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FDA 17/07/08 Guidance for Industry: Standard of Identity for White Chocolate. Contains Nonbinding Recommendations July 17, 2008 Small Entity Compliance Guide You may submit written or electronic comments regarding this guidance at any time.

FDA 17/07/08 Guidance for Industry: Standard of Identity for White Chocolate

Submit written comments on the guidance to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. Submit electronic comments to Additional copies are available from:Office of Nutrition, Labeling, and Dietary SupplementsFood Labeling and Standards Staff HFS-820Center for Food Safety and Applied NutritionFood and Drug Administration5100 Paint Branch ParkwayCollege Park, MD 20740(Tel) 301-436-2371 (Updated phone: 240-402-2371) NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences Volume 52, Issues 3–4, 2004 Causes of low productivity of cocoa in Ghana: farmers' perspectives and insights from research and the socio-political establishment. Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University Denmark - OCT 2006 - The microbiology of Ghanaian cocoa fermentations.

FOOD CONTROL - 1994 - HACCP in the chocolate industry. Cacao. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Cacao

Jeune garçon faisant sécher des fêves de cacao au Vénézuela Le cacao (du nahuatl cacahuatl qui désigne les fèves du cacaoyer[1]) est la poudre obtenue après torréfaction et broyage de l'amande des fèves de cacao fermentées produites par le cacaoyer. Cette opération permet également d'extraire la graisse que l'on appelle beurre de cacao. 95 % de la production mondiale de cacao provient d'une agriculture familiale paysanne vivant de un à trois hectares de plantation de cacaoyers. Histoire[modifier | modifier le code] Le cacao dont le nom vient du nahuatl «cacahuatl» [2]était traditionnellement utilisé par les populations méso-américaines, notamment par les Mayas puis par les Aztèques.

Les Espagnols, qui rencontrèrent par hasard pour la première fois le cacao (appelé « théobroma cacao », théobroma signifiant en grec "nourriture des dieux") dans les Caraïbes en 1495, ne fixèrent leur attention sur la fève qu'à partir de la conquête du Mexique. Chocolate. Chocolate After fermentation, the beans are dried, cleaned, and roasted.

Chocolate

The shell is removed to produce cacao nibs, which are then ground to cocoa mass, pure chocolate in rough form. Because the cocoa mass is usually liquefied before being molded with or without other ingredients, it is called chocolate liquor. The liquor also may be processed into two components: cocoa solids and cocoa butter. Unsweetened baking chocolate (bitter chocolate) contains primarily cocoa solids and cocoa butter in varying proportions. FSA - JUIN 2009 - Guidance on the Cocoa and Chocolate Products Regulations 2003.

AGROMETEOROLOGY 04/11/08 Cocoa and climate change: can the lame help the blind? Climate change, this blind force acting with changing rainfall patterns and amounts, and with increasing temperatures, influences cocoa production most often negatively.

AGROMETEOROLOGY 04/11/08 Cocoa and climate change: can the lame help the blind?

In many places, with more and also more aggressive extreme events and higher climate variability as well, this becomes worse. Indeed, it appears as if in quite some places the vulnerability of cocoa production to adverse climatic conditions will be exacerbated (e.g. Anim-Kwapong and Frimpong, 2005). Definitely, that is, if no or too little action is taken. Kees StigterAgromet Vision (Bondowoso, Indonesia and Bruchem, The Netherlands) [cjstigter@usa.net] Introduction Trees store much of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide and therefore also cocoa trees can mitigate global warming (Sommariba, 2006). Reading the literature on cocoa production, with only few exceptions the industry has very often been paralysed by insustainability from a series of causes (e.g. There are many angles from which cocoa production can be seen. UNIVERSITE GIESSEN - 2005 - Thèse en ligne : The contents and effects of polyphenols in chocolate.

BIOSECURITY NZ 01/07/09 Cacao to the United States of America. Theobroma spp.

BIOSECURITY NZ 01/07/09 Cacao to the United States of America

Common Name: Cacao Conditions: Prohibited Last updated: 1 July 2009 Nursery Stock to the United States of America All nursery stock including trees, shrubs, vines, rooted cuttings, and other plant products for propagation (excluding seeds, un-rooted cuttings, plants grown in the wild and articles solely for food, analytical or manufacturing purposes).