chocolate liquor

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Noun1.chocolate liquor - the liquid or paste that is produced when cocoa beans are roasted and ground; the basis of all chocolate
chocolate - a food made from roasted ground cacao beans
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The competition was a way to market their products ranging from chocolate liquor, tableya, cacao nibs, cocoa butter, and other cacao by-products.
[ClickPress, Fri Aug 09 2019] Low fat cocoa powder is produced by extracting butterfat from chocolate liquor at earlier stages of cocoa processing.
"The word 'chocolate liquor' was literally translated to alcohol, on the other hand, it should have been translated to cocoa paste," it added.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires that milk chocolate be made of at least 12 percent milk solids and 10 percent chocolate liquor (that doesn't refer to an alcoholic beverage, but instead to the form of cocoa beans that have been dried, roasted, and fermented).
Chocolate liquor is finely ground cocoa nibs (no alcohol involved) that is used to make chocolate.
Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, including a paste containing cocoa solids and cocoa butter (indicated on labels as chocolate liquor or cocoa mass).
It's composed only of chocolate liquor -- the ground-up nibs or the roasted and hulled cocoa beans, a paste that's solidified into bars.
Also called bitter chocolate, baker's chocolate contains pure chocolate liquor. This is chocolate that is liquefied before sweetening.
Additionally, in the uncommon 2001 Chocolate Letter, the California AG declared that lead levels falling under 1 ppm for cocoa powder, 1 ppm for chocolate liquor and 0.1 ppm for cocoa butter in Hershey Foods Corp.
Said to contain just three ingredients - honey, chocolate liquor oil and oil of peppermint - the mints are free from gluten, artificial colors, flavors and preservatives.