Chocolate Manufacturing: Intense Practical Course PEC-906 Seminar expired

21.10. - 15.11.2019

This comprehensive ‘bean to bar’ course aims at imparting practical and theoretical knowledge about the manufacture of chocolate and confectionery products.

Main focus:

Raw materials and recipes

Cocoa mass production

Production of dark, milk and white chocolate

Standard and alternative processes

Molding and enrobing techniques

Fillings & centers: praliné, fondant and creams

Hollow figures, premium confectionery and showpieces

Cocoa qualities, cultivation and post-harvesting

Quality control: analytics and inspection

Sustainability and certifications in chocolate production


Target audience:

Executives, members of management, company founders

Employees of chocolate and confectionery industry:

Production staff, product development, quality assurance 


ZDS diploma

The uniqueness of this course lies in the possibility to obtain not only a certificate of participation, but a diploma in chocolate technology when passing the practical, written and oral exams. Our diploma is internationally highly recognized.  


The price includes accomodation in a 3-star hotel (single room, incl. breakfast). A daily taxi transfer from the hotel to the ZDS (and back, on course days) is included, as well as a Taxi-Transfer from/to Düsseldorf or Cologne Airport.

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21.10.2019 – 15.11.2019  |  Solingen

Chocolate Manufacturing: Intense Practical Course


21.10.2019 | 09:00 o'clock


15.11.2019 | 13:00 o'clock




ZDS - Die Süßwaren-Akademie
De-Leuw-Str. 1-9
42653 Solingen

Participant limit

20 Participants for this seminar
4 Participants  per company


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Participant fee

10.290,00 €

Reduced Participant fee (only for members of ZDS e.V.)

8.290,00 €

Services included

  • Course Documentation
  • Accomodation
  • Refreshments: snacks and drinks
  • Lunch and Dinner at ZDS refectory
  • ZDS-Diploma "Chocolate/Confectionery"
  • Taxi-Transfer from/to Düsseldorf or Cologne Airport*
  • * For transfer to other airports, please contact us!

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For the 2nd and any further participant of the same company attractive discounts are available.
For universities a discount of 50% is granted

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Do you have questions, requests and/or suggestions?
Please contact us:

ZDS – The Academy of Sweets
De-Leuw-Str. 1 - 9
D-42653 Solingen, GERMANY
T. +49 (0) 212 / 59 61-32

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