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cocoa bean

n.
See cacao.
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cocoa bean

n
(Cookery) the seed of the cacao. Also called: cacao bean
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caca′o

(or co′coa) bean`


n.
a seed of the cacao tree.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cocoa bean - seed of the cacao treecocoa 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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Translations
kakaobønne
kakaobønne
kakaoböna

cocoa bean

nKakaobohne f
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The demand of the cocoa world market for good quality cocoas has been increasing; it has been shown that the complex composition of the cocoa bean flavor depends on several factors, including the genotype, the chemical composition of the soil, the age of the tree, and the postharvest processes carried out by producers.
The study of physical characteristics of cocoa beans was restricted to the practical moisture content range required for proper cocoa bean preservation after fermentation and drying (6-7% wet basis).
Cargill has developed a Protect Our Planet plan that describes the actions it's taking to achieve 100 percent cocoa bean traceability, as well as the elimination of further conversion of any forest land in Ghana and Ivory Coast for cocoa production.
On the lower end of the superyachts list that appeared on the search criteria is Cocoa Bean which rents for US$575,000 per week including expenses in winter and at a higher rental of US$642,500 in summer.
A Eighty years after the launch of white chocolate, a Swiss chocolate company introduced a new type of chocolate made from the ruby cocoa bean. Sourced from various regions of the world, including Ecuador, Brazil, and the Ivory Coast, ruby cocoa beans are varietals that provide a natural ruby color when processed.
The chocolate's color, like its flavor, is completely natural and is extracted from the Ruby cocoa bean itself.
As Belgium's foremost practitioner of the art of fine chocolate making, Marcolini shares his passion and his knowledge in the pages of "Chocolat: From the Cocoa Bean to the Chocolate Bar".
This study evaluated the effect of roasting time and temperature on the physicochemical characteristics of the cocoa bean produced in Tabasco, Mexico, in a rotary drum system by applying the surface response methodology.
Effects of different fermentation approaches on the microbiological and physicochemical changes during cocoa bean fermentation.
The phenolic content and concentration in raw cocoa beans depend on the variety of cocoa bean (genotype), degree of ripeness, processing and storage [3].
Two firms in Cameroon--the fifth largest producer of cocoa beans--Sic-Cacaos, a cocoa bean grinder that is a subsidiary of Swiss-based chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut, and Chocolaterie Confiserie du Cameroun (Chococam), an affiliate of South Africa's Tiger Brand, are working to expand their own markets, with the former moving into West Africa and Nigeria in particular, and the latter planning a new plant in Ivory Coast.