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Vegan Couverture for chocolate making?

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Hi everyone! 

I  lurk more often than post but I love this website! I've been dabbling in making bon bons and I wanted to ask if anybody here knew of any couverture dairy-free chocolates? One of my good friends is getting married and I would love to surprise her with some bon bons, but she has a severe allergy to caesin (so much so that if there's cross contamination with other food, she risks going to anaphylactic shock).  I'd appreciate any help or suggestions :)

Here's a photo of some of the stuff I've been having fun with.  I did from left to right an olive oil and thyme center, raspberry and green tea, and blueberry ginger! 

 

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Vegan white chocolate or any vegan chocolate?  You could have some fun with the Valrhona Inspirations line but I don't know if anyone is making a mass market vegan white chocolate.  Maybe some of the small artisan makers like Raaka or Soma. 

 

With the severe allergy, best to contact the maker about shared equipment.  Perhaps her family or fiance can tell you of a chocolate brand she already knows & trusts.

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Felchlin has a number of vegan friendly dark couvertures

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@pastrygirl White or dark is fine!  And thank you for the tip regarding which chocolate she uses by asking other friends and family! 

Thank you folks for the brand suggestions! Going to research them now! :) 

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@Kerry Beal thanks for mentioning them, I’ll check them out next time I’m in that part of Maryland.

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You’re welcome. Many if not most dark couvertures do not contain milk but are made on shared equipment. Vegan whites are less common. 

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