Essays Tagged: "Cocoa bean"

Chocolate: the historical background of the cacao plants origin.

a rate of 11.7 pounds per person per year. The reason that chocolate melts in the mouth is because cocoa butters melting point is just below that of the temperature in the human body. Most Americans, ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Definition esssay ...need to define the word..chocolate

e. It was used everything from health to beauty. That item would be chocolate. Which comes from the cocoa tree plant that is found in countries close to the equator, such as Africa and also South Amer ... low pineapple looking fruit. Once you open the fruit you will see white pulp inside of that are the cocoa beans. The dark bean is first crushed and then roasted creating chocolate. Mayans and Aztecs b ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Essence of Chocolate (brief introduction)

land. The first chocolate factory opened in 1765 in the Massachusetts Bay area. By the mid 1800's a cocoa press had been invented enabling chocolate candy to be made with cocoa butter and refined suga ... 1894, Milton Hershey established the Hershey Chocolate Company manufacturing and selling Hershey's cocoa, Hershey's baking chocolate and Hershey's sweet chocolate. Mr. Hershey was called the "Henry F ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Chocolate and the cacao plant

30 minutes to 2 hours, the seeds are ground up into a thick paste. This thick paste is turned into Cocoa and cocoa butter which is the basis for a wide range of products varying from regular chocolat ... Chair of the Department of Nutrition at University of California states that “the Flavanols in cocoa help maintain a healthy vascular system. They reduce blood clotting – an aspirin like eff ...

(5 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays

Business Ethics Case Paper - "Slavery in the Chocolate Industry"

ate Industry" discusses labor exploitation in the chocolate industry. It specifically addresses the cocoa beans grown on farms in West Africa, especially the Ivory Coast and Ghana, which make up close ... ca, especially the Ivory Coast and Ghana, which make up close to half of the world's chocolate. The cocoa farmers of these nations, however, often rely on slaves to harvest their beans, and in some ca ...

(4 pages) 104 1 4.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

History of Chocolate

ian Mexico. The Mayans and Aztecs were known to make a drink called "Xocoatll from the beans of the cocoa tree. In the book The True History of Chocolate, authors Sophie and Michael Coe make a case th ... l. They will need at least three to five years of pruning and pampering to produce pods filled with cocoa beans. The delicate cacao tree prefers to grow far beneath the protective leaves of other tree ...

(10 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Chocolate Industry

ated 7 years with continued "business as usual" that the world could find itself with a shortage of cocoa beans. "The industry is keeping it fairly quiet at the moment, but they're all looking very ca ... ext few years," said Angus Kennedy, a former chocolate taster for major manufacturers (Choc horror! Cocoa shortage, rising prices threaten chocolate bars, Alice Tidy, 19/10/2013). Another threat that ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Scharffen Berger

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management