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Eric Cayton
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  • Hershey, PA
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Emay Wang replied to Eric Cayton's discussion Open Question regarding artisan chocolates marketing study
"There are some formal reports you can get for a price. here is something good to know. According to Packaged Facts, the United States market for chocolate is forecasted to reach an overwhelming $18 billion by the year 2011. Please check out the…"
Mar 31, 2011
Stacy Hankinson replied to Eric Cayton's discussion FOR SALE in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Have you sold any of the listed equipment? If not, what are you asking? Thx Stacy"
Apr 28, 2010
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Jan 6, 2010
Mike replied to Eric Cayton's discussion FOR SALE in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Can you email me a price for just the ACMC temperer? Thanks, Mike"
Jan 5, 2010
Eric Cayton added a discussion to the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
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FOR SALE

This equipment is basically brand new, bought 3 months ago and used twice. Both these pieces are just too small for our shop, but they both work fine and in barely used condition.1) ACMC TABLE TOP TEMPERING MACHINE- will temper about 6-8lbs comfortably2) DESIGN & REALISATION 4 compartment melting tank- melts round 22lbs at a time in 4 seperate 1/8th hotel pansWe paid about 1400. brand new, TOTAL, for both units ...but prices are negotiable. For more information please email me: Eric ~…See More
Jan 5, 2010
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Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted

This is the group where ChocolateLife members can A) Advertise USED equipment for sale to other ChocolateLife members. B) Let other ChocolateLife members know that they are looking for equipment (new or used).See More
Jan 5, 2010
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Oct 23, 2009
Eric Cayton posted a discussion

OPEN QUESTION TO MEMBERS REGARDING AN ARTISAN CHOCOLATES PRODUCT MARKETING STUDY

I apologize if this question would be better suited to the START UP CENTRAL GROUP, (and if it is, we can always discuss this topic in there instead, if anyone is interested, or knows something) But on my way home from the shop tonight, it just occurred to me that I have never really heard anyone discuss any studies on marketing demographics for the Artisan Chocolates Industry. Does anyone have any helpful knowledge or know of any useful resources about any demographics studies into exactly WHO…See More
Sep 6, 2009
Daniel K Galvin replied to Eric Cayton's discussion Why...Oh Why....Am I Having Such Difficulty Tempering My Valrhona Feves?
"Calleabaut comes in different 'viscosities' in temper. They prefix their product numbers with the temp code. For example D815 vs C815 or L815. All of these are 55% semi sweets but have different thciknesses in temper. To my knowledge ,…"
Aug 31, 2009
Eric Cayton left a comment for Christine Doerr
"LOL...yes so I've heard.....they did that to Jacque Torres, and I think he basically told them to "kiss" off! (good for him....I love Jacque, he always seems so happy!)"
Aug 28, 2009
Christine Doerr left a comment for Eric Cayton
"WHEN you are successful just be sure not to call any product you make a "kiss". I've read they'll come after you for that :p"
Aug 28, 2009
Eric Cayton left a comment for Christine Doerr
"Well Christine, it is very apparent in your photos, that you must care deeply about your work.....I'm very impressed, and I especially enjoy the very upscale and artisanal presentation you have....it is actually quite similar to the type of…"
Aug 28, 2009
Christine Doerr left a comment for Eric Cayton
"Thank you! I do have a lot of fun creating the truffles and the packaging. What's it like to be a chocolatier in Hershey, PA?"
Aug 28, 2009
Eric Cayton and zhemin Park are now friends
Aug 28, 2009
Eric Cayton left a comment for Christine Doerr
"Hi Christine, I was just admiring your work in your photos......VERY nice! Eric ~ Derry Church Artisan Chocolates HERSHEY, PA!"
Aug 28, 2009
Julie Helzer replied to Eric Cayton's discussion Why...Oh Why....Am I Having Such Difficulty Tempering My Valrhona Feves?
"I have tried a lot of different melting and tempering methods and the one that works the best for me is really simple. I put the amount of chocolate I will use the next day in silicone cake pans in the oven, turn the light on overnight and in the…"
Aug 27, 2009

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Most memorable chocolate experience:
FINISHING THE SAMPLES FOR OUR WEBSITE PHOTOS, AFTER A MONTH OF HARD TRIAL AND ERROR LABOR.......AND THEN GETTING BLINDING DRUNK ON THE LEFT-OVER MYERS DARK RUM!!! (NOT A BIG DRINKER .....LOL)
My favorite chocolate is:
not sure yet

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At 6:19pm on August 28, 2009, Christine Doerr said…
WHEN you are successful just be sure not to call any product you make a "kiss". I've read they'll come after you for that :p
At 1:36pm on August 28, 2009, Christine Doerr said…
Thank you! I do have a lot of fun creating the truffles and the packaging.
What's it like to be a chocolatier in Hershey, PA?
 
 
 

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