Technical Information

Many of our products are very technical by nature and these articles offer tips and advice on how and why to use them in your kitchen.


Cocoa Butter Chocolate Décor Techniques: Marble Effect

Creating stunning, shiny bonbon décor effects with food colouring products isn’t as difficult as you might think! This is one of the easiest effects to achieve, and yet customers will wonder just how it’s done!
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
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Cocoa Butter Chocolate Décor Techniques: Metallic Gold and Black

Creating stunning, shiny bonbon décor effects with food colouring products isn’t as difficult as you might think! So shiny it looks like glass, this is the ultimate decadent design for your chocolates.
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
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Cocoa Butter Chocolate Décor Techniques: A Brush with Pink

Creating stunning, shiny bonbon décor effects with food colouring products isn’t as difficult as you might think! This design looks really modern, and can be used in any combination of colours.
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
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Cocoa Butter Chocolate Décor Techniques: Galaxy Effect

Creating stunning, shiny bonbon décor effects with food colouring products isn’t as difficult as you might think! Impress with the effect of a night sky with these simple techniques.
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
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A Guide to Sugars and Gelling Agents

There are an array of sugars and gelling agents available, all with their own unique characteristics and functions. If you’re new to using additives in your products it can be tricky to know which ones to use and for what purpose. Worry not!
Posted: 11 Sep 2018
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How to Assemble a Pavoni Chocolate Egg

Make your two egg halves and your base. Make sure you let your melted chocolate flow right up to the edges of the mould, to ensure you create a good lip for joining later.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015
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Understanding Chocolate Pricing

The Cocoa Bean is the basic raw material of the chocolate-making process which is traded on commodities exchanges in London (LIFFE) and New York (ICE). Cocoa Liquor is derived directly from the beans, so its price is directly linked to the price of the beans.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013
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