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co·coa

(kō'kō),
A powder prepared from the roasted kernels of the ripe seed of Theobroma cacao (family Sterculiaceae); used in the preparation of cocoa syrup, a flavoring agent.
See also: cacao.

cocoa

a cooking ingredient derived from cacao.
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Comparison of the bacterial species diversity of spontaneous cocoa bean fermentations carried out at selected farms in Ivory Coast and Brazil.
Cocoa is a commodity in Southeast Sulawesi, due to good marketing prospects along with local conditions that favor its development, production of cocoa beans in this area continues to increase from year to year [7], as shown in Figure 4.
Top 5 Cocoa Producers TONS OF COCOA BEANS COUNTRY PRODUCED ANNUALLY (1) Cote d'Ivoire 1,730,000 (2) Ghana 920,000 (3) Indonesia 425,000 (4) Nigeria 240,000 (5) Brazil 210,000 Top 5 Chocolate Consumers CHOCOLATE CONSUMED COUNTRY (per year, per person) (1) Switzerland 23.
Oliviero T, Capuano E, Mmerer B and V Fogliano Influence of roasting on the antioxidant activity and HMF formation of a cocoa bean model systems.
And only a little over three years ago hedge fund manager Anthony Ward--christened "Chocfinger" for his bold moves in the chocolate market--practically cornered the market on cocoa beans, buying up 7% of 2010's yield and sending prices soaring to what was then a 33-year high on the London market.
With us pn the bean to bar we are only adding sugar so the ingredients on the pack are sugar and cocoa beans.
Reducing de-hulled cocoa beans to powder including the step of defatting;
The cocoa bean shells become a byproduct and in the state of New Hampshire they are a designated biomass fuel source.
I contacted both companies and stated I would no longer buy any chocolates or any of their products, unless they could publicly state their products were produced with cocoa beans from child labour free plantations.
It was a Dutch inventor, in 1825, who was able to extract the fat from cocoa beans, known as cocoa butter.
Thanks to a collaboration between the state's largest utility and chocolate maker Lindt USA, Public Service of New Hampshire tested a new fuel mix in the boiler of its Portsmouth power station--a combination of coal and cocoa bean shells left over from the production of chocolate.
A Harvard professor has found that a compound in the cocoa bean might someday be on par with penicillin in its effect on public health, according to the official journal of the Society of Chemical Industry.