Working with Chocolate

RCI Chocolate Boot Camp registration opens

Learn the secrets of tempering chocolate and how to make your favorite meltaways, bark, truffles and ganache in Chocolate Boot Camp. This Retail Confectioners International comprehensive, hands-on course is taught by industry experts with years of experience. Participants will learn specifics of chocolate including prevention of bloom. This is a...
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Allured Fund applications due April 15th

There are many fine training opportunities in our industry this year to build your skills. The Allured Fund for Confectionery Education need-based grants provide financial help for industry members who wish to expand their food-science knowledge or confectionery skills through continuing education courses. Due dates are on the 15th of...
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Do you know a student interested in confectionery career opportunities?

The Confectionery Foundation announces the NextGen career education program at Sweets & Snacks Expo 2016. College and Masters Degree students, aged 21 to 29, who are interested in learning more about working in the confectionery industry are invited by The Confectionery Foundation to apply for the Next Generation program at...
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Allured Fund Grants due March 15th

There are many fine training opportunities in our industry this year to build your skills. The Allured Fund for Confectionery Education need-based grants provide financial help for industry members who wish to expand their food-science knowledge or confectionery skills through continuing education courses. Due dates are on the 15th of...
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Almonds and Chocolate are a great pair

Looking for videos and recipes using chocolate and almonds? 80% of the world’s crop of almonds is grown in California. There are more than 30 different varieties of almonds and 10 of these comprise the majority of almonds produced in California. While the U.S. may be the largest market for...
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Hershey invites inventors to create temp control packaging

Are you a FIRST Robotics Alum? A creative packaging designer? Hershey is looking for innovative ideas so it can better ship chocolate in warm climates and summertime. Welcome to supply chain crowdsourcing style. Read about the contest in this ZDNet article by Larry Dignan....
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