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  • Oakdale, NY
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"Ya, what are the big nuts? Brazil?"
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"What you had put ? How to do it ? "
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"Nice work ! how to make edible print ? i wonder"
Jan 8
Grant replied to Heidi Caren's discussion FOR SALE: POLYCARBONATE MOLDS, PACKAGING ETC... in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"I am located in NY (suffolk county), can you email me images of what you have, thanks Grant info@gotchocolates.com"
Dec 9, 2013
Grant replied to Larry's discussion Tempering Machine Modifications in the group DIY
"when ever you use those rotating machines you always get that buildup. This is because the chocolate is starting to harden, JUST because you set the temp to 91 does not mean it will stay there, even at 91 it will start to harden because of the way…"
Dec 4, 2013
Grant replied to Grant's discussion ACME table top melter NITRO high volume modification!! in the group DIY
"The idea is that when you do this modification you are doing so because you need to use more chocolate faster. To keep it from getting to cool just add some 120 degrees melted chocolate to one side (not much maybe 1/4 cup at a time) this well also…"
Dec 2, 2013
Greg Gould replied to Grant's discussion ACME table top melter NITRO high volume modification!! in the group DIY
"Could you upload a pic of the baffle with the cutout?"
Dec 2, 2013
Greg Gould replied to Grant's discussion ACME table top melter NITRO high volume modification!! in the group DIY
"How do you keep the chocolate from cooling down too much?"
Dec 2, 2013
Grant replied to Jonathan Simpkins's discussion Custom made chocolate by large Chocolate Manufacturers?
"It is a good idea to start by having someone produce for you who has the equipment already. If you need let say at the least $15,000 for used equipment (100 pound kettle, pump, fridge, tables etc.) "yes its possible to set up a small operation…"
Nov 27, 2013
Grant and Anjali Gupta are now friends
Nov 27, 2013
Anjali Gupta replied to Grant's discussion I can answer most questions. in the group Startup Central
"Hi Grant, Welcome to this group. I am in Singapore, just starting out. I have been making moulded chocolates, and spend a lot of time filling the moulds with 2 layers of filling, just so my product will stand out in the crowd. I have got really good…"
Nov 26, 2013
Cesar Guzman replied to Grant's discussion I can answer most questions. in the group Startup Central
"And what brand of chocolate do you buy?. Do you have any preferences?. "
Nov 26, 2013
Grant replied to Grant's discussion I can answer most questions. in the group Startup Central
"for high volume we buy blocks from various sources, for small gourmet fun things we make our own ( I even make it like the aztecs did) You roast nibs and add them to chocolate like you would a nut, it adds a great flavor and crunch"
Nov 26, 2013
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Nov 26, 2013
Cesar Guzman replied to Grant's discussion I can answer most questions. in the group Startup Central
"Grant: 1) Do you stop making your own chocolate?. If so, where and what kind (brand and type) of chocolate do you actually buy?. 2) When you said you roast nibs and add them to bars, do you mean you have already the chocolate and then add the nibs…"
Nov 26, 2013

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Dark, Milk, White?
Dark, Milk, White
Most memorable chocolate experience:
when an executive at Nestles purchased some of my items on line for his kids birthday and he said "we should be making chocolates like this"
My favorite chocolate is:
My own belgian fudge

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