Sugar Confectionery: Intense Practical Course (2 weeks) 04/09 - 15/09 2017 PES-703 Seminar expired

This course offers a comprehensive introduction into the world of sugar confectionery. The participants will get to know the theory behind the products and will learn about the production processes in practice.

This intensive course imparts a broad overview on sugar confectionery products. Core ingredients and production techniques are presented. Theoretical knowledge is provided by the technical instructors of the ZDS. In the practical parts the participants produce the products in small groups. Additionally industrial production is demonstrated using the ZDS' pilot machinery. Raw materials are presented in detail with their characteristics; also example recipes are provided. As a plus, course schedule allows for including additional topics relevant for the participants.

Theoretical and practical topics:

  • High boilings
  • Caramels, toffees & fudges
  • Fruit chews
  • Jellies
  • Chewing gum
  • Panning techniques
  • Sugar-free products

Who should attend?

  • Executives & members of the management
  • Product development and production staff
  • Persons interested to broaden their knowledge in this field

Please click here to download the program as PDF file

ZDS diploma

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. 



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.


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.

Sightseeing/Leisure activities

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.

Tags used: English,Sugar Confectionery,High boilings,Toffees,Fudges,Jellies,Panning,Chewing gum,Sugarfree


04.09.2017 – 15.09.2017  |  Solingen

Sugar Confectionery: Intense Practical Course


04.09.2017 | 09:00 o'clock


15.09.2017 | 13:00 o'clock



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

Participant limit

20 Participants for this seminar
3 Participants  per company


    Participant fee

    6.410,00 €

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

    5.115,00 €

    Services included

    • Course documentation on USB flash card
    • Refreshments: snacks and drinks
    • Lunch and dinner at the ZDS refectory
    • Accomodation in a 4-star hotel
    • ZDS-Diploma "Sugar Confectionery"

    This seminar is already expired and can not be booked.

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    Para el 2º y cualquier otro participante de la misma empresa se ofrecen atractivos descuentos. Para universidades se concede un descuento del 50%.


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    ¿Tiene preguntas, solicitudes y/o sugerencias? Póngase en contacto con nosotros:

    ZDS - Zentralfachschule der Deutschen Süßwarenwirtschaft e.V.
    De-Leuw-Str. 1 - 9
    42653 Solingen
    T. +49 (0) 212 / 59 61-32



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