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Chocolate storage
June 5, 2005
10:47 pm
cacaofan
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summer is almost here, and despite it being rather unpredictable recently, it is almost certainly to be hot.. could i ask how i should best keep my chocolate bars? I know they should be kept at 17-18 deg C and not in the fridge, but sometimes its hard to make sure of the temp. And should they be kept in airtight bags once opened? Thanks…

June 7, 2005
9:58 am
alex_h
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check out this thread, cacaofan:

http://www.seventypercent.com/…..OPIC_ID=51

and scroll through this a bit (from about page 2 onwards):

http://www.seventypercent.com/…..rms=cooler

June 7, 2005
4:06 pm
Hans-Peter Rot
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Also, it’s important to wrap your bars tightly with foil. Foil reflects 95% radiant heat and will prevent moisture from reaching the chocolate. Then put that in a plastic bag, and if you have one, a wine cooler. If not, try to find the darkest and coolest part of your place.