Capabilities

Capabilities

Wide ranging capabilities help us build long lasting partnerships with our customers

Gertrude Hawk Chocolates Corporate BuildingOur factory is a large scale modern facility with a variety of state of the art candy making equipment. Combined with a dedicated R&D team, we can develop customized high quality products for you.  Below is list of our capabilities:

Plant Production Facility

  • 170,000 square foot modern production facility
  • 150,000 square foot warehouse/distribution center

Chocolate Refining:

  • Rotary-style combined refiners and conchers

1 Shot Shell Molding:

  • Each machine has a computer-controlled dual depositing system
  • We can deposit pieces in sizes ranging from less than 3/10 gram to greater than 5 ounces
  • No company has more capacity or versatility with one shot shell molders in the United States

Enrobing:

  • Capability to double-enrobe with 2 types of coatings (For example: first layer peanut butter; second layer milk chocolate

Panning:

  • Computer-controlled spray and air handling system
  • Ability to do a double coat (For example: first layer peanut butter; second layer dark chocolate)

Kitchen:

  • In our kitchen we cook many of our centers using traditional methods to create toffee, caramel, jelly, cream coconut, truffle and others

Packaging Capabilities:

  • Horizontal form/fill/seal (HFFS): flow wrapping of individual chocolates into cellophane wrappers using robotic pick and place system
  • Vertical form/fill/seal (VFFS): vertical bagging with integrated high-speed bucket scale unit
  • Carton-erecting, auto-loading and sealing

Want more information on how our inclusions can take your product to the next level? Call us today!

Call (1.800.822.2032) or email us today!