New LifTILTruk Container Adapters

The holiday season is upon us. Nothing shows loved ones how much you care more than a basket full of handmade sweet treats. It’s this holiday spirit that keeps many bakeries and candy making shops overrun with orders from the mid-November through the start of the New Year.

LiftTruck ContainerTo help with your heavy load throughout the holidays and the rest of the year, Savage Bros. has created a new container adapter, the LifTILTruck. This new adapter allows you to lift and pour virtually any size, shape and brand of baking container. This means no more struggling to lift bowls, pails, bins or kettles while making your confections!

Our new Container Adapter features:

  • Universal straps that work with virtually all baking mixing bowls
  • Adapters for all size containers
  • News for large spiral mixer bowls
  • Lifts and pours square and rectangle containers
  • Direct pick-up of kettles from cooker mixers and stoves

Savage Bros. Is Your Go-To Baking, Candy, or Chemical Machinery Company

For more than 150 years, Savage Bros. has been manufacturing baking and candy making equipment. Throughout that time, our products have earned a reputation for reliability and longevity. Our baking equipment is built to last!

Since our start in the 19th century, we have worked to expand our product offerings to meet the needs of our customers. Today, we offer top of the line baking, food processing and chemical machinery. Our every expanding product line is designed to help our clients create confection perfection! To learn more about our products, check out our offerings or call us directly.

Unique and Interesting Uses for Chocolate

Chocolate is perfection. It can be infused into any cake, candy or other dessert and result in something ten times better. It can be the main focus of candy or fruit, and has an incredible amount of uses. Chocolate is typically thought of in regards to different desserts and candies across the globe, but what are some other uses for chocolate?

Infused with Cheese

That’s right, whether it’s a cheesecake consistency or a harder cheese, chocolate infused into cheese is the perfect flavor combination to satisfy two cravings at one. There are even numerous chocolate and cheese festivals held around the country.

Chocolate-Wrapped Bacon

Again, a flavor match made in heaven. Salty crispy bacon paired with sweet, rich chocolate satisfies both your sweet tooth and breakfast tooth.

Tooth Decay Prevention

It’s been recently discovered that an extract of cocoa is more effective than fluoride in both preventing cavities and keeping your teeth healthy.

candy making companyFace Mask

Through melting chocolate and applying it to your face as a moisturizing mask, your skin can be left feeling dewy and sweet-smelling. Chocolate also is full of antioxidants, which are great for overall skin health.


Place to Stay

The Chocolate Boutique Hotel in Bournemount, England, houses rooms that are named after different words for chocolate. The hotel also includes weekend packages with chocolate portraits.

Your Go to Candy Making Equipment Company

Are you ready to take your chocolate candy making skills to the next level? Have proper confectionary supplies and equipment is critical to making quality candy. For all of your candy making equipment supplies, count on Savage Brothers to assist in all your candy-making endeavors. From tables to stoves to everything in between, Savage Brothers is the go-to location for candy making products of all types.

Contact Savage Brothers today to get started on your candy making journey.

Savage Bros. To Attend the RCI Annual Conversion and Industry Exposition in June

Savage Brothers has been revolutionizing the confectionery industry for 150 years, and we’re at it again– delivering our innovative candy making solutions to the RCI Annual Convention and Industry Exposition.

RCI Expo ExhibitorThis unique event is designed to bring professionals from across the candy making and chocolate making industry together to talk candy, share new ideas, and explore the latest and greatest developments in confectionery machinery.

We’re honored to share our high-quality confectionery machinery with candy makers at large, and we’re looking forward to seeing more companies use our equipment to scale their businesses.

The Ultimate Candy Making Equipment

If you want to see our products in action, you’re in luck. We will be displaying our candy processing machinery at the event, giving candy business owners a first-hand look at how to grow their operation without sacrificing quality.

Savage Bros. proudly makes and distributes some of the finest candy making equipment in the industry. We have mixers, melters, cookers, depositors, extruders, heating tables, rollers, cutters and more to help your business satisfy the sweet tooths of the nation– even when it comes to the art of chocolate making!

If you specialize in fine chocolates, you won’t want to miss what our team has in store. Our industrial equipment is perfect for efficiently tempering, molding, and packing your products.

Join Savage Bros. in our mission to connect with the candy-making community, grow businesses small and large, and make people’s dreams possible. Visit our booth at the RCI Annual Convention and Industry Exposition on June 20th through the 24th at The Westin Indianapolis to see what we have in store!

If you can’t make it to the show, don’t worry. We attend confectionery and baking expositions year-round! Browse our other exhibitions and shows to find an event near you.

