Hello there,I'm Ritu from India. I've recently become very interested in the art of chocolate making after a local workshop I attended regarding the same. Hence, I decided to do a proper course and…Continue
"sorry for late reply, no I have not heard of East Connect and I did not visit Chennai, apparently a lot of the Kerala grown beans are transported east to dry because it rains less, so there is likely to be good chocolate there. Tasting is the key…"
As I am new to the industry, I've minimal knowledge about getting chocolates imported from other countries.. the procedure involved.. what are the freight charges like.. and how difficult or easy is it to get the couvertures imported in India. Anyone here, who has imported bulk chocolates before or has any knowledge about it is kindly requested to share it here.Regards,RituSee More
"Hello everyone.. I'm Ritu and I've recently enrolled myself for an online chocolatier program. And I'm facing certain difficulty regarding the supply of couverture. The thing is that I can't find any supplier who would sell me…"
"Thanks Clive, I don't know if you have heard of East Connect Ingredient , based in Chennai. They do offer India-made-chocolate couverture and not compound, assuming they are being honest.
Just wanted to know if you have any information about…"
"70% of India's cacao production goes to Cadbury and 20% to Campco. Of course you are aware that most Indian chocolate is compound chocolate- cheaper. That said there are few companies producing couverture, though I found it not as…"
Hello,I've recently enrolled myself in Ecole Chocolat's online program. And I'll be needing chocolate couverture during the program. So, basically I just wanted to know whether India made couverture with India cocoa are good enough?Or should I go with imported chocs only? Also, the prices of imported couverture is 3 times the Indian, so want to know whether it's worth it?See More
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