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Cocoa Beans - Use, Benefits and Market

Cocoa is the key ingredient in chocolate and chocolate confections, candy bars, boxed or bulk chocolates, many types of cookies and cakes. It is also widely used in cosmetic products such as moisturising creams and soaps.

Once the cocoa beans have been harvested, fermented, dried and transported they are processed in several components. Cocoa butter, Cocoa Powder and Cocoa Nibs are some examples but we can find and much more.

We can find a lot of varieties of Cocoa, However, the three main varieties of Cocoa are Forastero, Criollo, and Trinitario. The first is the most widely used, comprising 80–90% of the world production of cocoa.

People around the world enjoy cocoa in many different forms, and they consuming more than 3 million tons of cocoa beans yearly.

Health benefits of Cocoa

Cocoa has many positive effects on the body, helps to prevent heart diseases, contains many nutrients that are good for the brain, and helps to release serotonin and dopamine which are the hormones of happiness.

Big Business Market

Processor grindings serve as the main metric for market analysis. Processing is the last phase in which consumption of the cocoa bean can be equitably compared to supply.

One of the largest processing country by volume is the Netherlands, handling around 13% of global grindings.

Europe and Russia as a whole handle about 38% of the processing market. While Europe and North America are relatively stable markets, increasing household income in developing countries is the main reason for the stable demand growth.

Global market share for processing has remained stable, even as grindings increase to meet demand.

These are the most known ways to use Cocoa and it’s products, but there can be much more.

If you are interested to know where you can buy Cocoa Beans on a large scale for your business and manufacturing - contact us and we will provide you with specifications of our cocoa beans.

We deliver the best raw agro materials, measured against the highest standards in the industry. We have cultivated personal relationships with carefully selected international and domestic growers in order to ensure the efficiency, reliability and consistent results that our customers need. We monitor closely all the procedures from tree to the final product, keeping in mind our customer requirements as well as all the necessary details right from the countries of origin that give our products the competitive edge.


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