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@chocolover14 • 3 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Trip through the great lakes packed with chocolates."
"That sounds fun, Kerry. And I checked the itinerary again and the cruise is available only for the summer holidays. I wish to book the trip for..."
@danielle2 • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "F/S - Santha 20 Melangeur"
"Hi I sent an email to the email above. "
@danielle2 • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic:
Colombian cacao and cocoa butter.
@regardssent • 13 hours ago • comments: 0
Jean-Marie Auboine
@jean-marie-auboine • 14 hours ago • comments: 0
" RegardsSent: Hello, Have  you sold your Bakon  tempering Equipment?  If not I would be interested in photos and details. Thank you Hello..."
@lyndon • 19 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "what use it is given to the shell of the cocoa beans"
" Clay Gordon: Crio Bru is made from ground roasted cocoa beans. No shell involved. Ah my mistake, I'm not sure why I thought it was shell."
Andy Koller
@andy-k • yesterday • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Help needed for a pest issue - 'warehouse moth'"
"Sebastian - is it important for the dried but raw cacao beans to have airflow? If yes, why? Because of the moisture content of about 7%?Thanks for..."