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    preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds. Theobromine was first discovered by the Russian chemist Alexander Woskresensky in 1841 in cacao beans. Theobromine belongs to a class of alkaloid molecules known as methylxanthines. The purpose of this essay is demonstrating the chemistry of the theobromine as well as its effects and uses. This essay will include the overview of the structure and chemistry of theobromine. Secondly, the effects of theobromine in human and animal health will be discussed. Finally, this essay will examine the positive and negative implications in the different uses that theobromine could have. DISCUSSION Theobromine is the primary alkaloid present in cocoa and chocolate. It…

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    three basic ingredients. These ingredients are cocoa butter, cocoa powder, cocoa liquor,and sugar. Milk chocolate is made by adding extra milk. There are many uses for chocolate, some of the most common uses include coating other foods, mostly pastries, molding into other shapes, eating, giving a quick source of energy, and making people happy. There are over three hundred different chemicals in chocolate. Many are good chemicals, and many are unknown. Caffeine, one of the most well known…

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    Like coffee, chocolate contains caffeine, but at much lower grade that does not cause addiction or insomnia. Hendrik J. Smit, in his analysis “Methylxanthines are the psycho-pharmacologically active constituents of chocolate”, claimed that stimulant substances in cocoa, much similarly to caffeine and theobromine, may be the key reason for which cocoa is capable of improving brain function in the short termand “cognitive function were found for cocoa powder and the caffeine, theobromine…

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    1.0 INTRODUCTION The cocoa plant, Theobroma cacao was introduced into Malaysia in 1950 for commercial planting and follow by grindings industry in 1973. Both activity of cocoa was influence position and perspective of Malaysia and it will become producing and processing country that provides cocoa. Other than oil palm and rubber industry, the one of the commodity crop in Malaysia is cocoa industry (Azhar I and Lee. M. T, 2004). Unfortunately, the area of cocoa plantation on 1989 is 414 236 ha…

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    Mercedes Taylor Mr.Herb Honors World Literature 10 January 2017 How to: Aztec Hot chocolate The Aztecs have a very famous recipe for hot chocolate or Xocolatl ( from the Nahuatl words meaning “bitter water”) as it was called by the Aztecs (Fiona Mair). Although, the chocolate they made in those times is quite different from the chocolate they make today. The Aztecs were known for their cocoa. The cocoa plant was very important to the Aztecs. They used it for many things like currency, for wines…

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    ESCP EUROPE Business Ethics Nestlé and the chocolate industry facing child labor in cocoa production Clusellas Ramon Drago Alba Fernando Lochana Lala Marta Mindlin Tomas 3/23/2015 Table of Contents Introduction to Nestlé 3 The Scandal 4 Legal aspects 5 National Labor Laws 5 2013 National Action Plan 5 The Nestlé Cocoa Plan 6 Helping farmers 6 Improve plantlet expertise 6 Supply chain management 6 Better working conditions 6 Work with various certification and other related…

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    Portugal: A Wonderful Place By John Salata “Venha para o fascinante país de Portugal!”. That is how you say “Come to the fascinating country of Portugal!” in Portuguese (GTranslate). Portugal is a fascinating place in southwestern Europe (Gullain Pg 4). Portugal is a wonderful place to go to travel and see some natural wonders such as the Peneda Geres (Coelho). If chocolate is your liking, then you will love the Obidos International Chocolate Festival (Christopher). The weather in north…

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    Ever wonder how such a bitter bean as cocoa can become such a sweet savory food as chocolate? There's a darker story behind how they get this food that is still sadly happening to this day in the Ivory Coast. From child labor, dying animals, and people just doing nothing to stop this. The negatives far outweigh the positives in chocolate production in the Ivory Coast. Chocolate as we all know and love it, is a sweet food that had originally been a bitter drink for the Europeans. As stated in…

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    Slavery and chocolate: Most people don’t realize that these two subjects have been associated with each other longer than the United States has been a country. Slavery has been known to be associated with the makings of chocolate for not a usual amount of time now. Huge chocolate companies like Nestle, Hershey’s, etc. prefer child labor to make their chocolate, and not many people know that. Not many chocolate companies fancy Fair Trade (Fair Trade chocolate means that the plantations harvest…

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    Neşe Ümit S005003 002- Technology behind the processing of a food product: Gummy Candy 28.12.2014 THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE GUMMY CANDY Gummy candy is a type of soft confectionery that has been first produced by Hans Riegel in Germany in early 1900s. First gummy candy was in the shape of bear and it was called “dancing bear” by its inventor, Hans Riegel himself. Both the dancing bear and the gummy candy factory are called HARIBO which is an acronym for Hans Riegel, Bonn (Hartel, 2014). Turkish…

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