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Cocoa Powder Production

Wuxi Huadong Cocoa Food Co., Ltd | Updated: May 12, 2017

Cocoa powder is cocoa beans (known as cocoa cake) obtained by the process of fermenting, crushing, crushing and the like from the cocoa tree, which is taken out from the cocoa tree, and after the cocoa cake is degreased and crushed Of the powder, that is cocoa powder. Cocoa powder according to its fat content is divided into high, medium and low fat cocoa powder; according to different processing methods are divided into natural powder and alkaline powder, according to origin is divided into West Africa cocoa powder, Indonesia cocoa powder. At present, Ivory Coast cocoa powder production accounts for 40% of the world, its country Ghana cocoa powder production accounted for 30% of the proportion. Cocoa powder has a strong cocoa aroma, can be used for high-end chocolate, ice cream, candy, pastries and other foods containing cocoa.

The Effect and Function of Cocoa Powder

Natural cocoa powder alkaloids with stomach, stimulate gastric secretion, promote protein digestion, reduce the antibiotics can not solve the nutritional diarrhea. Scientists said that more and more research results show that the chemical composition of cocoa powder can be effective in the treatment of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and vascular disease. Cocoa powder in the human body to benefit is a kind of flavonols called phytochemicals in red wine and black tea also have this chemical composition.

Nutritional value of cocoa powder

1 cocoa mud in the extrusion process, remove part of the fat, the remaining solid material is called cocoa cake, the cake after grinding to form a cocoa powder. Cocoa butter is a natural fat in cocoa beans that does not raise blood cholesterol. Studies have shown that cocoa butter, despite its high saturated fat content, does not increase blood cholesterol as other saturated fats. This is because it has a high stearic acid content. Stearic acid is one of the major fatty acids in cocoa butter, which reduces cholesterol in the blood.

2. Cocoa powder contains vitamin B2, and potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron and other elements, can have more to promote muscle and body reflex system, can detoxification, strengthen fat burning, and stimulate blood circulation, to lose weight.

3. Cocoa Powder The American Medical Association currently has two studies on cocoa and chocolate in Germany, and the results show that flavonols in cocoa and chocolate products have a beneficial effect on vascular health.

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