François ADELE - Consultant at EFFA
François ADELE (57) is a Mechanical Engineer. He is the Managing Director of the DUMOULIN Company, with 30 years of experience in the development and fine-tuning of coating recipes (chocolate and sugar) in medium and large capacity coating machines throughout the world. He is a regular reader at the ZDS (German Sugar School), regular reader at AACT (American Association of Candy technologist), and former member of the French Academy of chocolate and confectionery.
Francois is also an active member and past president of the European Candy Kettle Club (this club consists of members from companies supplying ingredients and machinery to the confectionery industry as well as members of the Trade Press. The Club honours each year a company representative from the European confectionery industry who has excelled in the confectionery, chocolate and biscuit industry in research and development as well as a unique contribution to the industry’s progress). He regular contributes to the sharing of knowledge by writing numerous articles in the trade press including International Confectionery Magazine.