Clasen Alpine Black maintains an excellent flavor and performs exceedingly well in many applications. It is easy to melt and requires no tempering. If a thinner coating is desired, paramount crystals may be added. If adding flavors or colors, use a concentrated flavor or oil-based flavor. Chocolate may melt in shipping if ordering during warmer temperatures. If it melts during shipping, it can be remelted. Do not over heat, keep moisture out of candy.