Caotech b.v., based in Wormerveer, the Netherlands, has a worldwide reputation as a specialist in self-developed ball mills and conches within the cocoa and chocolate-related processing sector. At ProSweets, Caotech will be pleased to discuss the latest developments on cocoa, chocolate and compound processing.

Drawing upon years of expertise in conjunction with its extensive field experience, the company launched a number of developments in the field of cocoa, chocolate and compound applications in 2010/2011.

Caotech’s scope of supply covers a wide variety of installations, varying from a small lab size ball mill type CAO B5 + lab conche CWC 5, the well-known CAO B2000-CHOC batch installation and the CAO 3000 as a component in a continuous production line for both cocoa and chocolate as well as complete turnkey projects.

The company’s sophisticated CAO 3000-CHOC In-Line installation, a fully automated processing line for the production of chocolate and compound is designed for capacities of up to 1,500 kg per hour. Upon a customer’s requirements, the line can be completed with ingredient dosing and weighing sections.

Recently Caotech has developed an alternative continuous conching unit to be used as a wet conching system. This CWC 2000 (Continuous Wet Conche) can be placed behind traditional conches for final homogenization and conching, as well behind ball mill systems for obtaining a high quality chocolate.

At ProSweets, Caotech will exhibit the CAO 3000-CHOC In-Line mixer/ball mill refiner for chocolate and compound production with a capacity of about 1,200 kg/hour and a CAO B5 laboratory ball mill refiner.

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At ProSweets, visit booth D080/E081 in hall 10.1