Sweet food products combining cane or beet sugars with other carbohydrates and chocolate, milk, eggs, and various flavorings. In the United States, candy refers to both sugar- and cocoa-based confections and is differentiated from sweetened baked goods; elsewhere the terms sugar confectionary, chocolate confectionary, and flour confectionary (meaning goods such as cakes and pastries) are used.
3,7-Dimethylxanthine. The principle alkaloid in Theobroma cacao (the cacao bean) and other plants. A xanthine alkaloid that is used as a bronchodilator and as a vasodilator. It has a weaker diuretic activity than THEOPHYLLINE and is also a less powerful stimulant of smooth muscle. It has practically no stimulant effect on the central nervous system. It was formerly used as a diuretic and in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, pp1318-9)
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An independent state in the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies, north of Venezuela, comprising the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Its capital is Port of Spain. Both islands were discovered by Columbus in 1498. The Spanish, English, Dutch, and French figure in their history over four centuries. Trinidad and Tobago united in 1898 and were made part of the British colony of Trinidad and Tobago in 1899. The colony became an independent state in 1962. Trinidad was so named by Columbus either because he arrived on Trinity Sunday or because three mountain peaks suggested the Holy Trinity. Tobago was given the name by Columbus from the Haitian tambaku, pipe, from the natives' habit of smoking tobacco leaves. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1228, 1216 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p555, 547)
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Use of Dorset egg medium for maintenance and transport of Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae type b. (1/333)Studies of bacterial meningitis are hampered by the inability to maintain the viability of etiological agents during transport to reference laboratories. The long-term survival rate of 20 isolates of Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) on Dorset egg medium, supplemented Columbia agar base medium, chocolate agar, and Amies medium was compared with that on 70% GC agar (chocolate) transport medium. N. meningitidis isolates were also inoculated onto 5% horse blood agar, and Hib was inoculated onto Haemophilus test medium. All of the N. meningitidis isolates remained viable on Dorset egg medium for 21 days; viability on the other media was poor after only 7 days. Recovery rates of Hib isolates were similar on Dorset egg and Haemophilus test media (100% after 21 days) and significantly better than on the other media. Dorset egg medium is inexpensive and easy to make and may be invaluable for studies of bacterial meningitis in developing countries. (+info)
Teas and other beverages suppress D-galactosamine-induced liver injury in rats. (2/333)We compared the effects of various types of beverages (teas, coffee, and cocoa) on D-galactosamine-induced liver injury by measuring plasma alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) activities in 7-wk-old male Wistar rats. The effects of five fractions extracted with different organic solvents from green tea, different types of dietary fibers, and some short chain fatty acids were also investigated. All of the beverages tested significantly suppressed D-galactosamine-induced enhancement of plasma enzyme activities when powdered beverages were added to the diet (30 g/kg) and fed to rats for 2 wk. Plasma ALT activities were 1155 +/- 82 [micromol/(min.L), control], 289 +/- 61 (green tea), 626 +/- 60 (roasted green tea), 471 +/- 84 (puerh tea), 676 +/- 69 (oolon tea), 423 +/- 76 (black tea), 829 +/- 53 (coffee), and 885 +/- 89 (cocoa). The profile of AST activities was similar. The caffeine-containing fraction from green tea had no significant effect, whereas the other four fractions, including the soluble fiber fraction, significantly suppressed liver injury. In addition to tea fibers, many other types of dietary fiber (hemicellulose, chitin, chitosan, alginate, pectin, guar gum, glucomannan, and inulin, but not cellulose) had liver injury-preventive effects when added to the diet (30 g/kg), suggesting that liver injury-prevention may be one of the general effects of dietary fibers. Of three short-chain fatty acids tested (acetate, propionate, and butyrate), only acetate prevented liver injury when added to the diet (15 g/kg), supporting the possibility that the liver injury-preventive effect of dietary fibers may be mediated at least in part by certain organic acids. These results suggest that several beverages possess preventive effects on certain types of liver injury, such as that induced by D-galactosamine, and that different constituents of high and low molecular weights contribute to the liver injury-preventive effects of green tea. (+info)
Protection against peroxynitrite by cocoa polyphenol oligomers. (3/333)Flavonoids, natural plant constituents, protect against peroxynitrite and can thereby play a role in defense against this mediator of inflammation. Procyanidin oligomers of different size (monomer through nonamer), isolated from the seeds of Theobroma cacao, were examined for their ability to protect against peroxynitrite-dependent oxidation of dihydrorhodamine 123 and nitration of tyrosine. By molarity, oligomers were more effective than the monomeric epicatechin; the tetramer was particularly efficient at protecting against oxidation and nitration reactions. These results suggest that epicatechin oligomers found in cocoa powder and chocolate may be a potent dietary source for defense against peroxynitrite. (+info)
A comparison of blood agar supplemented with NAD with plain blood agar and chocolated blood agar in the isolation of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae from sputum. Bacterial Methods Evaluation Group. (4/333)Streptococcus pneumoniae grows well and generally exhibits typical morphology on Columbia blood agar, whereas Haemophilus influenzae requires a more complex medium to meet its growth requirements - usually chocolated blood agar - on which S. pneumoniae is less easily recognisable. Therefore, a single medium that produces typical morphology of S. pneumoniae and facilitates the growth of H. influenzae would have considerable potential advantages. It has been claimed that blood agar supplemented with nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is such a medium. However, despite its routine use in several large diagnostic laboratories its performance has never been properly evaluated. In the present study, 1724 sputum samples were examined in four laboratories. The isolation rates of H. influenzae and S. pneumoniae on NAD-supplemented blood agar (SBA) were compared with those on a two-plate combination of plain blood (BA) and chocolated blood agar (CBA). The two-plate combination performed significantly better for both organisms; isolation rates for H. influenzae were increased from 8.16% on SBA to 11.07% on BA plus CBA and for S. pneumoniae from 4.18% to 4.68%. Isolation rates were also compared after incubation for 24 and 48 h. With the two-plate combination, isolation rates for H. influenzae and S. pneumoniae were increased by 0.98% and 0.16%, respectively, and for SBA by 0.57% and 0.32% after 48 h. However, despite this increase, SBA still performed less well than the two-plate combination. (+info)
An olfactory discrimination procedure for mice. (5/333)This paper describes an olfactory discrimination procedure for mice that is inexpensively implemented and leads to rapid discrimination learning. Mice were first trained to dig in small containers of sand to retrieve bits of buried chocolate. For discrimination training, two containers were presented simultaneously for eight trials per session. One container held sand mixed with cinnamon, and the other held sand mixed with nutmeg. Both containers were baited with chocolate buried in the sand. One odor was designated S+, and mice were allowed to dig and retrieve the chocolate from this container. The other odor was S-, and both containers were removed immediately if subjects began to dig in an S- container. After meeting a two-session acquisition criterion, subjects were given a series of discrimination reversals. In Experiment 1, 12 Swiss-Webster mice (6 male and 6 female) acquired the olfactory discrimination in three to five sessions and completed 3 to 10 successive discrimination reversals within a 50-session testing limit. In Experiment 2, subjects were 14 Pah(enu2) mice, the mouse mutant for phenylketonuria; 7 were homozygotes in which the disorder was expressed (PKU), and 7 were heterozygotes with normal metabolism (non-PKU). Thirteen mice completed pretraining in four to seven sessions, acquisition required 3 to 12 sessions, and all mice completed at least three reversals. Learning rates were similar in PKU and non-PKU mice. We discuss issues related to implementation and several potentially useful procedural variations. (+info)
Cocoa inhibits platelet activation and function. (6/333)BACKGROUND: Epidemiologic studies have shown inverse associations between dietary polyphenols and mortality from coronary heart disease. However, the basis for this protective association is uncertain. Food polyphenols reportedly have antioxidant properties and decrease platelet function in vitro. OBJECTIVE: This study sought to evaluate whether consumption of a polyphenol-rich cocoa beverage modulates human platelet activation and primary hemostasis. DESIGN: Peripheral blood was obtained from 30 healthy subjects before and 2 and 6 h after ingestion of a cocoa beverage (n = 10), a caffeine-containing control beverage (n = 10), or water (n = 10). Platelet activation was measured in terms of expression of activation-dependent platelet antigens and platelet microparticle formation by using fluorescent-labeled monoclonal antibodies and flow cytometry. Primary platelet-related hemostasis was measured with a platelet function analyzer. RESULTS: Ex vivo epinephrine- or ADP-stimulated expression of the fibrinogen-binding conformation of glycoprotein IIb-IIIa was lower 2 and 6 h after consumption of cocoa than before consumption. Cocoa consumption also decreased ADP-stimulated P-selectin expression. In contrast, epinephrine-induced platelet glycoprotein IIb-IIIa expression increased after consumption of the caffeine-containing beverage but not after water consumption. Platelet microparticle formation decreased 2 and 6 h after cocoa consumption but increased after caffeine and water consumption. Primary hemostasis in response to epinephrine in vitro was inhibited 6 h after cocoa consumption. The caffeine-containing beverage inhibited ADP-induced primary hemostasis 2 and 6 h after consumption. CONCLUSIONS: Cocoa consumption suppressed ADP- or epinephrine-stimulated platelet activation and platelet microparticle formation. Cocoa consumption had an aspirin-like effect on primary hemostasis. (+info)
