How to start chocolate making business

Where to buy cocoa powder:

Cocoa powder must always be purchased from a renowned manufacturer. Because of the lure of more food, many people add cheap food items to it. If you want to work on a large scale, you can get a license from the government and order large quantities of cocoa powder from foreign countries. You can make a reasonable profit by supplying cocoa powder to small factories by importing from abroad. It should be bought from big Chocolate factories who manage to import the powder from abroad.

How to start chocolate making business
How to start chocolate making business


Powder sugar:

The second ingredient used in making is sugar, use always used clean and fine. Never use grainy sugar. In large factories, the sugar is grinded into fine powder and then mix sugar well in the chocolate.


The beans are roasted in large rotary cylinders, to bring the characteristics of chocolate aroma. You can roasted from 30 minutes to two hours at temperatures of 250 degrees Fahrenheit and higher. As the beans flip over and over, their wetness content drops, their color changes to a brown. Therefore the characteristic aroma becomes evident. Though all steps are necessary, proper preparation is one amongst the keys to awesome flavor.

Chocolate making molds:

It is made with the help of machines or molds. You don't need machines to work on a small scale. Mixing and grinding can be done with household items. If you want to make good quality Chocolate and make more profit ,this purpose was achieved by mixing peanut and water chestnut  flour in an appropriate quantity. It is very important to use a mixing machine to make these items very fine.

When it is ready, it is placed in a warm place and cut into small pieces with a thick rolling pin. This type of product is made by putting it in different shapes and sizes. Various types of like flowers are carved on the it. This is how different designs are made in minutes

Fragrance in chocolate:

Excellent chocolate smells sweet and charming. Chocolate powder has a similar aroma when used in high quality cocoa powder and when properly grind it. It contains a variety of essence and Fragrant items. The fragrance is finally added a few minutes before it is ready, So that it does not smell due to excessive heat and excessive hand contact.

How to preserve the chocolate:

Special care is needed to keep the chocolate safe. It is very hot in our country Due to the extreme heat, the grease from the chocolate rises above the upper surface of the chocolate. Grease bubbles appear on the surface of the chocolate which spoils the shape of the chocolate.


Chocolate should not be kept in any place where the air is smelly and bad. Where there are strong smelling chemicals because chocolate absorbed their strong smell. Save it in a cool, dry place. Remember that cocoa butter catch the smell of whatever's around it. Don’t keep them into refrigerator. Properly sealed them in an air tight container.




     You just need four main ingredients to make homemade chocolate.

  • Cocoa butter-250 g
  • Cocoa liquor or cacoa paste-200 g
  • Maple I/2 syrup plus an extra- 2 tbsp.

·        Vanilla powder-1/2 tsp.


Chocolate making process:

Initially you need to be preparing two pots, one for the cacao butter and the other for the cacao paste. Melt the cocoa butter in microwave oven and then gradually stir into the cocoa powder, Add maple syrup and vanilla powder and then mix it well. Add additional nuts if you want. After that pour the mixture into chocolate making molds. Keep the molds into the freezers until set. This will take time between 20-30 minutes.

Startup cost:

Estimated start-up costs of this business are $2,000 to $4,000. Your starting costs are depending by whether you start small in your own kitchen or launch out in a big way with a factory. You must have to buy at least candy making equipment. If your chocolate is delicious, you can make a quick profit on it.


No business can be successful without good marketing. Select the name of your brand that is unique to others. Taste is everything in the Chocolate business. If you are making a shop, they should have a grand opening, give free samples of your product to your potential clients whether they are distributor or individual. You can market your business on social media; it will increase your number of customers. The packaging of your product should be attractive so that customers are interested in buying it.


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