Sugar Confectionery: Intense Practical Course 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. 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
•    Jellies
•    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.

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. 

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.



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.


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"

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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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    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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