Any questions about our supplies? Contact us for inquiries online, or call our toll-free number at (800) 342-0973.


3 Essential Pieces of Commercial Baking Equipment

Whether you own an established bakery and are looking for an equipment upgrade or have a small confectionary operation ready for expansion, having quality, professional commercial baking equipment is an essential ingredient for your success!

With countless options for professional baking equipment available, it’s difficult to know where to begin. Here are three different pieces of commercial baking equipment available from Savage Bros. that can help you take your bakery to the top!

Bakery Icing & Fondant Meltercommercial baking equipment

For perfectly melted fondant and icing, having aprofessional melter is critical for creating consistent, quality product. Our melters can be specially customized for your unique needs, and they will guarantee that your fondant and icing is kept warm or melted at the perfect temperature. Made of easy-to-clean stainless steel, the icing and fondant melters from Savage Bros. are perfect for all of your baking needs.

Lifting and Pouring Bowls

With a mechanical lifting and pouring bowl, you will no longer have to break your back dumping heavy mixing bowls while making baked goods for your commercial operation. Our impressive lifting and pouring bowls are secured to the floor for safety and feature a hydraulic lift and pour setup that can handle up to 1600 lbs. of product! With pre-set pouring, the Savage Bros. lifting and pouring bowls will ensure that you get the perfect amount every time!

commercial baking suppliesAutomatic Electric Cooker Mixer

Making fudge, caramel, and candies can be a very time-consuming task. With this all-electric cooker mixer, you can increase your output and save valuable time. Virtually any confection can be created in the automatic electric cooker mixer. Its features include one person operation from start to finish, stainless steel construction, and high-tech controls that create the perfect confectionary treat every time!

Since 1855 the professionals at Savage Bros. has been providing exceptional service and quality equipment to bakers and confectioners around the world. To speak with one of our expert staff members about our commercial baking supplies, give us a call today!

Candy Makers and Chocolatiers, Unite—it’s Show Time!

For a few days out of every year, candy makers and chocolatiers gather together for the ‘sweetest’ gatherings in the industry. Come and see Savage Bros. Co. at three of the biggest confectioners’ events of the year, where the industry comes together to learn new things, meet new people, and keep up with the latest and greatest in confectionary creations!

Candy & Chocolate Exhibit

Candy Exhibit

95th Annual Convention & Industry Expo
June 22-26, 2015
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11201
United States

The vision of this well-known event is, “To provide a forum for confectioners to meet, network, share ideas, solve mutual problems, and develop their candy making and entrepreneurial skills. Through education courses, events, publications and online resources, we provide the means our members need to build sweet businesses.”

Confitexpo Mexico
August 4-7, 2015
Venue TBA
Guadalajara, Jalisco

Come join your fellow confectionery friends in beautiful Mexico to get the latest info about all the hottest candy and chocolate making products on the market. Manufacturers, industry people and dealers are all welcome!

Philadelphia National Candy, Gift and Gourmet Show
August 30 – September 1, 2015
Atlantic City Convention Center
One Convention Boulevard
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

You can’t afford to miss this incredible opportunity to exhibit your products, attend free educational seminars and pay no admission fee if you’re in the trade! This incredible show is put on by the Retail Confectioners Association of Philadelphia and has grown every year since its inception in 1918.

Savage Bros. Co. is thrilled to be attending all three of these amazing industry events this year, and we can’t wait to see you there! Call one of our representatives today for more information about the events, or for more information about any of our business-boosting product offerings!

Smells Like Spring!

Spring is officially here—and so are all the bright, clean, floral and fruity fragrances that we always associate with warmer weather. Whether you’re drawn to the crisp, fresh scents of cotton, spearmint or eucalyptus; the mouth-watering aromas of orange, lemon and berries; or the soft, subtle scents of roses, lilacs and peonies, you’ll find a perfect spring candle no matter what you’re into!

Spring Scented Candles

Spring Candles

In addition to the plethora of scents you can choose from, candles also come in a variety of sizes, shapes, colors and packaging options. Because of their beauty (and functionality!), candles can also serve as a great addition to your home décor. Pair several large candles on a table for a bold conversation piece; place smaller candles in an accent color around the room to tie everything together; or use the soft light in a candle-lit lantern to create a cozy, intimate ambiance. Because of their many uses and functions, candles are an extremely popular and affordable way for consumers to quickly spruce up their homes for spring.


If you’re looking to kick-start your own candle business and keep up with this growing demand, make sure you have the equipment to be able to make all your top fragrances, quickly and easily. For more than 150 years, the team at Savage Bros. has been manufacturing top-of-the-line candle making equipment; from melters and candle bakers to cooling tables, packers and mixers, Savage Bros. has everything you need!

