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the·o·bro·ma oil

the fat obtained from the wasted seed of Theobroma cacao (family Sterculiaceae); contains glycerides of stearic, palmitic, oleic, arichidic, and linoleic acids; used as a base for suppositories and ointments and, in operative dentistry, as a lubricant and protective.

cocoa butter

n.
A yellowish-white fatty solid obtained from cacao seeds and used as an ingredient in cosmetics, tanning oils, chocolate, and soap. Also called cacao butter.

cocoa butter

(kō′kō″)
Theobroma oil; the fat obtained from the roasted seed of Theobroma cacao. It is used as a base in suppositories and as a topical skin lubricant.
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The perfect crystalline structure of the cocoa butter ensures a 100% pure chocolate experience, even at the low temperatures of ice cream.
Secondly, chocolate liquor is the thick paste generated when chocolate nibs, the roasted and de-shelled chocolate beans, are heated to a high temperature, it's then separated into cocoa butter and cocoa powder.
Cocoa butter prices have already been falling over the past 18 months after unusually high prices dampened demand, and buyers opted for cheaper alternatives such as palm kernel and coconut oil.
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