Food of the gods: cure for humanity? A cultural history of the medicinal and ritual use of chocolate. (7/333)The medicinal use of cacao, or chocolate, both as a primary remedy and as a vehicle to deliver other medicines, originated in the New World and diffused to Europe in the mid 1500s. These practices originated among the Olmec, Maya and Mexica (Aztec). The word cacao is derived from Olmec and the subsequent Mayan languages (kakaw); the chocolate-related term cacahuatl is Nahuatl (Aztec language), derived from Olmec/Mayan etymology. Early colonial era documents included instructions for the medicinal use of cacao. The Badianus Codex (1552) noted the use of cacao flowers to treat fatigue, whereas the Florentine Codex (1590) offered a prescription of cacao beans, maize and the herb tlacoxochitl (Calliandra anomala) to alleviate fever and panting of breath and to treat the faint of heart. Subsequent 16th to early 20th century manuscripts produced in Europe and New Spain revealed >100 medicinal uses for cacao/chocolate. Three consistent roles can be identified: 1) to treat emaciated patients to gain weight; 2) to stimulate nervous systems of apathetic, exhausted or feeble patients; and 3) to improve digestion and elimination where cacao/chocolate countered the effects of stagnant or weak stomachs, stimulated kidneys and improved bowel function. Additional medical complaints treated with chocolate/cacao have included anemia, poor appetite, mental fatigue, poor breast milk production, consumption/tuberculosis, fever, gout, kidney stones, reduced longevity and poor sexual appetite/low virility. Chocolate paste was a medium used to administer drugs and to counter the taste of bitter pharmacological additives. In addition to cacao beans, preparations of cacao bark, oil (cacao butter), leaves and flowers have been used to treat burns, bowel dysfunction, cuts and skin irritations. (+info)
Procyanidin content and variation in some commonly consumed foods. (8/333)Procyanidins are a subclass of flavonoids found in commonly consumed foods that have attracted increasing attention due to their potential health benefits. However, little is known regarding their dietary intake levels because detailed quantitative information on the procyanidin profiles present in many food products is lacking. Therefore, the procyanidin content of red wine, chocolate, cranberry juice and four varieties of apples has been determined. On average, chocolate and apples contained the largest procyanidin content per serving (164.7 and 147.1 mg, respectively) compared with red wine and cranberry juice (22.0 and 31.9 mg, respectively). However, the procyanidin content varied greatly between apple samples (12.3-252.4 mg/serving) with the highest amounts on average observed for the Red Delicious (207.7 mg/serving) and Granny Smith (183.3 mg/serving) varieties and the lowest amounts in the Golden Delicious (92.5 mg/serving) and McIntosh (105.0 mg/serving) varieties. The compositional data reported herein are important for the initial understanding of which foods contribute most to the dietary intake of procyanidins and may be used to compile a database necessary to infer epidemiological relationships to health and disease. (+info)
Acute and chronic effects of flavanol-rich cocoa on vascular function in subjects with coronary artery disease: A randomized...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Acute and chronic effects of flavanol-rich cocoa on vascular function in subjects with coronary artery disease. T2 - A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study. AU - Farouque, H. M Omar. AU - Leung, Michael. AU - Hope, Sarah A.. AU - Baldi, Mauro. AU - Schechter, Clyde B.. AU - Cameron, James D.. AU - Meredith, Ian T.. PY - 2006/7. Y1 - 2006/7. N2 - Evidence suggests that flavonoid-containing diets reduce cardiovascular risk, but the mechanisms responsible are unclear. In the present study, we sought to determine the effect of flavanol-rich cocoa on vascular function in individuals with CAD (coronary artery disease). Forty subjects (61+8 years; 30 male) with CAD were recruited to a 6-week randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study. Subjects consumed either a flavanol-rich chocolate bar and cocoa beverage daily (total flavanols, 444 mg/day) or matching isocaloric placebos daily (total flavanols, 19.6 mg/day) for 6 weeks. Brachial artery FMD (flow-mediated dilation) ...
Use of secondary somatic embryos promotes genetic fidelity in cryopreservation of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.)
The inability to conserve cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) germplasm via seed storage and the vulnerability of field collections make the establishment of cryopreserved genebanks for the crop a priority. An effective encapsulation-dehydration based cryopreservation system has been developed for cocoa but because the somatic embryos used for freezing arise after a protracted period of callus culture there is concern about maintenance of genetic fidelity during the process. Microsatellite markers for seven of the 10 cocoa linkage groups were used to screen a population of 189 primary somatic embryo-derived emblings and the 43 secondary somatic embryos they gave rise to. Of the primary somatic embryos, 38.1% exhibited polymorphic microsatellite profiles while for secondary somatic embryos the frequency was 23.3%. The same microsatellite markers used to screen another population of 44 secondary somatic embryos cryopreserved through encapsulation-dehydration revealed no polymorphisms. Scanning electron ...
Importance of structural integrity of somatic embryos for long-term cryopreservation of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) germplasm |...
Cryopreservation is a reliable means for the long-term conservation of plant genetic resources. It is of particular interest for cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) whose seeds are recalcitrant to conventional storage methods and field collections susceptible to disease infestations. However, the encapsulationdehydration procedure previously developed for cocoa somatic embryos has resulted in poor survival after retrieval from liquid nitrogen. To examine the causes of such failure, cocoa somatic embryos following each treatment step of the encapsulation-dehydration procedure were examined using a combination of confocal scanning laser microscopy and transmission electron microscopy. Results showed that the parenchymas cells of the hypocotyl and radicle were the major sites of injury possibly due to their large size and non-cytoplasmic nature, whereas the shoot meristem and provascular strand were well preserved throughout the treatments. In general, cell deformation and/or disruption was observed following the
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Evaluation of Phenolic Compounds, Lignin, Amino Acids and Carbohydrates in Theobroma cacao L. from Three Different Climate...
In Venezuela, Criollo cacao crops are distributed in different regions (eastern, central and western), and under different exploitation systems, and, in each of these regions, there is a uniqueness of materials with characteristics associated to an intrinsic, differential quality that could potentially affect chocolate quality. These regions have inherent climates that are significantly different; however, there is a lack of consistent technical information about the real effects of environmental factors on the organoleptic quality of cacao. Therefore, the present work aims to evaluate the content of important components of cacao, such as phenolic compounds, lignin, amino acids, and carbohydrate, in six Theobroma cacao L clones, cultivated in three different agro-climatic locations: humid, semi-humid and dry tropical forest. It was found that production of phenolic compounds and lignin vary in clones according to their location, with the highest values found in the humid forest and the lowest in ...
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In this prospective study, we found that moderate habitual chocolate intake was associated with a lower rate of HF hospitalization or death, but the protective association was not observed with intake of ≥3 servings per week. Results were similar when we did not adjust for self-reported hypertension and when we restricted the analysis to participants with follow-up times ,2 years. Furthermore, consumption of snacks all were strongly related to chocolate intake but was not associated with HF, suggesting a specific association between chocolate and HF incidence.. Chocolate is one of the most concentrated sources of flavanoids,23 a subclass of polyphenols. Short-term randomized feeding trials suggest that the flavanoids in chocolate may be responsible for the improvement in cardiovascular risk factors.3,4 Some5,6,24 but not all25,26 feeding trials have indicated that chocolate intake significantly reduces systolic and diastolic blood pressure, possibly by acting as an angiotensin-I-converting ...
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Development and Utilization of a Core Collection in Theobroma cacao based on RAPD Marker-based Estimates of Genetic Distance in...
An increased need to understand the genetic relationships among cacao (Theobroma cacao) germplasm exists to identify cultivars that possess resistance to witches broom disease (caused by Crinipellis perniciosa). Loss of production due to witches broom disease in important cacao-growing areas, such as Bahia, Brazil, has generated a strong demand for disease-resistant varieties. Varieties based on single sources of resistance have been released; however, other genotypes are needed to enlarge the genetic diversity of cultivars in breeding programs. A core collection has been created to represent the range of genetic diversity available among the more than 600 cacao accessions at Centro de Pesquisa do Cacau (CEPEC). The cacao core facilitates access to the collection and is intended to enhance its use. This core collection was created from RAPD marker-based estimates of genetic distance among a subset of 270 accessions from the entire collection. The subset was sampled based on 1) witches broom ...
