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Old 01-28-2019, 02:20 AM   #1
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Hello! I could use some help packaging caramel

Hello everyone! I really need help wrapping my caramel. Currently, I wrap everything by hand. I cant really afford to spend 17,000 on an automated machine. Does anyone know of any other way I can do this? I currently do a double twist on the ends and I really love the way it looks, but there is no way I can keep up. Any suggestions? I do have a heat shrink wrapper but I'm scared to use it. I dont want to looes the quality of the wrap, but I'm about to lose my mind. Any help??? Thanks!!

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Old 01-28-2019, 03:06 AM   #2
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That’s a tough one.
How about sending the caramel and wrappers to China?
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Old 01-28-2019, 03:36 AM   #3
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If you are trying to launch a commercial operation selling your caramel then I would encourage you to talk to the folks at Gertrude Hawk to see about subcontracting the production, packaging, and even the marketing of your candy.

https://www.gertrudehawkchocolates.c.../manufacturing

Good luck!
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Old 01-28-2019, 08:18 PM   #4
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Have you ever thought of packaging them differently? Cutting or processing them in different shapes and/or sizes so they can be packaged and sealed in other types of containers? Tins, little glass bottles or jars, etc...long strips like chocolate bars or licorice sticks? Just a thought..
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Old 01-29-2019, 07:37 PM   #5
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I'm not sure how you would manage high volume but these are the best wraps I've found: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B018YFUTA8

If you are really looking for a higher volume... you might try ebay or other resellers for a used machine.

I also found this interesting description of a home made one: https://projectabstracts.com/18170/c...g-machine.html
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