cacao bean

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(or co′coa) bean`

a seed of the cacao tree.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cacao bean - seed of the cacao treecacao bean - seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate
chocolate - a food made from roasted ground cacao beans
cocoa - powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed
creme de cacao - sweet liqueur flavored with vanilla and cacao beans
cacao, cacao tree, chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao - tropical American tree producing cacao beans
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Percent (%) cacao is the portion of ingredients, by weight, derived from the cacao bean, including cocoa butter, cocoa powder, and chocolate liquor.
Cacao bean husk, mainly consisting of the seed coat and the embryo of the cacao bean, is a waste product of chocolate and cocoa milling industries.
Direct Trade: While not an official logo, many boutique chocolate companies are using direct trade practices, indicating they make the chocolate starting with the actual cacao bean they have sourced themselves.
Cocoa flavanols are plant-derived bioactives from the cacao bean.
Considering the side-effects of CHX mouthrinse and the promising effect of cacao bean husk extract mouthrinse, this study was designed to compare the efficiency of both mouthrinses as antimicrobial agents in children.
Willie bought his own cacao bean plantation in Venezuela and opened a tiny factory to produce two of his own recipe bars, which hit the shops this week.
There are three major varieties of Cacao bean - the Forastero, the rare Criollo, prized because it is less bitter and more aromatic than other varieties and used by the Maya, or a blend of the two called Trinitario.
Cut into one-inch squares and freeze for a further hour before removing and eating Black Forest Cookies (Makes 24 One cup of oat groats (soaked for two days, change water four times in this period One cup of dry oat groats, finely ground to a powder - One cup of dried apricots, soaked overnight - One cup of cashew nuts, soaked for two to four hours - One cup of broken, raw cacao bean pieces or cacao nibs - Two cups of mixed fruit such as black cherries, blueberries, blackberries, blackcurrants and black grapes Put both types of oats along with the cashews and fruit in a food processor and process until everything is well mixed together and the apricots broken down.
This humorous presentation detailed how the simple cacao bean has become so well loved.