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Cocoa is a rich source of dietary polyphenols. In vitro as well as cell culture data indicate that cocoa polyphenols may exhibit antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, as well as anti-atherogenic activity. Several molecular targets (e.g., nuclear factor kappa B, endothelial nitric oxide synthase, angiotensin converting enzyme) have been recently identified which may partly explain potential beneficial cardiovascular effects of cocoa polyphenols. However cocoa polyphenol concentrations, as used in many cell culture studies, are not physiologically achievable. Bioavailability studies indicate that plasma concentrations of cocoa polyphenols following dietary intake are low and in the nanomolar range. Human studies regarding the effect of cocoa polyphenols on vascular health are often underpowered and lack a rigorous study design. If dietary cocoa polyphenol intake is due to chocolate its high energy content needs to be taken into account. In order to determine potential health benefits of cocoa polyphenols
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A study published on the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) found that high concentrations of cocoa flavanols decrease blood pressure, improve the health of blood vessels and increase the number of circulating blood-vessel-forming cells in patients with heart disease. The findings indicate that foods rich in flavanols - such as cocoa products, blueberry, and Ginkgo - have a cardio-protective benefit.. Flavanols are phytonutrient compounds that are found naturally in fruits such as apples, grapes, blueberries, tea, and cherries and herbs such as cocoa nuts and gingko. The study found a protective effect from a cocoa drink with 375 mg of flavanols, but according to researchers, a standard or recommended dosage has not yet been defined to achieve optimal health benefit.. The UCSF team has shown for the first time that one of the possible mechanisms of flavanols benefit is an increase in the circulation of so-called angiogenic cells in the blood. These cells, also known as early ...
Development of protocol for Agrobacterium Tumefaciens mediated transformation of cocoa (Theobroma cacao) - UMS INSTITUTIONAL...
This research describes the optimization of parameters (including pH, temperature, period of co-cultivation and age of callus) for Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated genetic transformation of Theobroma cacao L. using staminodes from cocoa buds as explants. The A. tumefaciens strain used was the super avirulent AGLl with the binary vector pGPTV-Kan/Gus. The strain confers aminoglycoside resistance to transformed cells through the neomycin phosphotransferase II (nptII) gene. Callus induction medium contained DKW minerals, glucose, vitamins, 2 mg/L 2,4D and 0.005 mg/L TDZ (0.5nM) pH 5.3. Co-cultivation medium was identical to callus induction medium but contained 0.02mg/L acetosyringone. Experiments were conducted using two clones of cocoa: KKM19 and P22. Staminodes were cultured on callus induction medium in the dark before the transformation process. After 14 days and 21 days on callus induction medium, callus-derived staminodes were co-cultivated with A. tumefaciens on semi-solid co-cultivation ...
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Effect of cocoa flavanols and exercise on cardiometabolic risk factors in overweight and obese subjects. | Cocoa Flavanol...
Abstract. OBJECTIVE:. Impaired endothelial function in obesity may reduce blood flow to sites of metabolism, contributing to impaired fat oxidation and insulin resistance. This study investigated the effects of cocoa flavanols and regular exercise, interventions known to improve endothelial function, on cardiometabolic function and body composition in obese individuals.. DESIGN:. Overweight and obese adults were randomly assigned to high-flavanol cocoa (HF, 902 mg flavanols), HF and exercise, low-flavanol cocoa (LF, 36 mg flavanols), or LF and exercise for 12 weeks (exercise duration was 3 x 45 min per week at 75% of age-predicted maximum heart rate). Body composition was assessed by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry at 0 and 12 weeks. Brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation (FMD), supine blood pressure (BP) and fasting plasma insulin, and glucose levels were assessed at 0, 6 and 12 weeks, respectively. Insulin sensitivity/resistance was determined using the modified homeostasis model assessment ...
What is cacao - Raw Chocolate? - Gabrielle Brick
USF cacao beans and nibs are indeed raw. The cacao paste is stone-ground and raw. USF cacao powder has 20-24% cacao fat content fulfilling the necessary specification to be a raw processed cacao powder; but, from South American cacao beans and not hybrid beans. The real question for me is, why eat a cacao seed in whatever form, anyway? Cacao is consumed by animals in the wild but they do not have the luxury of enjoying cacao in its most palate pleasing state. Cacao seeds have to be sun-dried and fermented to bestow its complex flavor profile and unique bitter, floral, citrus, and aromatic dimensions. Flavor is significant but the more important reason to eat cacao is for its mineral, nutritional, and chemical make up. Dietary minerals are found in all natural foods but are in the highest concentrations in foods from where soils are nurtured by organic, permaculture, biodynamic practices or having the grace of being developed naturally in the plants indigenous environment. Cacao originated in ...
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Chocolate consumption and cardiometabolic disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis | The BMJ
Objective To evaluate the association of chocolate consumption with the risk of developing cardiometabolic disorders.. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials and observational studies.. Data sources Medline, Embase, Cochrane Library, PubMed, CINAHL, IPA, Web of Science, Scopus, Pascal, reference lists of relevant studies to October 2010, and email contact with authors.. Study selection Randomised trials and cohort, case-control, and cross sectional studies carried out in human adults, in which the association between chocolate consumption and the risk of outcomes related to cardiometabolic disorders were reported.. Data extraction Data were extracted by two independent investigators, and a consensus was reached with the involvement of a third. The primary outcome was cardiometabolic disorders, including cardiovascular disease (coronary heart disease and stroke), diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. A meta-analysis assessed the risk of developing cardiometabolic ...
The genome sequence of the most widely cultivated cacao type and its use to identify candidate genes regulating pod color |...
Theobroma cacao L. cultivar Matina 1-6 belongs to the most cultivated cacao type. The availability of its genome sequence and methods for identifying genes responsible for important cacao traits will aid cacao researchers and breeders. We describe the sequencing and assembly of the genome of Theobroma cacao L. cultivar Matina 1-6. The genome of the Matina 1-6 cultivar is 445 Mbp, which is significantly larger than a sequenced Criollo cultivar, and more typical of other cultivars. The chromosome-scale assembly, version 1.1, contains 711 scaffolds covering 346.0 Mbp, with a contig N50 of 84.4 kbp, a scaffold N50 of 34.4 Mbp, and an evidence-based gene set of 29,408 loci. Version 1.1 has 10x the scaffold N50 and 4x the contig N50 as Criollo, and includes 111 Mb more anchored sequence. The version 1.1 assembly has 4.4% gap sequence, while Criollo has 10.9%. Through a combination of haplotype, association mapping and gene expression analyses, we leverage this robust reference genome to identify a promising
Whats The Difference Between Cacao & Cocoa? - Perfect Daily Grind
Spencer Hyman, a founder of Cocoa Runners, explains what he understands as the difference between cacao and cocoa. Generally the definition is… when it [the pod] is still on the tree its normally called cacao, and when it comes off the tree its only called cocoa. But he cautions that that is not an official definition.. Others extend that interpretation and use cacao for anything before processing and cocoa for the processed ingredients.. Megan Giller writes about fine chocolate at Chocolate Noise, and is the author of Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: Americas Craft Chocolate Revolution. She says, Something happened in translation at some point where we started using the word cocoa for after the product has been processed some amount. I define it as a cacao tree and a cacao plant and cacao beans before they are fermented and dried, and then it switches to cocoa.. Sharon has different take on the topic. I have yet to find a professional in the chocolate industry who makes any difference ...
Dark Chocolate vs White Chocolate - Difference and Comparison | Diffen
Dark Chocolate vs White Chocolate comparison. Dark chocolate and white chocolate both contain cocoa butter and are eaten as dessert or used in confectionery. Chocolate is derived from the bean of the cocao (cocoa) plant which breaks down in to chocolate liquor (the ground or melted state of the nib o...
Dark chocolate offers help for cirrhosis - Liver Doctor
The study recruited people with end-stage liver disease and it was presented at the International Liver Congress in Vienna in April 2010. Half of the patients were given a daily liquid meal containing dark chocolate and the other half were offered a liquid meal of white chocolate. The participants receiving dark chocolate had a lower increase in post-meal portal blood pressure than those receiving white chocolate.. The scientists believe the antioxidants present in dark chocolate help to minimise damage to the blood vessels of cirrhosis patients, and in that way help to reduce high blood pressure. White chocolate did not have any benefits because it doesnt contain antioxidants. The authors of the study concluded that there is a clear association between eating dark chocolate and portal hypertension.. Dark chocolate is high in cocoa solids and the higher the content of cocoa solids, the more antioxidants are present. Therefore chocolate comprising 70 percent cocoa and above is the healthiest ...
Frequent chocolate consumption could reduce CHD risk, US study
The conclusions, published in the journal Clinical Nutrition, come on the back of a body of research pointing to the positive impact of flavonoids in chocolate. And the authors, including researchers based at the Harvard Medical School and the Boston University School of Medicine, argue that their findings are consistent with a recent study in the German Heart Journal which showed dark chocolate intake was associated with a 39 per cent lower risk of myocardial infarction and stroke combined. Dark chocolate belongs to the flavonoid-rich foods such as fruit and vegetables, tea, and red wine, with epidemiologic evidence indicates that beneficial effects of these on CHD are partly mediated through the effects of their polyphenolic compounds. The authors hold that while interventional studies have demonstrated beneficial effects of dark chocolate on blood pressure and endothelial function, there is, in fact, limited data available on the effects of total chocolate intake on CHD.. And they ...
