The word Chocolate comes from the Mayan word xocoatl,and the word cocoa from the Aztec cacahuatl.
The traditional Aztec chocolate drink contained not onlychocolate and water but also chili, saffron, cinnamon, driedginger and vanilla? Sugar and milk were not added, so thiswould have been a very different chocolate experience to theone most of us know today.
HARVESTED Cocoa pods are harvested year – round, though from may to December.FERMENTATION Fermentation of the beans and pulp, thereby killing the seeds’ embryo causing some biochemical changesCLEANING The beans are then cleaned of pulp, dried,
ROASTING Roast the beans for about an hour at about 121o C to develop the rich characteristic flavors of chocolate & way of browning reactions.BREAKING The seeds crack open and the kernels, called nibs are separated.GRINDING The nibs are ground up and, because they are more than half cocoa butter, form a thick liquid called chocolate liquor.
which consists of small particles of solidCHOCOLATE LIQUOR nib –protein, carbohydrates, and so on – suspended in the oil. Further treatment of the chocolate varies according to the desired end product. CHOCOLATE LIQUOR cocoa powder Chocolate
COCOA MANUFACTURING Alkalization Fat pressing Treating the pressed pressed to chocolate liquor or to form form into nibs with an alkaline into press solution cocoa cakes butter This renders the chocolate darker, Breaking , Grinding & milds the flavor Sifting – got COCOA POWDER
ChocolateManufacturingAddition ofSugar , milk & conching Temperingcocoa butter bitterswee Mixing & Refining a t or sweet process called ‘conching’, Mold enro chocolate ing lling is to be made, then sugar Plain Chocola go on up to several is added ; chocol te days for conching if milk ate Coat chocolate, proud. then sugar and milk solids.
history of Some Brand chocolate.1842 Cadburys chocolate company creates the first chocolate bar,made possible by the invention of the cocoa press.1875 Daniel Peters, a Swiss chocolate maker mixes Henri Nestlescondensed milk with chocolate, and the produce the first milkchocolate.
1905 Cadburys Dairy Milk Bar is introduced1930 Franklin Mars invents the Snickers bar.1937 Kit Kat, Rolo and Smarties are all invented in this year.