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Chocolate Making Supply Sources

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Help!

Can anyone in the UK recommend some online shops for chocolate making equipment. I think there was one called chocolate world, something like that, but i cant find a basic mould, just something relatively deep for filling. Maybe square or dome shaped. If anyone can help it'll be much appreciated.

Thanks,

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I think the site you may have been looking for is home chocolate factory

I have not used them but they carry a range of chocolate and moulds.

You will also find a small number of chocolate items like dipping forks and cheaper plastic moulds on many cake decorating sites - Jane Asher has chocolate stuff.

I have been using a firm linked with Vantage House - called HB ingredients. They have a good range but you have to pay a minimum postage charge which is about £8 unless you are going to buy a lot.

Bettys by Post also had a few pieces of chocolate making equipment last time I looked but they were expensive.

Also try keylink they have carry a lot of chococlate, equipment and packaging. Again you pay for postage which was £9 last time I ordered with them.

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Thanks both, should be able to cobble together some sort of basic equipment with all that.

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Recently, somewhere on the Internet, I came across a really comprehensive list of companies that sell chocolate molds. But I can't for the life of me remember where. Help? It had all the usuals (JB Prince, Tomric, etc) but a bunch of others as well.


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Recently, somewhere on the Internet, I came across a really comprehensive list of companies that sell chocolate molds.  But I can't for the life of me remember where.  Help?  It had all the usuals (JB Prince, Tomric, etc) but a bunch of others as well.

I would try chcolat-chocolat in Canada, they have an extensive selection & good service.

Here is another resource Ecole Chocolat

Mark


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Recently, somewhere on the Internet, I came across a really comprehensive list of companies that sell chocolate molds.  But I can't for the life of me remember where.  Help?  It had all the usuals (JB Prince, Tomric, etc) but a bunch of others as well.

I would try chcolat-chocolat in Canada, they have an extensive selection & good service.

Here is another resource Ecole Chocolat

Mark

That was the list I was looking for! Thank you Mark!

chocolat-chocolat does look very good, but the shipping is expensive, so I need to make sure I can put together a large enough order to justify the cost.


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http://www.chocolat-chocolat.com/

chocolat-chocolat has the biggest selection I've seen. My stuff came in two shipments but it came very quickly. Chef Rubber has a small selection but they have at least one that I haven't seen elsewhere. Of course, I always fall in love with that one mold that no one else has and never want to pay shipping for just the one. :raz:


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Mark

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I once ordered from this canadian site as well http://dr.ca/

The ttal price for molds and shipping , ended up to be a cheaper price per mold anyay ( 22 $ per mold compare the average 24 25 $ ).Not much selection though.

I think I am going to be order from Chocolat-chocolat soon though.


Vanessa

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I'd come across that site recently myself. You're right that they don't have much selection, but they do have some really interesting and beautiful molds.


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That site (http://dr.ca/) has some fascinating molds and did anyone notice that they sell chocolate transfers sheets by the sheet so it's possible to put together your own selection? I know someone was looking for an assortment of transfer sheets.


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That site (http://dr.ca/) has some fascinating molds and did anyone notice that they sell chocolate transfers sheets by the sheet so it's possible to put together your own selection?  I know someone was looking for an assortment of transfer sheets.

I hadn't noticed that before. That is very cool. I was already sorely tempted by a couple of their molds, so I think that discover is going to push me over the edge...


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Design Realization (DR) is great, the prices are even better if you buy molds in quantity from them.

I've also ordered directly from www.jkvnl.com

I think americans have to order from a distributor - he is a really nice fellow, here is his info.

C. Ian Mackenzie

1438 Soquel Avenue

Santa Cruz, Ca. 95062

U.S.A.

Tel: 831 425-3882

Fax: 831 425-6570

E-mail: ian@jkvnl.com

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Design Realization (DR) is great, the prices are even better if you buy molds in quantity from them.

I've also ordered directly from www.jkvnl.com

I think americans have to order from a distributor - he is a really nice fellow, here is his info. 

C. Ian Mackenzie

1438 Soquel Avenue

Santa Cruz, Ca. 95062

U.S.A.

Tel: 831 425-3882

Fax: 831 425-6570

E-mail: ian@jkvnl.com

thank kerry,

that is in my neck of the woods. It's about 10 mins from me.

Luis

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I've been buying directly from Chocolate World. They manufacture a lot of the moulds you see from other vendors. They are in Belgium, and their prices and shipping for Europe is quite reasonable

(Just a chirp form this side of the Atlantic)

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I've been buying directly from Chocolate World. They manufacture a lot of the moulds you see from other vendors. They are in Belgium, and their prices and shipping for Europe is quite reasonable

(Just a chirp form this side of the Atlantic)

Chocolat-Chocolat carry their line of molds.


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www.roseconfections.com

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