Theobroma Cacoa as a Dietary Supplement | EmaxHealth
A recent study by the International Headache Society raised interest in Theobroma Cacoa as an ingredient beneficial for preventing migraine headaches. As marketers use this research to promote dietary supplement products, information about the appropriate use of T. Cacoa is important to understand before beginning a supplement regimen. Theobroma Cacoa is the botanical name for the cocoa tree, which is used to produce chocolate. Cocoa as a supplement may also be referred to as cocoa oleum, cocoa seed, cocoa semen, cocoa testae, theobroma, theobroma sativum, or theobromine. The first question is regarding the most appropriate dosage for benefit. The study reported by the International Headache Society was actually perfored on laboratory rats, so information about the dosage used would likely not relate well to human usage. In other studies of Theobroma Cacoa, 150-250 milligrams was used in studies of platelet function, which may possibly correlate with the reduction of inflammatory response seen ...
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UHPLC-DAD-ESI-MS/MS Analysis of Flavonoids from Ethanolic Extracts of Theobroma cacao Husk in Cuba - Share file on Eduzhai
A sample of ethanolic extracts of the husk of Theobroma cacao L. was scru-tinized using a UHPLC DAD MS Thermo scientific Dionex Ultimate 3000 RS coupled to a Thermo scientific LTQ XL mass spectrometer. In addition, about seven different chemical compounds were tentatively identified in this species based
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Effect of Cocoa Flavanols on Vascular Function - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Endothelial dysfunction is associated with a higher incidence of adverse cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD patients also show impaired function and number of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs, adult stem cells) which circulate in adult blood and contribute to endothelial repair. Clinical studies suggest that endothelial function can be improved in CAD patients by consumption of flavanol-rich cocoa. Yet, the mechanism is not known. It is also not known whether flavanol-rich cocoa provides an additive, positive effect in patients who are already receiving the maximal recommended therapies for risk factor modification. Therefore, the researchers propose to perform an investigator-initiated, randomized controlled cross-over study administering flavanol-rich cocoa or a placebo for two months in CAD patients on optimal medical therapy. An improvement of endothelial function as measured by flow-mediated dilation (FMD) will be the primary endpoint of this study. ...
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Chocolate Milk as a Recovery Drink
A recently published review of studies supports the use of chocolate milk as a recovery drink for athletes. Chocolate milk has been touted in research as a recovery drink for athletes, but many of the prior studies showing this have been small. However, a recent review published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that chocolate milk is indeed a good option.. According to an article from Reuters Health, the review looked at 12 studies that compared chocolate milk against a placebo and a sports drink. In the studies, athletes completed exercise tests that were mostly based on running or cycling. Their time to exhaustion, heart rate, creatine kinase, and lactic acid levels were assessed in most cases.. Compared against the placebo, the time to exhaustion was about one minute longer for chocolate milk drinkers. Compared with the sports drinks, the time to exhaustion for chocolate milk drinkers was about six minutes longer. In addition, the blood serum lactate was lower for the ...
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cacao | Alkaline Diet
Origins of Cacao. Cacao is known as the food of the gods that anyone who tried the delicious tastes of seeds is loss for words. There were other beliefs that Aztecs considered cacao as mans inheritance from the god of the air Quetzalcoatl. The history of cacao traced back on the fourth voyage of Christopher Columbus when he intercepted canoe with cacao. However, it was Cortez who use and carried back the cacao beans to Spain and use it for a drink exclusively made for wealthy people. They used to combine the cacao with maize, sugar, and vanilla. Later on, Cacao was cultivated in South America and western Africa and becomes the most common source of cocoa powder and chocolate.. Cacao trees grow in partial shade with an average temperature of 25.5 degrees Celsius. The fruit of cacao tree has yellowish red color with white pulp and fruits are harvested and broken to take the seeds. These seeds undergo fermentation for one week in sweat box until these become purple brown in color. The purposes ...
Trade in Maya civilization
... an important area of cacao cultivation. The Maya passed on the knowledge of cacao through oral histories, in Jade and Obsidian ... "Cacao". www.authenticmaya.com. Archived from the original on 2015-10-16. Retrieved 2015-10-25. "MAYA, A History of The Mayans ... Mostly the main population used the more basic commodities, such as stone tools, salt, cacao beans, fish and manufactured goods ... cacao, copper tools, and ornaments. Due to the lack of wheeled cars and use of animals, these goods traveled Maya area by the ...
Cacao). It produces meiospores, via meiosis, from the modified basidium. These spores are important as dispersal agents, for ... Evans, Harry C. (December 2007). "Cacao Diseases-The Trilogy Revisited". Phytopathology. 97 (12): 1640-1643. doi:10.1094/phyto- ... which causes frosty pod rot disease of cacao: mechanisms of the biotrophic and necrotrophic phases". BMC Genomics. 15 (1): 164 ... which causes frosty pod rot disease of cacao, are hemibiotrophs that affect many agricultural and floricultural crops worldwide ...
"Cacao". PueblosAmerica (in Spanish). PueblosAmerica. 2005. Retrieved 6 May 2015. "Mucuyché". PueblosAmerica (in Spanish). ... Hacienda Nuestra Señora de la Soledad Pebá Hacienda San Pedro Ochil Hacienda Temozón Sur Hacienda Uayalceh Hacienda Cacao ...
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"Onderzoekers in actie: Peter van Dam De geschiedenis van de firma Van Houten Cacao" (in Dutch). Retrieved 25 May 2008. " ... "Coenraad Johannes van Houten". Theobroma Cacao. Archived from the original on 31 December 2010. Retrieved 14 March 2009. CS1 ... maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Cacao: Opwekkend!". Westfries Museum. Retrieved 14 March 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged ...
"Maria Cacao , Inquirer Opinion". "Agusan solon files heritage bill anew; seeks to declare Balangay as 'National Boat'". 14 ...
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... sells ruby cacao truffles and a ruby cacao bar Starbucks offers "Ruby Flamingo Frappucino" in 2020 Francestle Chocolatier, a ... According to standards set by the Food and Drug Administration, ruby chocolate must contain a minimum of 1.5% nonfat cacao ... Gandy, Max (19 March 2018). "Ruby Chocolate: Where to Buy It & What It Is". Dame Cacao. Retrieved 4 April 2018. "Barry ... Morillo, Alexis (24 January 2020). "Häagen-Dazs Has All New, Limited-Edition Ruby Cacao Ice Creams For V-Day". delish. ...
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"Mamajuana Recipe". Dame Cacao. Retrieved 12 June 2019. Nicolas J. Pilcher (2006). Proceedings of the Twenty-third Annual ...
M. Cacao. "ROSTER OF PHILIPPINE LEGISLATORS". Congressional Library Bureau: House of Representatives. Retrieved May 22, 2019. ...
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Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc de (1780). "Le cacao d'Abyssinie". Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux (in French). Volume 13. Paris: ...
The Cacao Project is a cacao (Theobroma cacao) seedling donation program for farm workers in the Philippines. The project also ... "The Cacao Project". The Resolution Project. Retrieved 2020-12-23. Lee-Brago, Pia. "A chef for the earth". Philstar.com. ... She is the founder of The Cacao project, a seedling donation initiative for farm workers in San Fernando, Camarines Sur. Mabulo ... "Filipina wins U.N. award for helping cacao farmers". cnn. Retrieved 2020-12-23. "30 Under 30 Asia 2020: Social Entrepreneurs". ...
Cocoa necrosis virus
Cacao necrosis virus is restricted to systemic infection of Theobroma cacao in nature. Symptoms on cacao include an acute stage ... Ghana, Indonesia, and Nigeria are in the top five cacao producing countries in the world, and cacao is one of the main and ... There is no treatment for plants once infected with cacao necrosis virus. Destruction of infected and contact cacao trees is an ... CNV is considered synonymous with Strain S of cacao swollen shoot virus. Unlike Cacao swollen shoot virus, it is not ...
"Cacao: an authentic Hmong village". Air France. Retrieved 16 March 2021. "Bourg de Cacao". Roura.gf via Wikimix (in French). ... Cacao is a village of Hmong farmers. The population were refugees from Laos who were resettled in French Guiana in 1977 The ... Bélizon Cacao Communes of French Guiana "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020. "City of Roura". Map France (in ... "Prudence, nouveau glissement de terrain sur la RN2 à 40 kilomètres de l'intersection de Cacao". Guyane, la Première (in French ...
in SE Asian cacao. The Global Biodiversity Information Facility lists: Monalonion annulipes V.Signoret, 1858 Monalonion atratum ...
