29-12-2017 0183 32 Flies, you see, are the only pollinators of chocolate, or more specifically Theobroma cacao, the cacao or cocoa tree This plant species has a complex reproductive structure, so complex in fact that only one group of very small flies, amusingly known as No See Ums, can pollinate it This group, from the Forcipomyia genus of the family ....

25-07-2016 0183 32 What is the scientific name for cocoa beans? A cocoa pod fruit has a rough leathery rind about 3 cm thick this varies with the origin and variety of pod The Cocao plant is thought of as a fruit plant The bean itself is a seed and a seed technically is a nut So it comes from the nut inside the fruit Get More...

Bulk Super Fine Bean Varieties There are four main varieties of the cacao plant forastero, criollo, trinitario, and nacional Both the criollo and forastero variety originated in the Amazon basinAnd while the criollo is delicate and difficult to cultivate, the forastero variety being easier and hardier made its way to Spanish, Dutch, and Portuguese colonies in west Africa, south ,...

21-04-2016 0183 32 Cocoa beans are the fruit of a tree with the scientific name of Theobroma Cacao It s an evergreen found in tropical regions...

Cocoa, Theobroma cacao, is an evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae, grown for its seeds beans which are used primarily in the manufacture of chocolateThe cocoa plant is a branching tree with with simple, pointed lanceolate leaves ,...

Theobroma cacao is an evergreen Tree growing to 8 m 26ft by 8 m 26ft at a medium rate See above for USDA hardiness It is hardy to UK zone 10 and is frost tender The flowers are pollinated by Thrips, Midges, Ants, Aphids The plant is not self-fertile Suitable for medium loamy and heavy clay soils and prefers well-drained soil...

Cocoa beans and shells contain theobromine, an alkaloid poisonous to animals, which limits their use for feeding The level of theobromine is very low in the pods Cocoa products can be rendered harmless by being cooked in water for one and a half hours, filtered and dried...

16-12-2008 0183 32 Chocolate is produced from the cocoa bean, a product of the evergreen cacao tree is produced from the cocoa bean, a product of the evergreen cacao tree...

Yes, the beans come from a different plant, but they serve quite a similar purpose coffee and cacao should stimulate We talk about those alkaloids, caffeine for coffee and theobromine for cacao Cocoa was a ceremonial drink of Mayan and Aztek gods, then preferred by European royalty and much later became available to the general public...

Scientific Name Theobroma cacao subsp cacao and T cacao subsp sphaerocarpum Common Names cocoa and chocolate English , cacao Spanish , cacaoyer and cacaotier French , kakao German , cacau Portuguese Family Sterculiaceae Related Species cola nut Cola acuminata Origin Central and northern South America Distribution Grown throughout ,...

Within-plant distribution and seasonal population dynamics of flower thrips Thysanoptera Thripidae infesting French beans Phaseolus vulgaris L in Kenya Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 7 3 , 652-659...

Name Peter McClure Dave Lillie Function Food Safety Global Auditing , Appendix B Scientific Basis and References 13 Appendix C Contact Information 13 , All respective data shall be available at the respective plant Note Cocoa bean/nib saturated steam heat treatment is the preferred option for cocoa bean/nib processing...

21-11-2019 0183 32 Host Plant Preferred Scientific Name Theobroma cacao Preferred Common Name cocoa , cocoa Other Scientific Nam Theobroma pentagonum Bernoulli Theobroma sativum Aubl , Conotrachelus humeropictus Cowpea ,...

This literature review has been commissioned by the Scientific Committee of the Cocoa Fertiliser Initiative to Plant Production Systems, Wageningen University and Research Centre Authors of this report and contact details Name Jiska A van Vliet E-mail jiskavanvliet wurnl Name Maja Slingerland E-mail majaslingerland wurnl...

13-09-2020 0183 32 Bulk Super Fine Bean Varieties There are four main varieties of the cacao plant forastero, criollo, trinitario, and nacional Both the criollo and forastero variety originated in the Amazon basinAnd while the criollo is delicate and difficult to cultivate, the forastero variety being easier and hardier made its way to Spanish, Dutch, and Portuguese colonies in west Africa, ,...

A cocoa pod fruit has a rough leathery rind about 3 cm thick this varies with the origin and variety of pod The Cocao plant is thought of as a fruit plant The bean itself is a seed and a seed technically is a nut So it comes from the nut inside the fruit...

Cocoa, Theobroma cacao, is an evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae, grown for its seeds beans which are used primarily in the manufacture of chocolateThe cocoa plant is a branching tree with with simple, pointed lanceolate leaves which can measure up to 61 cm 24 in long and 10 cm 4 in wide...

Cocoa Theobroma cacao L Beans Processing Technology A Review of Flavonoid ChangesRossi Indiarto, Edy Subroto, Nandi Sukri and Mohamad Djali Abstract Cocoa Theobroma cacao L beans are the primary ingredient used in the production of chocolate It contains bioactive compounds, specifically flavonoids, which are beneficial to one s health...

cacao, Theobroma cacao , also called cocoa, tropical evergreen tree family Malvaceae grown for its edible seeds, whose scientific name means food of the gods in Greek Native to lowland rainforests of the Amazon and Orinoco river basins, cacao is grown commercially in the New World tropics as well as western Africa and tropical Asia...