Students Complete Panned Confections Course

/Students Complete Panned Confections Course

Students Complete Panned Confections Course

Panning 2017

(PMCA — December 7, 2017 — Bethlehem, PA) — Long-time PMCA course host, The Warrell Corporation, once again welcomed industry professionals to their facility to learn about panning a variety of confections. This highly popular course was held November 27 through December 1, 2017 in Camp Hill, PA.

Eight experienced, confectionery industry veterans led the training, which included panning basics, soft, hard and chocolate panning, panning room design and layout and finishing and polishing. In addition, The Warrell Corporation provided attendees with the opportunity to try their hand at the hot panning process.

Student Commentary:

“I loved it! Lots of hands on time!”

“I could not recommend this more highly, great job!”

“Really great course and great, enthusiastic, engaged teachers.”

“The hands-on experience and learning from other class members was invaluable!”

PARTICIPANTS EARNING A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Emma Afshin, Barry Callebaut

Kal Ali, The Hershey Company

Kristine Bender, Blommer Chocolate Company

Desiree BrambleChurch & Dwight

Kris Bronner, Unreal Candy

Francisco Cespedes, Koppers Chocolate

Lauren Deitsch, Unreal Candy

Heather Dolan, Edward Marc Brands

Shishir (Vic) Dugar, Nutri Sweets Pvt Ltd

Danielle Feinberg, Godiva Chocolatier

Randall Fisk, The Warrell Corporation

Alex Funk, Blommer Chocolate Company

Mike Geiling, The Warrell Corporation

Mikhail Katsman, Crazy Berries

Jessica Kunz, Tate & Lyle

Dennis Kusturiss, Church & Dwight

Holly Long, Hormel Foods

Timothy Lukavsky, Wrigley

Ken McConnell, Temuss

Carly Meck, Blommer Chocolate Company

Tracy Mulcahy, Georgia Nut Company

Joao Oliveira, Koppers Chocolate

Katie Palaganas, Church & Dwight

Akshay Patel, Church & Dwight

Chad Rieschl, Cargill

Jim Shafer, Mantrose-Haeuser

Kevin Straub, Creo Chocolate

Michele Till, Church & Dwight

Andrew Wong, Church & Dwight

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

PMCA thanks those individuals and companies that graciously donated instructors, ingredients, products or other items to the success of the course as follows:

Michelle Frame – Course Lead, Victus Ars

Scott Bergeron, Mantrose-Haeuser

Pam Gesford, The Hershey Company

Michael Gordon, Georgia Nut Company

Terry Gross, The Warrell Corporation

Anthony Habib, Habib Global Consulting

Peter Jamieson, Atlas Point Technical Services

Walter Vink, Vink Associates, Inc.

DONATIONS OF INGREDIENTS, EQUIPMENT, SAMPLES AND SUPPLIES

Bell Flavors and Fragrances

Blommer Chocolate Company

Capol LLC

Colorcon

Domino Sugar

Ferrara Candy Company

Ford Gum

Ingredion

Mantrose-Haeuser

The Warrell Corporation

About PMCA

PMCA is an international organization that enhances the companies and careers of confectionery and snack professionals through inspired learning and the building of long-term personal connections, which empowers our members to create products that bring people joy.

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