In the middle of the bar is a single roasted cacao bean, showcasing the unadulterated flavor of Nacional Cacao and serving as a ... It is said to have more floral notes and richness of flavors than any other cacao variety. The Heirloom Nacional cacao bar ... "What is Heirloom Cacao". hcpcacao.org. Retrieved 2017-12-19. "GENETICS - NACIONAL CACAO CONSERVATION". ... The luxury brand To'ak, produces chocolate with the very rare variety of Arriba cacao called Nacional cocoa, which some experts ...
calothyrsus and Theobroma cacao. Tragocephala guerinii var. buquetii Thomson, 1857 Tragocephala guerinii var. aurivilliusi ...
Cacao comes to Europe. St. Olaf's Church, Tallinn is completed in Estonia. The first recorded fatal accident involving a gun in ...
"Le marché du cacao". Unctad.org. Archived from the original on 3 April 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2011. Loubière, Paul (2 October ...
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Theobroma cacao (Loddiges 545); Eugenia malaccensis (Loddiges 555); Erica rubens (Loddiges 557); Erica spumosa (Loddiges 566); ... 508 Erica ampullacea 534 Ledum latifolium 535 Acacia verticillata 545 Theobroma cacao 555 Eugenia malaccensis 611 Rafnia ...
Tabliya is made by drying beans of ripe cacao fruit for two or three days. The dried beans are shelled and roasted. They are ... It is made from tabliya or tablea, tablets of pure ground roasted cacao beans, dissolved in water and milk. Like in Spanish and ... "Tablea Tsokolate or Cacao Chocolate". Batangas-Philippines.com. Retrieved 13 December 2018. Juan, Pacita; Ramos, Josephine; ... Tabliya or tablea (from Spanish tablilla, "tablet") are small traditionally home-made tablets of pure ground roasted cacao ...
The disease known as "Ceratocystis wilt of cacao" (or "Mal de machete") is a serious disease of the cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao ... This fungus is able to penetrate cacao trees through stem wounds that are caused either by insects or through infected cutting ... "Ceratocystis Wilt of Cacao". Iowa State University, Department of Plant Pathology. Retrieved 20 October 2014. CS1 maint: ... In the 1990s, C. cacaofunesta was introduced to the southern region of Bahia, which is the largest Brazilian cacao-producing ...
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"What Are Cacao Nibs? Nutrition, Benefits, and Culinary Uses". Healthline. March 28, 2019. "Know Your Ingredients: Cacao Nibs". ... Cacao nibs and cocoa are loaded with nutrients and have the highest flavonoid content by weight of any food. Cocoa nibs have ... The origin of the industry's use of the word comes from cacao nibs, which are the bitter but very flavorful chocolate bits made ...
The common name madre de cacao (literally "mother of cacao" in Spanish) used in Central America and the Philippines is in ... Common names include quickstick, mata ratón; cacao de nance, cachanance; balo in Panama; piñon Cubano in the Dominican Republic ... madreado in Honduras; kakawate in the Philippines; madre xacao or madre de cacao in the Philippines and Guatemala; madero negro ...
Francisco Hernández de Toledo
... four varieties of cacao; tobacco; chilis; tomatoes, in four chapters; and cacti, in 14 chapters. Hernández was a writer who had ... and cacao. Hernandez's scholars, Jose Maria Lopez Piñero and his colleague Jose Pardo Tomas, gave an overview and assessed ...
ArboCat Virus: Cacao (CACV)
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- Combine the ground flaxseed, slivered almonds, cacao nibs, sesame seeds, chia seeds and sunflower seeds in a large mixing bowl. (facebook.com)
- Mahogany hued ale infused with coffee, vanilla beans and cacao nibs. (beeradvocate.com)
- Bitter, crispy cacao nibs and rich pistachios stud the dough for contrast and pops of flavour. (grouprecipes.com)
- Truffles made from raw cacao, covered with raw cacao nibs, have intense, bittersweet chocolate flavor. (thenibble.com)
- Maybe you ve even seen raw cacao powder or cacao nibs in health food stores, leading you to wonder how they differ from standard cocoa powder and chocolate chips. (care2.com)
- Crushing: The beans are crushed and separated from their outer hulls, resulting in broken cacao pieces called nibs. (care2.com)
- Cacao nibs come from pure cacao beans and boast high antioxidant levels. (livestrong.com)
- Get your chocolate fix with raw cacao nibs! (livestrong.com)
- Raw cacao nibs are minimally processed and retain their nutritional value. (livestrong.com)
- What Are Raw Cacao Nibs? (livestrong.com)
- Imagine yourself sitting on the couch and eating a smoothie bowl with cacao nibs sprinkled all over. (livestrong.com)
- But did you know that cacao nibs pack a hefty nutritional punch? (livestrong.com)
- With their crunchy texture and naturally sweet flavor, cacao nibs go well in ice cream, smoothies, oatmeal, trail mixes, banana bread, homemade chocolate chip cookies and brownies. (livestrong.com)
- Are Cacao Nibs Really Healthy? (livestrong.com)
- Raw cacao nibs also boast large doses of iron, zinc and selenium . (livestrong.com)
- Raw cacao nibs boast more fiber and protein , keeping you full longer and facilitating weight loss . (livestrong.com)
- Raw cacao powder and cacao nibs are minimally processed. (livestrong.com)
- Naturya's Breakfast Boost Cacao Crunch contains a supercharged combination of hemp, cocoa nibs, agave syrup, mulberries, chia seeds, goji berries and coconut, and unlike most commercially produced granolas and mueslis, the only sweetener is agave. (lakeland.co.uk)
- After fermentation, the beans are dried, then cleaned, and the shell is removed to produce cacao nibs. (rawguru.com)
- Finally the grain is subjected to a dual processing whereby it is simultaneously milled and de-husked, and the raw cacao nibs are obtained. (rawguru.com)
- Our cacao nibs are 100% natural and certified organic. (rawguru.com)
- Our cacao nibs are also used in the preparation of fine chocolate and associated products. (rawguru.com)
- What do I do with cacao bean nibs? (rawguru.com)
- Our organic, 100% pure cacao powder is an incredible superfood filled with beneficial nutrients. (gnc.com)
- Our Cacao Powder is made from only the finest variety of certified organic cacao bean, which have never been genetically modified. (gnc.com)
- Our cold-pressing process reduces the fat content of the cacao, allowing us to grind it down to create a fine, richly flavored, easy-to-use powder. (gnc.com)
- Add Cacao Powder to your favorite smoothie, yogurt and drinks to create healthy chocolate treats. (gnc.com)
- Date, coconut, raw cacao powder and almond balls/truffles. (tastespotting.com)
- Show all 35 recent products that contain THEOBROMO CACAO (COCOA) POWDER. (ewg.org)
- Add the soft cheese and crème fraîche and beat together, then whisk in the cacao powder until smooth. (waitrose.com)
- The latte is prepared with a creamy base of either almond or coconut milk and gets its bittersweet chocolate texture from raw cacao powder. (trendhunter.com)
- Bioglan Organic Cacao powder is a deliciously rich blend. (hollandandbarrett.com)
- Simply use Bioglan Organic Cacao Powder as you would chocolate powder. (hollandandbarrett.com)
- Some experts use cacao for the pods, beans and ground-up contents of the beans, reserving cocoa for the powder left after pressing the fat out of the ground beans ( 1 ). (care2.com)
- The percentage of cacao, cocoa or dark chocolate on a candy bar tells you how much combined cocoa powder and cocoa butter are present. (care2.com)
- Sucrose (Brown Sugar), Sodium Chloride (Salt), Theobroma Cacao (Raw Cacao) Powder, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil. (ulta.com)
- Will nourish your body with my raw cacao powder and coconut oil, which will do wonders for you. (ulta.com)
- Blend flour, sugar, Grand Cacao, baking powder and salt in large bowl until uniform. (guittard.com)
- This powder contains Collagen and is flavoured with organic Cacao, Cinnamon and Himalayan Pink Salt to help increase focus and boost energy levels. (mrporter.com)
- Smooth organic uncooked cacao powder. (goodnessdirect.co.uk)
- Raw cacao powder is free from milk and sugar and made from raw cacao beans. (goodnessdirect.co.uk)
- Just blend a ripe avocado with 2-3 tbsp cacao powder and a drizzle of coconut nectar. (goodnessdirect.co.uk)
- This powder is totally fat-free so can be mixed with nut/cacao butters to make raw cakes and desserts. (goodnessdirect.co.uk)
- Cacao, or cocoa, is the chocolate tree, and also the powder and beverage made with it obtained from the fruit of this tree. (usf.edu)
- my daughter asks as she pushes open the door to Cacao, the chocolate boutique that opened in September. (wweek.com)
- Tableya is Cebuano for round, unsweetened chocolate tablets made from cacao beans. (wikipedia.org)
- Stepping into Cacao is like stepping into chocolate heaven. (timeout.com)
- Cacao pods are most famous for being the source of chocolate, and the Latin name Theobroma is derived from the Greek for "food of the gods. (usbg.gov)
- In 1996, Sophie Coe and Michael Coe argued in their book The True History of Chocolate that cacao, specifically a chocolate beverage, originated with the Olmec. (pnas.org)
- Using linguistic evidence, the authors suggested that the Olmec could have been the first to domesticate the cacao tree, Theobroma cacao L., and discovered the chocolate-making process ( 1 ). (pnas.org)