To streamline your candle-making business, call one of our friendly, knowledgeable experts to learn more about all the high-quality products we have to offer today!

4 Reasons Why Candles Are Flying Off the Shelves

The candle market has taken off.  What was once used for emergencies or lighting is now used for many reasons.

Now is a great time to get into the candle industry. People are buying them for all times of the year and for any occasion. Candle equipment retailer, Savage Bros, have noticed this increase.  There are several reasons for the jump in popularity.

CandlesRelaxation- Candles are a great way for people to relax.  More and more people are using candles to help wind down at the end of the day.

Set the Mood- People are using candles for special occasions to set the mood and to create a certain ambiance. They are great for romantic and whimsical evenings or even a chic soiree.

Scent- Many people are using candles to make their room smell a certain way.  They often buy candles according to the season.  For instance, warm vanillas are great for the fall and winter while flowery scents are perfect for spring and summer.

Gifts- Candles have become a great gift item for friends and family members.  They are particularly nice for a house warming present.  Many people enjoy drowning the residual paint odor with a nice candle.

Candles are being used for many reasons today.  As their popularity grows, so will sales.  Savage Bros has the equipment you need to kick start your candle business. We have a wide variety of tools that you will need to keep up with the demand.  Call or visit our website for more information!

Savage Bros at the 2013 IBIE!

This October, your top manufacturers of confectionary machinery at Savage Bros. attended the 2013 International Baking Industry Exposition. From October 6-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, our candy making experts participated in this essential non-profit event designed for suppliers in the grain-based foods industry. The IBIE is a necessary event for any manufacturer that wants to stay up-to-date and informed in the industry, and at Savage Bros., competitive, innovative products are our specialty!

All profits from the IBIE are invested back into the grain-based foods industry, with the aim of supporting consumer marketing campaigns and legislative advocacy for grain-based products.  The 2013 IBIE boasted over 500,000 square feet of exhibit space and 20,000 baking professionals, including your candy manufacturing experts at Savage Bros!

This year, we highlighted our new bowl and kettle lifters in addition to our regular chocolate and candy processing equipment. Our premium assortment of baking equipment includes electric and gas stoves, chocolate melters and temperers, icing depositors, and so much more! Even if you didn’t attend the IBIE, you’re not missing out on our wide array of products! If you don’t want to wait until the next IBIE in 2016 to learn more about our state-of-the-art baking equipment, call us today!

Confectionery Trends of 2013

What is your favorite confectionery treat?  From truffles to fudge, several different types of candy probably come to mind when that question is asked.  There are a few new trends this year being seen in the confectionery industry, which includes chocolate and candy and gum.  For over 150 Savage Bros. has been creating the machinery that creates all of your favorite treats, including many of these new flavors and trends.

One of the largest trends that has been seen this past year in candy is that consumers can’t get enough of spicy flavors in their candy.  Flavors including chipotle, Tabasco sauce and jalapeño are becoming more and more popular.

Another popular trend that has not only been seen this past year but over the past couple of years is that of bite-sized pieces.  Perfect for a small cheat during your diet or when you just can’t do without your favorite candy, a large variety of candy’s arrived on the market this year.

Consumers are also eating up old favorites that are being reintroduced with a new twist.  Creativity is abounding in the confectionery industry this year.  Interesting flavors continually hit the market including pear and cinnamon, pickle popcorn and even organic candy. So at Savage Bros, we are sure to stay up with trends and satisfy all your candy making equipment needs.

Demo Our Equipment Before You Buy It

At Savage Bros. we are always looking for ways to make our business more customer-friendly. We have been in the new and used machinery industry for decades and throughout the years have adjusted our practices to ensure our clients are 100% satisfied when it comes to their purchase.  One of the more appreciated services we offer is the chance to demo your machinery before you buy it. Much like taking a car for a test drive to make sure the transmission and engine are in running order, we allow you to demo candy making equipment, confectionary machinery, gas stoves, and a variety of cookers. If we have it set up – you can try it out!

Here is a quick list of the products we offer:

  • Electric Stoves, Cookers, and Cooker-Mixers
  • Gas Stoves, Cookers. and Cooker-Mixers
  • Candy Kettle Mixers
  • Chocolate Melting and Chocolate Tempering
  • Chocolate and Icing Depositors and Pumps
  • Icing and Fondant Melter

We are your #1 choice in Chicagoland for confectionary equipment and will do whatever it takes to prove it. We always have a variety of equipment available for demo and will gladly set up machinery for you as well. For more information or to schedule a demo, call us today at (847) 305-2980.