Italian Modern Artisan Chocolate: The Agostoni famly passion for over sixty years.

CUSTOM INGREDIENTS

Top quality stock and custom cocoa-based ingredients and finished chocolate for high-volume food manufacturers

The Agostoni family balances art and science in equal measure to deliver stock and custom products which meet the most exacting standards of the premium food manufacturer for flavor, consistency and value. Agostoni ingredients include:

Couvertures & Gianduia    
Stock
  • Dark, Milk and White
  • Organic and conventional
  • Blends and Origins
  Customization Options
  • Variations in bean blend (including Organic and Fair Trade), roasting controls, total cocoa % content, particle fineness, fluidity and other physical performance parameters
 

Baking Chocolate    
Stock
  • Chips and Drops
  • Organic and conventional
  Customization Options
  • Chips: Variations in count per kilo size, shape of chip itself, chocolate formula for chip itself (e.g., have done custom 60% chip for ice cream application). Note: top curl not possible on custom formula if total fat content is low
  • Drops: Variations in count per kilo size (size of chip itself) plus custom chocolate formula
 

Creams & Glazes    
Stock
  • Conventional selections in a range of hazelnut-flavored Cocoa and White chocolate cream bases
  • Only high quality fats and high quality Agostoni cocoa powder ingredients. Excellent professional performance with outstanding shelf stability
  • Very popular in Europe with large-scale bakers and confectioner production (truffle or bonbon fillings, filled chocolate bars, etc).
  Customization Options
  • New product development with flexible options for target contents, flavor profile and physical parameters to meet specific performance or shelf-life goals
 

Basic Ingredients    
Stock
  • Cocoa liquor, butter and powder options
  • Organic and conventional
  • Blends and origins
  • Alkalized and non-alkalized
  Customization Options
  • Liquor: Variations in final flavor profile through edits to bean blend, special origins and particle fineness.
  • Butter: Variations in bean blend, specific origins and degree of deodorization Powder Customization Options: Variations in fat content, pH levels, flavor profile, color, bean blend, special origins.
  • Powder: variations in fat content, pH levels, flavor profile, bean blend, special Origins
 

Specialty Ingredients    
Stock
  • Cocoa Nibs
  • 100% Hazelnut Paste
  • Chocolate Drink Mixes
  Customization Options
  • Nibs: carmamelization, dusting and choice of types of cocoa powder used in dusting
  • Drink Mixes: variations in flavor profile based on flexibility in selection of ingredients and % of recipe composition