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adir

Where to buy molds? And need help...

Posted On:  Sunday September 25 2016, 3:51 PM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @adir

Hello everyone, I'm about to purchase some chocolate making equipment, before I start I'm looking for molds to buy, mostly interested in flat bar designed…
LLY

syringe

Posted On:  Sunday September 25 2016, 9:49 AM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @Potomac Chocolate

Hi, Perhaps this is a stupid question but very important, how do you prevent from the rubber to fall off when you draw chocolate? my chocolate is not too thick. I…
Francis Murchison

Marble Slab

Posted On:  Friday September 23 2016, 10:20 AM
Posted In: Classifieds
Last Updated By: @Francis Murchison

3'x3' beautiful marble slab. Currently located in San Diego $75
Francis Murchison

DIY Winnower for sale

Posted On:  Friday September 23 2016, 10:10 AM
Posted In: Classifieds
Last Updated By: @Francis Murchison

I made this machine on a budget and have tweaked and fine tuned it to the point of winnowing perfectly clean nibs every time. $400 Transportation on this…
Paul Picton

F/S - Dedy Confectionery Cutter, 5mm...

Posted On:  Thursday September 22 2016, 2:29 PM
Posted In: Classifieds
Last Updated By: @Paul Picton

An almost new Dedy Confectionery Guitar Cutter, 5mm spacing with 3 frames. It was bought new six months ago from TCF Sales. I have since decided to only…

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Potomac Chocolate
@ben-rasmussen • 8 hours ago
Posted a response to "syringe"
"Glad to hear it helped.  :)"
LLY
@lly • 17 hours ago
Posted a response to "syringe"
"Tried it once and it seems to help, thanks."
Pierre Gruget
@pierre-gruget • yesterday
Posted a new Comment on "The University of British Columbia needs 50...":
" Hi Clay I was not successful in using private notes ( I did not find what to put in the "recipient" zone (Clay, Clay Gordon...) So as the information is..."
Clay Gordon
@clay • yesterday
Posted a new Comment on "The University of British Columbia needs 50...":
" Pierre: How do I get in touch with Dr Lu? Please reply using the Private Notes function (under your name in the navigation) rather than posting his email..."
Preston Stewart
@preston-stewart • 2 days ago
Posted a new Comment on "@jean-marie-auboine":
"Can you e-mail me with more info on the two chocolution machines?  preston@hellococoachocolate.com"
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The University of British Columbia needs 50 cacao beans!

The University of British Columbia...

Updated On:  Monday September 19 2016, 5:44 PM
Posted In: research on Cacao
Posted By: @Pierre Gruget
Comments : 7
The University of British Columbia needs 50 beans from as many origins as possible. Please send some.   Dr Lu, from the University of British Columbia,…
Our class process

Our class process

Updated On:  Friday September 16 2016, 10:25 AM
Posted In: chocolate making
Posted By: @Psydynasty
Comments : 3
A few days ago we roasted our cacao beans at about 270 degrees and let them sit out we weighed and measured all the beans. We have gotten to the stage of cracking…
Frontiers of Science in Cacao Symposium

Frontiers of Science in Cacao Symposium

Updated On:  Sunday June 5 2016, 5:44 PM
Posted In: My Chocolate Life
Posted By: @Clay Gordon
Comments : 1
The 30th anniversary of the cacao lab at Penn State’s College of Agriculture was honored during last week’s Frontiers in Science and Technology for Cacao Quality,…
Living La Vida Cocoa in Mexico

Living La Vida Cocoa in Mexico

Updated On:  Friday April 22 2016, 4:57 PM
Posted In: My Chocolate Life
Posted By: @Clay Gordon
Comments : 6
Mexico occupies a special place in both the genetic and socio–cultural histories of chocolate . Despite that importance, very little is known about Mexican…
Paul Johnson

Cacao Restoration in Puert Viejo, Limon...

Updated On:  Wednesday March 9 2016, 3:42 PM
Posted In: 
Posted By: @Paul Johnson
Comments : 2
The cacao forest that surrounds our chocolate factory is much like many other forests around here. It was planted about 120 years ago as part of a big push to…
Landen Zernickow

Premier Wonder Grinder

Updated On:  Thursday February 11 2016, 3:36 PM
Posted In: 
Posted By: @Landen Zernickow
Comments : 1
A new post is up about our new melanger and our biggest batch yet! Check it out at the address below: http://rootchocolate.com/2014/08/25/premier_wonder_grinder/…
USDA Cacao Germoplasm Collection in Puerto Rico

USDA Cacao Germoplasm Collection in...

Updated On:  Monday February 8 2016, 4:13 PM
Posted In: cacao travels
Posted By: @Eric G
Comments : 1
In April 2015, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit with Dr. Brian Irish, curator of the cacao collection for the USDA Tropical Agricultural Research Station…
Clay Gordon

Live Video Chats for Chocolate Life...

Updated On:  Friday November 6 2015, 1:16 PM
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Posted By: @Clay Gordon
Comments : 3
I have found a service that enables me to 'cast - in real-time over the web while simultaneously hosting a chat session. I am interested in knowing if holding…
Matild

Chocolate printer

Updated On:  Tuesday October 20 2015, 10:53 PM
Posted In: Classifieds
Posted By: @Matild
Comments : 1
Hello All. I am looking for 3D chocolate printers. What I found on the web have either no cooling system, so they can print only a few layers (not really 3D),…
Colin Green

Tempering, Chocovision, molds etc

Updated On:  Tuesday September 1 2015, 10:04 AM
Posted In: Tempering
Posted By: @Colin Green
Comments : 6
Hi all, I have been panning for a while but have opened a shop in Sydney (Australia - not BC) and would like to dabble in making other products including using…

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