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    What is in cocoa powder?

    Cocoa powder is mixture of many substances remaining after cocoa butter is extracted from cocoa beans. The fatty component of chocolate is cocoa butter. After the fat extraction, the solids left over from the chocolate liquor are ground to again to produce cocoa powder. The beans are...
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    Where is cocoa grown in the World?

    While cocoa originated in Central America over 5000 years ago, its popularity and production have spread globally. Most of the world’s cocoa is grown in a belt 10 degrees either side of the equator but the cocoa growing area has extended to the Caribbean and beyond. Cocoa grows in warm, wet...
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