Are you looking to start a chocolate business? Want to talk to others who've been there or done that - or have you been there and done it and want to share with others? This is the place to discuss it.
"I had absolutely no trouble ordering equipment in Australia from CocoaTown, their customer service was great too. Here you also don't pay tax on it unless the value is above $1,000 and if you're ordering 2 items that break above that you…"
I have brought several items in to NZ (Santha Melangeurs, Cocoatown Grindeurs, Crankandstein, etc) - usually NZ Customs will hit you up for GST on the cost of the unit and freight, there is no duty to be paid (I think the import…"
"Hi Sebastian, We have heard from some of our customers that some countries have low duties, if you declare it as chocolate equipment. So please find out from your customs department what is the duty for this melanger. We have shipped a few melangers…"
"Thanks for the replies. I might just take the hit and order it anyway. Nothing on trademe now and I must have it soon!!! :)
John, I guess you are talking about the "Grindeur" not the one I'm trying to get? Nice..!
May I also ask where…"
You could try looking on trade me for a santha or something similar, they come up occasonally for a couple of hundred dollars. I brought one of them through John Nanci at chocolate alchemy a few years ago but it did end up being quite…"
Hello!Following an instructible I've made chocolate for the second time now and I'm hooked!I did both "manually", using a food processor and then conching by hand. Ouch, my arms.. :)That's why I now would like to get some proper machinery and after reading around, the ECGC-12SL from CocoaTown seems to be one of the best choices for me.I wanted to know if other people from NZ (or Australia) have ordered one. Just with shipping it is getting up to US$779.98 and there should be a lot of taxes…See More