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Tomric 3d molds / moulds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chocotoymaker Feb 3. 1 Reply

I am considering upgrading this Easter from my more difficult thin clear plastic 3d egg and bunny molds to a high quality polycarbonate. I'm told magnetic molds are so much easier and provide a major…Continue

Best tabletop extruder?

Started Nov 25, 2013 0 Replies

I am looking into getting an extruder for both caramel pieces and ganaches.  Right now the front runner is the …Continue

Tags: portioning, cutting, cutter, extruder

Sanitation of product when using enrober

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Ciordia Aug 22, 2013. 1 Reply

Good evening!Right now my candy shop makes every product by hand, including dipping truffles.  We have grown too big for our britches :-)I am looking to purchase my first piece of equipment and think…Continue

Tags: contamination, sanitation, enrober

Food safety when keeping chocolate or compound melted

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Churchill Apr 8, 2013. 15 Replies

I recently purchased a chocolate melter from TCF sales. I am currently using Mercken's compound melts in this melter.  We are extremely happy with the increased productivity, but our health inspector…Continue

Tags: temperature, TSF, department, health

 

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Jul 28
Shannon Campbell replied to William Miller's discussion White Chocolate Lithophanes (Grey-scale photos in chocolate) - Even animation in chocolate! in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Do you have a website?  Images?  Examples?  Thanks"
Jul 27
Shannon Campbell replied to Sara Sohn's discussion Perfect Equipment Chocolate Enrober for Sale! in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Have you sold the unit?  If not, how would you like us to contact you to make an offer on it? (You can't privately message someone who is not on your Friends list).  Thanks!"
Jul 27
Shannon Campbell replied to FINE & RAW chocolate factory's discussion FBM Chocolate Laboratory Machine for Sale in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Could you post your price and location?  Thanks"
Jul 27
Shannon Campbell replied to Kaydee Kreitlow's discussion Will be signing up for my local farmer's market - any advice? in the group Startup Central
"I got my start at our local Farmer's Market.  I'm here to tell you, it can be a BEAR.  Packing, hauling, setting up, unpacking, dismantling, hauling again.... WHEW!  So here are the lessons I learned the hard way once I left…"
Feb 15
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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.See More
Feb 15
Shannon Campbell and Karma Decker are now friends
Feb 15
Chocotoymaker replied to Shannon Campbell's discussion Tomric 3d molds / moulds
"I use a bunch of high quality poly molds. Some of them are carried by Tomric, you can see many in my photos and on my website. If you work them right they are well worth it, some require a great deal of finesse and a bit of a learning curve."
Feb 3
Shannon Campbell posted a discussion

Tomric 3d molds / moulds

I am considering upgrading this Easter from my more difficult thin clear plastic 3d egg and bunny molds to a high quality polycarbonate. I'm told magnetic molds are so much easier and provide a major difference in "cleaner" results since they don't seep out like cheap clipped ones.I'm wondering if these molds are really worth the high cost? $200 for just 3-5 cavities is a lot. Also, if I select their solid magnetic molds could they these not be used hollow items too? Usually they just have an…See More
Feb 3
Shannon Campbell liked Clay Gordon's discussion What the Chocolate Industry Needs is A $100 Bar of Chocolate
Nov 25, 2013
Shannon Campbell replied to John E's discussion Question on Top Chocolatiers?
"Sebastian, I read so many of your posts, I'm always impressed.   I would be most interested to know who your favorite chocolates come from :-)  And more importantly how the rest of us can try YOURS!"
Nov 25, 2013
Shannon Campbell replied to Andy Ciordia's discussion Chocolate Drinking Machine Recommendations
"I have the Benchmark dispenser.  I do not love it.  I don't hate it -- but I do not love it.  It does not hold my chocolate at the temperature it is set up.  I heat it on the stove top to temp, then let the dispenser…"
Nov 25, 2013
Shannon Campbell posted a discussion

Best tabletop extruder?

I am looking into getting an extruder for both caramel pieces and ganaches.  Right now the front runner is the Savage CarouselPros:-This machine can do both caramel or ganache (no more hand portioning with a scoop!)-They have stock shapes or will custom make any shape or size for you-Footprint (size) of the machine -- tabletop and small-Support, reliability, and reputation of Savage…See More
Nov 25, 2013
Shannon Campbell replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Heat sources for making caramels
"Our demand for caramel at the store was so high that we could no longer manage on the stove top.  We maxed out at a 16 lb batch and it was killing us to lift and pour.  I finally broke down and bought a Savage Firemixer 14.  I can say…"
Nov 25, 2013
Andy Ciordia replied to Shannon Campbell's discussion Sanitation of product when using enrober
"You're over thinking it. We use a Perfect and make some varieties of pronounced flavor truffles. We segregate gluten batches into different chocolate reservoir to keep from gluten cross contamination but for truffles have never seen flavor…"
Aug 22, 2013

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Dark, Milk, White
Most memorable chocolate experience:
My first day selling candies professionally
My favorite chocolate is:
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