Cadbury’s Chocolate Factory

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Year 9 and 10 students enjoyed their visit to the Cadbury chocolate factory at Claremont, Tasmania in May, 2008.

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Cadbury’s Chocolate Factory

  1. 1. Claremont, Hobart. May, 2008
  2. 3. The Cocoa Tree <ul><li>Theobromo cacao is the scientific name for the tropical tree, a native of central and south American rainforests, that produces cacoa fruits which are processed into chocolate. </li></ul><ul><li>The cocoa beans are dried and bagged by the farmer, then winnowed to separate the shell from the nib. </li></ul>
  3. 5. Processing cocoa <ul><li>The nibs are then roasted to increase the flavour and aroma and darken the colour. </li></ul><ul><li>The roasted nibs are then ground to powder and pressed to separate the cocoa mass, cocoa powder and cocoa butter. </li></ul><ul><li>All of Cadbury’s cocoa ingredients are imported from Singapore. </li></ul>
  4. 7. Cadbury in Claremont, Tasmania <ul><li>The Cadbury factory at Claremont was established in 1921, after extensive research. </li></ul><ul><li>Claremont was chosen due to it’s proximity to Hobart, inexpensive hydro-electricity and abundant supply of fresh, high quality milk. </li></ul><ul><li>The Claremont factory was built under the same model as the original Bourneville factory, with it’s own village, sporting facilities and employee welfare benefits. </li></ul>
  5. 8. Freddo frogs are one of Cadbury Australia’s highest selling items, with over 90 million made and eaten every year! Freddo frogs!

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