- T: Big cacao and vanilla flavors meld nicely with the Bender's chocolate and light coffee flavors. (beeradvocate.com)
- MAISON CACAO is a Japanese chocolate brand established in Kamakura, Japan. (awwwards.com)
- Chocolate cake, topped with mascarpone cream, fresh strawberries and crumbled cacao nib cookies. (tastespotting.com)
- Superfood Cacao Peanut Butter Cups- a delicious dark decadent chocolate infused with crunchy roasted cacao bringing you this superfood packed treat! (tastespotting.com)
- This page is all about the nutrition of Chocolate, dark, 70-85% cacao solids. (bellaonline.com)
- Cacao is the pure form of chocolate and has been consumed for its invigorating and nutritional properties for generations in Mexican, Central and South American cultures. (hollandandbarrett.com)
- Chocolate truffles, brownies and other products made from raw cacao. (thenibble.com)
- A tree, Theobroma cacao , whose seed is used to make chocolate . (yourdictionary.com)
- Shanao Cacao is a revolutionary farm-to-bar cacao products company creating a range of distinctive, single origin cacao and craft chocolate goods produced in sustainable and equitable partnership with indigenous communities of Peru's Amazon basin. (bouldercoloradousa.com)
- If you buy chocolate, you ve likely noticed that some packages say they contain cacao while others say cocoa. (care2.com)
- Chocolate is made from cacao beans or rather seeds from the Theobroma cacao tree. (care2.com)
- Bean-to-bar chocolatiers, who make chocolate from scratch starting with fermented, dried beans, only use the word cacao for the pod and beans before they re fermented. (care2.com)
- The raw beans contained within the sticky matrix of the cacao pod don t taste much like chocolate. (care2.com)
- Generally, the darker the chocolate meaning the higher the cacao content the higher the mineral content ( 2 ). (care2.com)
- 72% Cacao Dark Chocolate Premium Baking Chips are made with top quality cocoa beans and real vanilla extract - perfect for any baking or snacking experience. (ghirardelli.com)
- 100% Cacao Unsweetened Chocolate Chips are made with top quality cocoa beans and no added sugar - perfect for any baking or cooking experience. (ghirardelli.com)
- A special cacao blend with reishi mushrooms to diminish occasional stress and promote restful sleep an upgrade on guilt-free hot chocolate. (sephora.com)
- We sequenced and assembled the draft genome of Theobroma cacao, an economically important tropical-fruit tree crop that is the source of chocolate. (mendeley.com)
- We learn about Elisha's daily life and her dreams as she and her father show how cacao is grown, harvested and turned into chocolate. (nfb.ca)
- This recognition proves what we already know- Hawaiʻi grown cacao produces a high quality chocolate with a superior flavor profile," said CTAHR Extension Specialist H.C. "Skip" Bittenbender , who established the Hawaiʻi State Cacao Trial with the help of then graduate student Daniel O'Doherty . (hawaii.edu)
- This recognition proves what we already know- Hawaiʻi grown cacao produces a high quality chocolate with a superior flavor profile. (hawaii.edu)
- Cacao seedling trees will be given out to the public at the Hilo Cacao and Chocolate Festival in Hilo on April 14, 2018. (hawaii.edu)
- At Cacao Prieto and Widow Jane Distillery, Preston is quietly turning out seriously smooth, well-crafted chocolate, rum, and whiskey, produced and packaged in small batches under one Brooklyn roof. (villagevoice.com)
- Cacao Prieto's chocolate is single-sourced from land Preston's family has worked in the Dominican Republic for over a century. (villagevoice.com)
- each Cacao Prieto bar is 72 percent pure chocolate, so it's rich, sweet, and slightly floral. (villagevoice.com)
- While fermenting an early batch of cacao for chocolate, Preston realized that with a bit of care, he could distill the liquid byproduct into liquor. (villagevoice.com)
- There are three main cultivar groups of cacao beans used to make cocoa and chocolate. (wikipedia.org)
- The cacao bean in 80% of chocolate is made using beans of the Forastero Group. (wikipedia.org)
- Fighting the snack attack is easy with the power of audaciously premium whole grains and bakeshop delicious flavors such as dark chocolate sea salt with chia and coconut cacao. (wegmans.com)
- The darkest chocolate in the range made with 85% cacao from the Caribbean island of Santo Domingo. (wegmans.com)
- Uncommon Cacao works directly with cacao farmers globally to deliver premium quality, high impact cacao to chocolate makers. (changemakers.com)
- For chocolate manufacturers, Uncommon guarantees the highest quality, transparently sourced and traded cacao. (changemakers.com)
- The Trinitario cacao beans used to make this chocolate were grown in the San Vicente de Chucuri Valley of the Santander in Columbia. (guittard.com)
- Made with cacao from Belize and Guatemala, where the Maya, who are the originators of chocolate culture, still live and cultivate their cacao. (zotter.at)
- Experience a chocolate with 100% cacao content, without any added sugar - a precious piece of authentic cacao history! (zotter.at)
- Pataxte ( Theobroma bicolor ) is an inferior grade of cacao (from which chocolate is made) used to sweeten foods and drinks, such as the maize-based drink chorote. (maya-archaeology.org)
- People around the world consumed nearly 7.7 million tons of chocolate in the last year, but the cacao crop that supports the production of these sweets is under significant environmental threat. (hudsonalpha.org)
- Who Picks the Cacao for Your Chocolate? (thesocietypages.org)
- Michal Slovák created this rich, dark packaging that is inspired by the nighttime experience of the rainforest but also reflects the high cacao percentage of the chocolate. (thedieline.com)
- At Japan Trend Shop, we have introduced many of the Kit Kat flavors unique to Japan and the Kit Kat Cacao Fruit Chocolate Set is one of the best items so far. (japantrendshop.com)
- Baker's Unsweetened Baking Chocolate Bar with 100% Cacao brings the decadent taste of smooth unsweetened chocolate to your favorite recipes. (target.com)
- This unsweetened chocolate is made with premium cacao. (target.com)
- Half of the cacao bean is fat, and the grinding breaks up the cells and liberates the fat, which at blood heat melts to an oil. (dictionary.com)
- Each cacao pod weighs about a pound, is shaped like a football and contain between 20 and 60 lima bean-sized seeds. (usbg.gov)
- The natural and cultural history of the cacao bean has been the subject of intensive scientific inquiry during the past 25 y. (pnas.org)
- Makers of raw (unroasted) or less processed cacao bean products often use the word cacao rather than cocoa, which may imply that they re more natural products. (care2.com)
- The cacao bean harvest from the relatively under developed tropical tree cacao ( Theobroma cacao L.) is subject to high losses in potential production due to pests and diseases. (springer.com)
- Microarrays were constructed using amplified inserts of the uni-gene set and challenged with bean and leaf RNA from five cacao varieties. (springer.com)
- The microarray performed well across the five randomly chosen cacao genotypes and did not show a bias towards either leaf or bean tissues. (springer.com)
- Since I was only 19 years old, and at that time had never seen a cacao seed, I naively assumed the seeds had been some kind of bean. (maya-archaeology.org)
- The cacao bean is the seed of a the cacao tree (Theobroma cacao), a small tropical evergreen and a member of the Sterculiaceae family. (rawguru.com)
- Indigenous communites treasured the cacao bean for its nutritional and natural health properties. (rawguru.com)
- The final product maintains all the nutritional and natural health properties of the original cacao bean. (rawguru.com)
- The pods grow close to the trunk of the cacao tree and change color as they ripen. (usbg.gov)
- H.C. Bittenbender with cacao pods from his multi-site field trial. (hawaii.edu)
- The UH cacao trials include eight selections grown from pods produced in Hawaiʻi plus two international varieties, all grafted onto seedling rootstock from Mānoa Valley and grown at six sites around O'ahu. (hawaii.edu)
- Inside these cacao pods, surrounded by the white flesh (pulp), are the cacao seeds. (ritter-sport.de)
- During harvesting, the cacao pods must be cut off very carefully without cutting off the fruit buds on the tree, as new flowers will emerge from them. (ritter-sport.de)
- Mature fruit pods are split open, the cacao beans removed, and the outer shell discarded. (rawguru.com)
- Once scooped from the pods, the cacao beans are fermented and sun-dried to lower the humidity. (rawguru.com)
- Until the early 20th century, Nacional, a member of the Forastero family, one of the three main genetic categories of cacao, was widely grown in Ecuador, then the world's largest cacao producer. (nytimes.com)
-  While many of the world's flowers are pollinated by bees ( Hymenoptera ) or butterflies / moths ( Lepidoptera ), cacao flowers are pollinated by tiny flies, Forcipomyia midges in the subfamily Forcipomyiinae . (wikipedia.org)
- Your nightly ritual is about to get an upgrade with this hot cacao mix of reishi, one of the world's most studied mushrooms that's been shown to help support sleep and occasional stress. (sephora.com)
- Uncommon Cacao is building the world's first vertically integrated specialty cacao supply chain based on direct, transparent relationships. (changemakers.com)
