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Exploring the Science and Art of Chocolate Manufacturing: A PMCA Course at the Aggie Chocolate Factory

BySamantha Jones

Mar 25, 2024
Aggie Chocolate Factory Teaches Professional Candy Makers The Art and Science of Chocolate Making

Recently, a group of experts gathered in Logan for a short course at the Aggie Chocolate Factory. The course, entitled “Why Chocolate Tastes So Good: The Art and Science of Chocolate Manufacturing,” featured presentations from professionals in the confectionery industry, as well as Utah State University food science Professor Silvana Martini. Participants had the chance to engage in hands-on activities to create their own chocolate.

The attendees of the course were professionals from well-known chocolate companies such as Hershey, Guittard, Wilbur’s of Maine, and Ghirardelli. Hosted by the Professional Manufacturing Confectioners Association (PMCA), the course provided a comprehensive overview of the chocolate production process. From cocoa bean cultivation and sustainable farming practices to the various processing stages that result in cocoa liquor, cocoa powder, cocoa butter, compound coating, chocolate, and chocolate confections.

Steve Bernet, the Aggie Chocolate Factory Manager, emphasized the importance of hosting a PMCA course at their facility. He highlighted their collaboration with the organization and its long-standing commitment to educating and supporting members in the confectionery industry. While they do create and sell products at their facility located in Logan City Parkway Complex South Building 10825 W 6000 S Salt Lake City UT 84121 United States USA; their main focus is on learning and research. This is reflected in their official name: Aggie Chocolate Factory Learning and Research Center.

Dr. Martini spoke about the significance of PMCA in

By Samantha Jones

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