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Title: MAKING CHOCOLATES
Reference number: 0498
Production company: SEFA (Glasgow Group)
Running time: 14.5 mins
How "Milady Chocolates" are made at Birrell's factory, Glasgow.
See Teaching notes. Entered in the Scottish Amateur Film Festival, 1954.
See also ref. 1752
Shotlist: Credits (.12); Exterior of Birrell's factory (Milady chocolates) (.21); The materials used are cocoa beans. Shots of sack of beans (.31); Dried milk. Shot of sack. Sugar. Shot of sack. (.44); The sugar is very finely ground. Shots of grinding process (1.07); The beans are roasted. Shot of machinery and roasting of beans (1.58); Cooling (2.10); To get rid of the husks the beans are broken up in a "Winnower" (3.09); The beans are made into "cocoa liquor". Shots of the machinery and the processing of the beans into liquid form (3.31); Stoving and refining process (5.05); The chocolate is now ready for use. Here we see the making of chocolate blocks. Chocolate mixture is pushed through machine, grated and mixed and put into trays (5.36); Whirled almonds. Shots of manufacture of same (5.42); Making "centres". Various stages in the process (7.44); Coating "centres" with chocolate is called "enrobing". Centres are laid out on trays and passed through chocolate mixtures. Brushed at other end to get pattern effect (8.48); The chocolates take 20 minutes to pass through the cooling machine. Once out of the machine, the chocolates are put onto trays (9.45); Sorting, weighing, packing and dating. Boxes of assorted chocolates are made up by hand and stamped with the date (10.54)
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