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I once saw a thread regarding sources for fondant. Would appreciate any recommendations for places where I can purchase it. Due to health problems the best I can do this year is add fondant as I was unable to feed during the first part of fall.
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I once saw a thread regarding sources for fondant. Would appreciate any recommendations for places where I can purchase it. Due to health problems the best I can do this year is add fondant as I was unable to feed during the first part of fall.
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Unless you can find a more local source like a bakery or food processor. Mann Lake sells it in 50 lb. blocks. Not the cheapest source but at least available. Make sure you either use it or refridgerate/freeze it right away as it LOVES to absorb moisture and can become a soupy mess if it gets too wet.

https://www.mannlakeltd.com/90-10-fondant-50-lb-22-68-kg

If you buy the Double Handle Knife, it makes real nice and consistent slices that I like to sprinkle a good coating of Pro DFM or Super DFM on and lay on the top bars with a sheet of wax or parchment paper underneath. This is a REALLY nice quality knife by the way. I use mine for slicing 50 lb. pollen patty blocks.

https://www.mannlakeltd.com/15-double-handle-knife
 

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A different country of course, but I acquire mine from a Bakery Supplies outfit. Comes in 12.5Kg cardboard boxes (27.5 lbs). Inside the box the fondant is contained within a heavy-duty polythene bag to stop it from drying-out (!). It never absorbs moisture - I wish it did. I have some boxes at least 5 years old, with the fondant still in the same condition as the day I bought them. The cardboard boxes are starting to show their age though ... :)
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anyone ever use dry fondant...drivert sugar, it's the same thing as fondant, inverted, plus, it's dry without the added moisture.
Google online for "powdered fondant" or "drifond" and you will find local and online retailers
 

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Sorry for my ignorance, but what is DFM?
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Unless you can find a more local source like a bakery or food processor. Mann Lake sells it in 50 lb. blocks. Not the cheapest source but at least available. Make sure you either use it or refridgerate/freeze it right away as it LOVES to absorb moisture and can become a soupy mess if it gets too wet.

https://www.mannlakeltd.com/90-10-fondant-50-lb-22-68-kg

If you buy the Double Handle Knife, it makes real nice and consistent slices that I like to sprinkle a good coating of Pro DFM or Super DFM on and lay on the top bars with a sheet of wax or parchment paper underneath. This is a REALLY nice quality knife by the way. I use mine for slicing 50 lb. pollen patty blocks.

https://www.mannlakeltd.com/15-double-handle-knife
 

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Unless you can find a more local source like a bakery or food processor. Mann Lake sells it in 50 lb. blocks. Not the cheapest source but at least available. Make sure you either use it or refridgerate/freeze it right away as it LOVES to absorb moisture and can become a soupy mess if it gets too wet.

https://www.mannlakeltd.com/90-10-fondant-50-lb-22-68-kg

If you buy the Double Handle Knife, it makes real nice and consistent slices that I like to sprinkle a good coating of Pro DFM or Super DFM on and lay on the top bars with a sheet of wax or parchment paper underneath. This is a REALLY nice quality knife by the way. I use mine for slicing 50 lb. pollen patty blocks.

https://www.mannlakeltd.com/15-double-handle-knife
I strongly advise against Mann Lake.

Their fondant is ridiculously over priced.

https://www.mannlakeltd.com/90-10-fondant-50-lb-22-68-kg

$80. That doesn't even include shipping.
 

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From a food distributor in 50 # box. It is heavy the box is about 1 cubic foot square maybe a little smaller.
 

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From a food distributor in 50 # box. It is heavy the box is about 1 cubic foot square maybe a little smaller.
$40 for a box is an excellent price. The best I could find outside of Mann lake, including shipping was about $50 per 50lb box.

If I was closer, I could drive to the supplier and pick it up for about $40 for a 50lb box.
 

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I strongly advise against Mann Lake.

Their fondant is ridiculously over priced.

https://www.mannlakeltd.com/90-10-fondant-50-lb-22-68-kg

$80. That doesn't even include shipping.
It DOES include free shipping. The best price I have found on fondant so far is around $30.

https://www.webstaurantstore.com/golden-barrel-90-10-creme-fondant-50-lb/725FON9010.html

https://www.goldenbarrel.com/product/golden-barrel-creme-fondant-9010-50-lb-case/

When you add in shipping, it is not such a great deal after all. Shipping was around $33 to $35 for me.

I DO agree with your strongly advising against Mann Lake though. LOL! :thumbsup:
 

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It DOES include free shipping. The best price I have found on fondant so far is around $30.

https://www.webstaurantstore.com/golden-barrel-90-10-creme-fondant-50-lb/725FON9010.html

https://www.goldenbarrel.com/product/golden-barrel-creme-fondant-9010-50-lb-case/

When you add in shipping, it is not such a great deal after all. Shipping was around $33 to $35 for me.

I DO agree with your strongly advising against Mann Lake though. LOL! :thumbsup:
Shipping isn't inexpensive. Neither is buying it from Mann Lake, free shipping or not.
 

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The fondant I purchased was in small squares and hard. These sites appear to be selling soft fondant. Not sure what the difference is or how long it will stay preserved.
Shipping isn't inexpensive. Neither is buying it from Mann Lake, free shipping or not.
 
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