Theobromine

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  • Theobromine Research Paper

    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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  • Meagan Nelson Article: The Health Benefits Of Chocolate

    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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  • Case Study Of Theobroma Cacao

    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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  • Aztec Hot Chocolate Research Paper

    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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  • Case Study Of Business Ethics Of Nestle

    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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  • Slavery And Chocolate: The Dark Side Of Chocolate

    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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  • Gummy Candy Research Paper

    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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  • Johnson's Chocolate Factory Research Paper

    Have you ever wondered how your delicious chocolate was made? Here is the story of the most amazing factory ever built: Johnson’s Chocolate Factory. This story tells the tale of the hard work the men and women do each day inside of the factory. The Johnson Chocolate Factory was built in 1797 by a man named Aaron Johnson. When Aaron was only 18 years old, he decided to build his own business. He opened a chocolate factory because of his love for everything chocolate. In 1804, Johnson’s…

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  • Masterpiece Cakeshop V. Colorado Civil Rights Case Study

    The case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commision was heard by the US Supreme Court December 5, 2017 and will be decided in 2018. The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Jack Phillips, is a christian man that designs cakes in the store. David Mullins and Charlie Craig are a same sex couple that went to Masterpiece Cakeshop with the intent of buying a wedding cake. David and Charlie asked to order a cake for their wedding, but Phillips told them that he would not make the wedding…

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  • Compare And Contrast Essay About Chocolate

    When it comes to chocolate, there are only two options: you either love it or you are allergic to it; very few people actually dislike the aroma of chocolate. In this essay I will be taking a look at 2 texts about how chocolate is made. Text 1 is an extract from the novel “Chocolat” by Joanne Harris and text 2 is an informational and promotional piece published by www.greenandblacks.com, titled “From Bean to Bar”. Both texts talk about a passion for making chocolate, but that is where most of…

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