- That's right, it's really one of the world's best superfoods, with no added cacao bliss beans and its powdered sugar and dairy products. (all4webs.com)
- Old-style Hill Venue meets New-style French Cuisine The story of Bistro Cacao began with a partnership between long-time friendsKemal Deger, Harun and Yavuz Bolukbasi. (opentable.com)
- Where Romance meets Flavor… At Bistro Cacao, chef-owner Kemal Deger brings nearly 25 years of culinary expertise to your table. (opentable.com)
- Bistro Cacao is off on Massachusetts ave around the corner from Union Station, so parking may be a bit rough. (travbuddy.com)
- Researchers have focused on the natural distribution of the cacao tree ( Theobroma cacao L.) within tropical regions of South America and Mesoamerica ( 2 ). (pnas.org)
- An evergreen tropical American tree (Theobroma cacao) having leathery, ellipsoid, ten-ribbed fruits borne on the trunks and older branches. (yourdictionary.com)
- Theobroma cacao , also called the cacao tree and the cocoa tree , is a small (4-8 m (13-26 ft) tall) evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae ,   native to the deep tropical regions of Mexico . (wikipedia.org)
-   Using the natural pollinator Forcipomyia midges for Theobroma cacao was shown to have more fruit production than using artificial pollinators. (wikipedia.org)
- Cacao ( Theobroma cacao ) belongs to the genus Theobroma classified under the subfamily Byttnerioideae of the mallow family Malvaceae . (wikipedia.org)
- Cocoa Butter is extracted from the roasted seeds of Theobroma cacao, a tree native to the Americas. (ewg.org)
- Show all 1,650 recent products that contain THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER. (ewg.org)
- Arborele de cacao ( Theobroma cacao ) aparține genului Theobroma, familia Malvaceae. (wikipedia.org)
- The Swedish natural scientist and cocoa connoisseur Carolus Linnaeus gave the cacao tree its name in 1753: Theobroma cacao L. (ritter-sport.de)
- These delicious treats come from cacao beans , which grow on the Theobroma cacao tree. (livestrong.com)
- Both come from the Theobroma cacao tree but have a different chemical composition and nutritional value. (livestrong.com)
- But all this cacao is Theobroma cacao . (maya-archaeology.org)
- But, as is typical, the authors fail to show even an awareness of the difference between pataxte ( Theobroma bicolor ) and cacao ( Theobroma cacao ). (maya-archaeology.org)
- Tedlock, whose authoritative edition of the Popol Vuh is the most popular for the last decade, defines Theobroma cacao as "a higher grade of cacao than pataxte" (his glossary). (maya-archaeology.org)
- It was, he would learn after sending samples of seeds and leaves to the Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, one of the rarest, most prized varieties of cacao. (nytimes.com)
- A cacao pod is filled with sweet, whitish, viscous pulp embedded with seeds. (nytimes.com)
- The seeds of the cacao tree have an intense bitter taste, and must be fermented to develop the flavor. (rawguru.com)
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- There are several other varieties of cacao , but none of them produce the famous food. (dictionary.com)
- Today, three main varieties of cacao are planted: the strong, hardy Forastero, known as ordinary or bulk cocoa, the expensive Criollo - a "fine or flavour" cocoa with intense flavouring and scent - and the robust, aromatic Trinitario - a hybrid between the two varieties which counts as both a fine or flavour cocoa and a bulk cocoa. (ritter-sport.de)
- Yup, you can enjoy a custom mix of cacao, ginger and mint catapulted right into your sniffer for the ultimate sensation (Although explaining that dark ring around your nose at the end of the night is going to be a little awkward-maybe skip the white shirt this go around). (timeout.com)
- So cacao bliss simplytogegher.net has two compounds or two ingredients that can help elevate mood and prevent the feeling of bruising. (all4webs.com)
- The only ingredient present in our cacao products is 100% fresh cacao grains, and contains no other additives, ingredients, colorants, preservants or flavorings. (rawguru.com)
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- Uniquely crunchy, oil free, and always delicious The Latin name for Cacao, 'Theobroma' translates to 'food of the gods' and we could not agree more. (ediblearrangements.com)
- The same cacao that the indigenous considered the food of the Gods. (eventbrite.com)
- Organic cacao bliss was also called the 'food of the gods' and is commonly found in tropical Central and South America and has profound health benefits. (all4webs.com)
- Vegan Cacao Peanut Banana Oatmeal Bars - Made in one bowl & gluten/dairy/refined sugar free! (tastespotting.com)
- Gluten Free and Vegan, these decadent cupcakes contain NO REFINED sugar and are chock full of healthy fat, and super foods like cacao, lucuma and maca root. (tastespotting.com)
- Mint Cacao Chip Banana N'ice Cream - Vegan with NO refined sugar OR guilt, this "ice cream" is clean, refreshing and good for you! (tastespotting.com)
- 75% comes from the most highly prized Criollo cacao beans, and 25% from Forastero/Trinitero beans. (hollandandbarrett.com)
- Four Sigmatic combined their super popular Mushroom Coffee with the goodness of chaga and criollo variety cacao to create a Mushroom Mocha Mix that delights and soothes the senses, AM or PM. (sephora.com)
- Forastero trees are significantly hardier than Criollo trees, resulting in cheaper cacao beans. (wikipedia.org)
- An addictive, café style peanut butter and jelly cacao smoothie loaded with peanut butter and raspberry chia jam. (tastespotting.com)
- 5-Ingredient Vegan No-Bake Peanut Butter and Raw Cacao Cookies (Date-Sweetened! (organicauthority.com)
- House-manufactured Conche machines tumble molten cacao, cocoa butter, and sugar for 12 hours until the mixture is silky smooth and ready to be cooled, molded, and packaged. (villagevoice.com)
- The main request consisted of claims 1 to 3 which were identical to the claims as granted, except that they now related to the use as a cacao butter substitute of the compositions specified in granted claims 1 to 3. (epo.org)
- Document (VII) demonstrated that Illipe butters had already been used as cacao butter equivalents in the prior art. (epo.org)
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- In the bowl is handful of Nativas Naturals Cacao Goji Power Snacks. (naturemoms.com)
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- Raw varieties are made from unroasted cacao beans. (livestrong.com)
- Try these award-winning, cacao-flavored sprouted almonds. (ediblearrangements.com)
- The hand-molded Pecan & Sour Cherry bar features a portrait of Esteban and Carmen, who founded the family farm where Cacao Prieto's cocoa is grown. (villagevoice.com)
- The cacao tree is a small tree originally grown in tropical South America . (wikipedia.org)
- Much of the production process is manual and takes place on the small farms where the cacao is grown. (rawguru.com)
- The rest, 0.01% of world production features very rare wild-grown cacao. (thedieline.com)
- Named the Raw Cacao Goji Berry Superfood Latte, it's a mouthful, but you can be sure it's also loaded with flavor and benefits that are good for you. (trendhunter.com)
- Every bite of our Cacao Crunch Superfood Cereal contains chocolatey raisins, crunchy coconut and the superfood goodness of raw cacao and revitalizing herbs like reishi and astragalus. (ralphs.com)
- Scholars also have emphasized the geographical areas of domestication ( 2 - 4 ), and recent research on the botanical origins and domestication of cacao in South America has focused on the western headwaters region of the Amazon basin in the geographical vicinity of northwestern Colombia ( 2 ). (pnas.org)
- It is widely assumed her name is not indigenous as "cacao" is an imported term that came from Latin America when the Spanish arrived. (wikipedia.org)
- Join us in sacred ceremony with Cacao - a connecting, heart-opening medicine used by indigenous cultures for healing & shamanic journeying. (meetup.com)
- The specific name cacao is the Hispanization of the name of the plant in indigenous Mesoamerican languages . (wikipedia.org)
- Maria Cacao is the diwata or mountain goddess (the exact term is derived from Sanskrit word devata देवता) associated with Mount Lantoy in Argao, Cebu, Philippines. (wikipedia.org)
- The original name of Maria Cacao is unknown as it was not recorded before the Spanish changed her name in a bid to convert the natives to Catholicism. (wikipedia.org)
- The basic form of the Maria Cacao legend is that whenever rains flood the river that comes from Mount Lantoy, or a bridge is broken, this is a sign that Maria Cacao and her husband Mangao have either traveled down the river in their golden ship so that they can export their crops or traveled up the river on their way back. (wikipedia.org)
- These rumors were accompanied by a warning not to accept invitations to board the boat because the woman was supposedly Maria Cacao "collecting souls for the next world. (wikipedia.org)
- Rene O. Villanueva harvnb error: no target: CITEREFRene_O._Villanueva (help) Argao: A Portrait of a Town Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine Maria Cacao: Ang Diwata ng Cebu (Maria Cacao: The Fairy of Cebu) Rene O. Villanueva Michael Tan. (wikipedia.org)
