January 24-26, 2024
Industry expert Kristi Sufferling will
lead a 2.5 day course on the basics of gummi formulation and process. It will
cover the application of scientific principles as well as technique for making
gummies. The course will be a combination of lectures and lab training, with
hands-on opportunities to make both traditional and vegetarian formulations.
Lectures will include starch and starchless process, with emphasis on the
starchless depositing process in the lab.
Day 1 (full day)
Presentation #1- Gummi History, Market
Sensory roundtable- taste & discuss retail gelatin products
Presentation #2- Process and equipment
Gelatin Prep Lab- learning gelatin dissolution technique
Gelatin Gummi Lab- lab exercises using gelatin in starch depositing and
starchless mold depositing.
Day 2 (full day)
Presentation #3- Finishing lecture – Oiling, sugar sanding, and
Traditional Gummi finishing lab
Vegetarian Gummies- plant based gelling agents; pectin and carrageenan
in starchless mold process
Presentation #4 Pectin
Presentation #5 Carrageenan
Sensory roundtable- taste & discuss retail pectin, carrageenan, and
Vegetarian Gummi Lab-pectin:
lab exercises using pectin in starchless mold depositing.
Day 3 (half day)
Vegetarian Gummi Lab- carrageenan:
lab exercises using carrageenan in starchless mold depositing
Finish oiling/sanding any lab samples/package as desired
Review lab samples
These are great opportunities for
those just entering the confectionery industry as well as a refresher course
for those who are seeking some extra practice in a small group setting. Take
advantage today since space is limited! Call for more information.
1825 Greenleaf Ave.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Wednesday - 8am - 5pm
Thursday - 8am - 5pm
Friday - 8am - 12pm
Tuition - $1,700 ($850
deposit required at sign-up)
instructor expenses, registration fees, course materials, ingredients, catered
847-981-3000 ext 1436