Jump to content
  • Welcome to the eG Forums, a service of the eGullet Society for Culinary Arts & Letters. The Society is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the culinary arts. These advertising-free forums are provided free of charge through donations from Society members. Anyone may read the forums, but to post you must create a free account.

Sign in to follow this  
CalumC

Chocolate Making Supply Sources

Recommended Posts

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,

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
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


Edited by mrose (log)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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:


Edited by duckduck (log)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
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...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
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.


Edited by mrose (log)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Sign in to follow this  

  • Similar Content

    • By eglies
      I need some help to balance my recipe fillings for my bonbons. Anyone have time to help me? I have based myself on Ramon Moratos %
    • By JoNorvelleWalker
      For my purposes I have mastered the art of packaging chocolate bars, but search as I might I cannot find an eGullet thread or any information on packaging chocolate eggs.  I ask as I have an egg mold in transit.  Assuming I can successfully fabricate an egg, how can I wrap or package it?  All I can think of is cellophane.
       
      I've seen pictures so I know some of you are making eggs.  Do not deny it.  When I was little and still celebrated holidays the neighborhood candy establishment sold eggs in windowed cardboard boxes with cellophane grass*.  That was the early 1950's.  Is this still the state of the art?
       
       
      *cellophane grass tastes terrible.  And the ubiquitous coconut cream filling not much better.
       
       
    • By melmck
      I am searching for a natural source of food colorings, to tint buttercream, & use in chocolate work. I don't like commercial FC, it is synthetic and toxic to boot. Has anyone found a good source/vendor who has naturally derived colorings
    • By eglies
      Hi there,
      i am moving into our lab next week so excited!!!! I have one million questions but the ones popping up in my head are
      1) If I have 6 moulded bonbon recipes to airbrush, fill and cover and 6 bars recipes to make for our production,how do you organise production? Can someone give me an example of their weekly plan am and pm plan just to get an idea? I have a Selmi 😀. 
      2) how many bonbons and bars should I produce just before we launch? I have my budgets and projections but you know those first weeks God knows how you will do! Should I be freezing from the beginning? And what is the ideal packaging way to freeze bonbons? 
       
      Thank you so appreciate it! 
    • By eglies
      Hi there, Anyone use any specific equipment or product to clean chocolate from floors? 
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×