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Chocolate Conche Machine

Master the Art of Conching for Exquisite Chocolate

Introducing the Conche Machine Series – your key to unlocking the full potential of chocolate. Engineered for the critical process of conching, these machines skillfully enhance the flavor, texture, and aroma of chocolate, ensuring your creations stand out for their quality and taste. Suitable for chocolate artisans and commercial producers, the series provides precise control over the conching phases, from dry to liquid, allowing perfection in every batch.

  • Flavor and Texture Enhancement

    Through intensive mixing and aeration, the conching process intensifies chocolate’s intrinsic flavors while achieving a silky smooth consistency.

  • Adjustable Conching Parameters

    Offers customizable settings for time, temperature, and agitation speed, allowing precise tailoring to different chocolate recipes.

  • Superior Construction Material

    Made from AISI 304 stainless steel, ensuring durability, corrosion resistance, and compliance with food processing standards.

  • High-Capacity Processing

    Capable of handling 15, 30, and 75 kg/batch, catering to various production scales without compromising quality.

  • Energy-Efficient Design

    Optimized for low energy consumption, supporting cost-effective and sustainable production.

Navigating the Conching Phases:

  1. Dry Conching: Initial moisture removal and volatile compound evaporation set the stage for flavor development.
  2. Paste Conching: Kneading action reduces particle size through cocoa butter distribution, enhancing viscosity and flavor.
  3. Liquid Conching: Finalizes flavor development and achieves perfect emulsification, ensuring the chocolate’s luxurious mouthfeel.

Technical Specifications

Model Capacity Total Power
CCV 15
15 kg/batch
4 kW
CCV 30
30 kg/batch
7 kW
CCV 75
75 kg/batch
9 kW

Frequently Asked Questions

The conching process develops the chocolate’s flavor by promoting the release of volatile acids and other undesirable compounds. Extended mixing and aeration also encourage the development of desired flavor compounds, resulting in a richer, more rounded chocolate taste.

Absolutely. Our Conche Machine Series features adjustable settings for conching duration, allowing chocolatiers to customize the process based on the specific needs of each chocolate recipe. This ensures optimal flavor and texture development for a variety of chocolate types.

The series includes machines designed for 15, 30, and 75 kg/batch, making it suitable for operations of all sizes. The choice depends on your production volume and scalability plans. We recommend considering current needs and future growth potential when selecting a model.

Precise temperature control during conching is vital for achieving the desired consistency and flavor profile of chocolate. It helps in evenly distributing cocoa butter within the chocolate mass, reducing viscosity, and improving the chocolate’s flow properties, which are crucial for molding and further processing.

 Yes, our machines come with variable speed settings that impact the shear and mixing intensity during conching. Adjusting the speed allows for finer control over texture and flavor development, catering to the unique requirements of each batch of chocolate.

The conche machines are typically positioned after the grinding and before the tempering stages in the chocolate production workflow. They play a critical role in flavor development, texture refinement, and achieving the final product quality before the chocolate is tempered, molded, and cooled.

AISI 304 stainless steel is renowned for its corrosion resistance, durability, and food safety compatibility. Using this material ensures that our conche machines are robust, easy to clean, and maintain the highest hygiene standards, crucial for food processing equipment.

The spherical valve facilitates the efficient extraction of chocolate once it has reached the optimal point of conching. It ensures a smooth transition to the next stage of production, minimizing handling and preserving the quality of the refined chocolate.

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