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Chocolate Machines & Equipment

Information on essential (and desirable!) chocolate-making equipment for home and small business use. Articles cover chocolate machines and appliances such as conches and grinders, roasters and dehydrators, and more to help you make your bean to bar chocolate properly.

Is a Tempering Machine for Chocolate Really Worth It?

tempering machine for chocolate

Thinking about a tempering machine for chocolate, but not sure if it’s worth it? Professional chocolatier Simon Knott explains what temperers do, who should (and shouldn’t) get one, and recommends a couple of excellent chocolate tempering machines. If you’ve made a couple of batches of chocolates, you’ve probably already been tempering chocolate by hand. Some […]

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What are the Best Chocolate Panning Machines for Home Use?

chocolate panning machines

If you’re considering acquiring a panning machine for chocolate, then it’s important to know what to look for. Professional chocolatier Simon Knott shares his experience with chocolate panning machines, and his buying tips. As a serious chocolate-making hobbyist or semi-professional working on your chocolate business from home, you may have considered whether to take the

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