- how it looks and where the dry ice fits. It will really be…"
I am too an Ecole Chocolate graduate like you and am currently have a business in India.I work from bar to chocolate and am extremely impressed and happy with your effort. My first few questions too during research were - WHY NOT…"
Along with Australia and Hawaii, a very large number of ChocolateLife members are in India. ChocolateLife member Subhashini Rajasekaran asked me to put together this group as a place to gather and discuss.See More