Cocoa powder is from the cocoa tree pods (fruit) out of the cocoa beans (seeds), after fermentation, coarse crushing, peeling and other processes to get cocoa chips (commonly known as cocoa cake), cocoa cake degreased crushed powder, that is, cocoa powder. Cocoa powder can be divided into high, medium and low fat cocoa powder according to its fat content. According to different processing methods are divided into natural powder and alkali powder. Cocoa powder has a strong cocoa aroma and can be used in high-end chocolate, drinks, milk, ice cream, confectionery, pastries and other foods containing cocoa.
Natural cocoa powder is A brown powder made from cocoa bean. It tastes bitter and has A strong fragrance. It contains protein, A variety of amino acids, high calorie fat, copper, iron, manganese, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6 and alkaloids with A variety of biological activities. Mainly used for color or fragrance.