This intensive course imparts a broad overview on sugar confectionery products. The participants learn about the ingredients and production techniques. The theoretical knowledge is provided by the technical instructors of the ZDS. During the practical parts the participants produce the products in small groups. Additionally industrial production is demonstrated using the ZDS' pilot machinery. The raw materials are presented in detail with their characteristics; example recipes are provided as well. Furthermore, the schedule of the course allows for including additional topics relevant for the participants.
Theoretical and practical topics:
• High boilings
• Caramels, toffees & fudges
• Fruit chews
• Chewing gum
• Panning techniques
• Sugar-free products
Who should attend? All executives, members of management, product development and production staff and purchasing agents who require a theoretical and practical course in modern industrial sugar confectionery technology as well as persons interested to broaden their knowledge in this field.
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The uniqueness of this course lies in the possibility to obtain not only a certificate of participation, but also a diploma in sugar confectionery technology when passing the written exam. Our diploma is internationally highly recognized.
The price includes accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Solingen Gräfrath (single room, incl. breakfast) in walking distance to the ZDS. Lunch and dinner will be provided at the ZDS.
Upon arrival the ZDS offers information about interesting sightseeing and leisure activities, about public transport, shopping, etc. Furthermore regional leisure trips are organized by the ZDS that can be attended by the participants on a voluntary basis.
You will receive the diploma during the course of a casual farewell dinner.
Booking both courses is beneficial as the ZDS offers a price discount. The course fee for both, sugar confectionery and chocolate (6 weeks in total), amounts to 14.487,00 € for non-members and 11.787,00 € for ZDS members. Booking is company not person related so that a company can book both courses with different persons attending the parts.
20 Participants for this seminar
3 Participants per company