Industrial chocolate manufacturing: Practical introduction course PEC-2334

06.11. - 10.11.2023

This chocolate course gives insights into industrial chocolate manufacturing. The characteristics of raw materials and their impact on product quality and the technology of producing chocolate products are focused. The participants get to know the stages of chocolate production from cocoa bean processing to cocoa liquor and chocolate mass manufacture. On the last day, the topic of compound and moulding technology will be addressed.


Main focus:

  • Raw materials and recipes
  • Cocoa mass, cocoa butter, cocoa powder
  • Practical production process from cocoa beans to cocoa mass
  • Practical production of dark, milk and white chocolate (at least two types)
  • Standard and alternative processes
  • Tempering,Molding and cooling
  • Enrobing techniques
  • Hollow figures, filled chocolates
  • Fat bloom and sugar bloom
  • Compound types and technology

Target audience:

•  Employees of chocolate and confectionery industry:
Production staff, product development, quality assurance, marketing, sales staff

• Employees from raw material and machinery suppliers





Tags used: #chocolate #compound


06.11.2023 – 10.11.2023  |  Solingen

Industrial chocolate manufacturing: Practical introduction course


06.11.2023 | 10:00 o'clock


10.11.2023 | 13:00 o'clock



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

Participant limit

12 Participants for this seminar
5 Participants  per company


  • EN

Participant fee

2.950,00 €

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

2.360,00 €

Services included

  • Course documentation in digital format
  • Access to our learning platform on Moodle for long term learning
  • Refreshments: snacks and drinks
  • Lunch and dinner at the ZDS refectory
  • Certificate of attendance

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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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