Recursos

Consultar esta sección para información de fondo, publicaciones y noticias de interés sobre el cacao.

  • Estadísticas Trimestrales sobre Moliendas (Informes anteriores y de fondo)
  • Datos sobre el cacao: Compruebe sus conocimientos sobre el cacao y descubra más cosas sobre el alimento de los dioses
  • Noticias y Notas de Prensa
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TERMINOLOGY

Cocoa powder

The finely ground particles obtained from the mechanical disintegration of cocoa press cake.

Expeller cocoa press cake

Cocoa beans or cocoa dust or both with or without cocoa nib, cocoa mass, cocoa press cake, fat-reduced cocoa press cake or any combination of two or more thereof which has been converted by the expeller process to a solid compressed mass.

Cocoa press cake

Cocoa nib or cocoa mass converted by pressure by a mechanical process to a solid compressed mass.

Cocoa mass (also called Cocoa liquor)

Cocoa nib, mechanically processed to a paste, which retains the natural fat content of cocoa nib.

Cocoa nib

The cotyledon of roasted or unroasted cocoa beans containing a residue of shell or germ not exceeding 5 per cent calculated on the dry defatted matter and an ash content not exceeding 10 per cent calculated on the dry defatted matter.

Sound

"Sound" when applicable to cocoa products shall mean full and undamaged cartons and/or packages.