- Within Mesoamerica cacao has a long, continuous history, with documentation along the southern Pacific Coast of Mexico at the Mokaya site of Paso de la Amada, where one neckless jar, dating from 1900 to 1500 BCE, tested positive for theobromine ( 19 , 21 ). (pnas.org)
- Cacao beans were commonly used as currency in Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica . (wikipedia.org)
- Dr Oswaldo Chinchilla, curator of the Museo Popol Vuh (UFM) has published an excellent guide to their museum exhibit on cacao (with most photographs taken by two photographers at FLAAR: rollouts by Nicholas Hellmuth and individual photographs by Eduardo Sacayon, a biologist at FLAAR Mesoamerica). (maya-archaeology.org)
- The other form of cacao in Mesoamerica, Theobroma bicolor , Pataxte, is usually ignored, or is dismissed quickly. (maya-archaeology.org)
- The origin of the Cacao Ritual lies with the ancient peoples such as the Mayas, Incas and Aztecs. (freelancer.com)
- The genetic origin of UH 's competition cacao is primarily upper Amazon. (hawaii.edu)
- Farmers can reinvest in their farms, increase yields, and cacao is now a sustainable business for all actors at origin. (changemakers.com)
- The cacao tree is not cultivated, but grows wild in great abundance. (yourdictionary.com)
- The cacao plant is a small evergreen tree growing in tropical areas of South and Central America, Asia and Africa. (gardenguides.com)
- The cacao tree only grows in tropical regions where temperatures stay above 68 degrees F. It can also grow in protected greenhouse areas. (gardenguides.com)
- Buy a small cacao nursery tree or start one of your own from cuttings. (gardenguides.com)
- Choose an area with partial shade in which to plant the cacao tree. (gardenguides.com)
- If you planted the tree in porous soil that does not retain water, such as sand, you will have to water the cacao every day or every other day in hot weather. (gardenguides.com)
- The cacao tree is gnarled, with a wide crown of sword-like, shiny leaves, and grows up to 15 metres high, though trees in plantations are supported at a height of 4 to 8 metres. (ritter-sport.de)
- Unusually, the cacao tree simultaneously bears flowers and fruits at different stages of maturity. (ritter-sport.de)
- Incidentally, overripe fruits do not drop off the cacao tree. (ritter-sport.de)
- After about forty years, a cacao tree is normally past its prime and is replaced by a new one. (ritter-sport.de)
- This book includes most of the key trees from the Popol Vuh such as ceiba (p. 16ff), palo de pito (p. 32ff), calabash tree, cacao, etc. (maya-archaeology.org)
- The cacao tree is native to the Americas, having probably originated in the foothills of the Andes in the Amazon and Orinoco basins of South America. (rawguru.com)
- The term coca is a corruption of cacao, but is more commonly used in commerce: cocoa nuts, however, are obtained from an entirely different tree. (usf.edu)
- Around 99.99% of world cacao tree production is growing on plantations. (thedieline.com)
- The jar of Cacao Nib Truffles shown in the bowl at the top of the page. (thenibble.com)
- Uli Mana Raw Cacao: Organic, Vegan, Terrific! (thenibble.com)
- Ancient Aztec and Maya cultures revered cacao for its energy-boosting properties and divine flavor. (gnc.com)
- Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, smoked, wood, cacao, bread, dark malt. (ratebeer.com)
- Competition organizers lauded the flavor and diversity of cacao at the 2017 event. (hawaii.edu)
- His latest publication, in October's HortTechnnology , describes The CTAHR Bag system for microfermentation of cacao, developed with CTAHR agricultural engineer Loren Gautz , Tropical Plants and Soil Sciences graduate student Jason Myers and mainland-based cacao flavor expert Ed Seguine. (hawaii.edu)
- Temperature is the most important advantage of all our cacao products: all the processing is done below 45º Celsius (approximately 110º Fahrenheit), which allows us to maintain the natural flavor and, even more importantly, the nutritional properties of the fresh cacao grains. (rawguru.com)
- Our cacao products are made from the highest quality cacao beans characterized by their superior flavor and fine aroma. (rawguru.com)
- My first objective today is to tell other women that they can live off cacao, to tell other women that they can benefit, and encourage women to produce cacao. (one.org)
- This cacao latte recipe from The First Mess is a dairy-free drink that will energize you with its superpowered ingredient list. (trendhunter.com)
- And it's coming stateside- early arrival attendees at Lightning in a Bottle in LA will be treated to a cacao ceremony, and raw cacao drinks and pills are showing up behind the bar in club across the country. (timeout.com)
- Jim and Christel are Cacao Ceremony facilitators and will weave their understanding, appreciation, and reverence for the multi-dimensional aspects of cacao. (eventbrite.com)
- or Cacao Ceremony and Consciousness in Concert. (eventbrite.com)
- Avoid heavy food, particularly dairy or drinking caffeine in the 2 hours before a Cacao Ceremony. (eventbrite.com)
- Therefore, even raw cacao products aren t made with beans straight from the pod. (care2.com)
- When comparing nutrition labels of products made from cacao beans (whether raw or roasted), the biggest differences you ll see are in the calorie, fat and sugar content. (care2.com)
- Bittenbender and O'Doherty have worked closely with Kauaʻi producer William Lydgate of Steelgrass Farm, who also made the initial shortlist of 50 samples from 40 countries, and they collaborated on the cacao chapter for the book Specialty Crops for Pacific Islands published by the University of Hawaiʻi Press. (hawaii.edu)
- Infused with Superfoods, Healthy Fats, and Adaptogens, this cacao and coconut smoothie bowl is so indulgent and tasty, it almost seems like dessert! (tastespotting.com)
- Because what the world needs is another foodie pop-up shop, here's the latest from Cacao Prieto. (villagevoice.com)
- We've already told you about Cacao Prieto's distillery operations in Red Hook , and now Diner's Journal is reporting that Cacao Prieto will be creating a pop-up store inside the Brooklyn Ice Cream factory. (villagevoice.com)
- The liquor tasting counter at Widow Jane Distillery/Cacao Prieto. (villagevoice.com)
- The Cacao Fruit Company filed as a Domestic for Profit Corporation in the State of Florida on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 and is approximately four years old, according to public records filed with Florida Department of State . (corporationwiki.com)
- They proposed that cacao, originally pronounced "kakawa," was a vocabulary term used by the ancient Olmec as early as 1000 BCE. (pnas.org)
- One reason may be that Nacional cacao has a rare and precious characteristic: some of the beans are white, not the usual purple, and those from the Marañón Canyon are about 40 percent white. (nytimes.com)
- This energy boosting Cacao Oatmeal has a healthy dose of antioxidants from the raw cacao and berries and loads of energy from the healthy, clean carbs. (tastespotting.com)
- Generally, less processed cacao to which less heat has been applied such as raw cacao contains more antioxidants ( 3 , 5 ). (care2.com)
- Cacao is furthermore very nutritious containing vitamins, antioxidants, lots of minerals and healthy fats. (eventbrite.co.uk)
- The present study of theobromine residues confirms the continuous presence and use of cacao products at San Lorenzo between 1800 and 1000 BCE, and documents assorted vessels forms used in its preparation and consumption. (pnas.org)
- The present study was initiated to test the Coe and Coe hypothesis and to determine whether or not the Olmec at their capital of San Lorenzo consumed cacao products in liquid form. (pnas.org)
- The principal agricultural products are coffee, cacau ( cacao ), sugar, Indian corn and beans. (yourdictionary.com)
- Cacao products are excellent sources of several minerals, including selenium, magnesium , chromium and manganese, but these often aren t shown on nutrition labels ( 2 ). (care2.com)
- Cacao beans and the products derived from them are rich sources of beneficial plant compounds, particularly flavanols, which have antioxidant, heart-protective and anti-cancer properties, among other health benefits ( 2 , 4 ). (care2.com)
- Cacao products also contain tryptophan, which is an amino acid your body uses to make serotonin, a brain chemical that helps you relax ( 3 ). (care2.com)
- This 1915 Sirocco roaster slow-toasts cacao and has been updated and modernized. (villagevoice.com)
- The result of successful pollination is the cacao fruit. (ritter-sport.de)
- Farmers want to transition their illicit coca crops to cacao. (changemakers.com)
- Scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology with the help of Mars Wrigley Confectionery have created the newest weapon in that battle-an improved reference genome to help researchers and farmers develop healthier, more productive cacao crops. (hudsonalpha.org)
- An article in OZY reports: "Raw cacao is also chock-full of flavanols that increase blood circulation and stimulate brain power, according to a recent study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. (timeout.com)
-  This result suggests that this is where T. cacao was originally domesticated, probably for the pulp that surrounds the beans, which is eaten as a snack and fermented into a mildly alcoholic beverage. (wikipedia.org)