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COCOA BEAN PROCESSING CAN INFLUENCE TASTE OF CHOCOLATE

By kristina / August 30, 2019

New research conducted on the Criollo and Trinitario varieties of noble cocoa revealed that different conditions during fermentation can affect the flavour of the finished fermented beans. The majority of the world’s cocoa production comes from the Forastero varietal, with more research carried out on the Forastero varietal than the Criollo and Trinitario varietals. “Criollo […]

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CACAO VS. COCOA: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

By kristina / August 22, 2019

Where do cocoa and cacao come from? All chocolate products are derived from the cacao plant, which are clustered in pods and found on Theobroma cacao trees (fun fact: “Theobroma” means “food of the gods” in Greek). When you open up the pod, you’ll find a cacao bean. That bean is processed under low heat […]

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NEW FOURTH TYPE OF CHOCOLATE HAS BEEN DISCOVERED

By kristina / July 18, 2019

You know about milk, white, and dark chocolate—but what about ruby? No matter where you are in the world, you can always find a good piece of chocolate. From truffles to chocolate-covered treats, this sweet is a standard sweet anywhere you go. Typically, chocolate comes in three different types: milk, white, and dark. However, a fourth […]

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NESTLE LAUNCHES DARK CHOCOLATE MADE ENTIRELY FROM COCOA FRUIT

By kristina / July 17, 2019

Nestle has created 70% dark chocolate made entirely from the cocoa fruit. The company said its new confectionery, which uses cocoa beans and pulp as the only ingredients, delivers natural sweetness and subtle acidity without added refined sugar. Typically, a small amount of pulp is used in the fermentation of cocoa beans after harvest, but […]

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NESQUIK JOINS THE NESCAFÉ DOLCE GUSTO LINE-UP

By kristina / July 12, 2019

Nesquik, the iconic family favourite milk drink, has joined the long list of flavours available for the Nescafé Dolce Gusto system. Providing the familiar cocoa flavour adored by generations, each serving of Nescafé Dolce Gusto Nesquik hot chocolate provides a source of calcium and also offers a generous foam top, giving drinkers a unique and […]

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