Confectionary | PerkinElmer


Cocoa powder is a product regularly used within the personal care, food, and beverages sectors. There have been reports indicating several health benefits of cocoa, from lowering blood pressure antioxidants to containing essential fatty acids, fiber, and minerals. In modern factories tons of cocoa are daily turned into chocolate. Today chocolates come to the consumer with complex formulas made with a variety of seeds, a number of ingredients and flavors, and prepared with a combination of fermentation-roasting timings-temperatures. This makes chocolate a very complex and important matrix to be analyzed. Organic and inorganic tests can be done to detect possible ingredients’ adulterations, nutritional elements and the presence of poisonous substances like heavy metals. It is also important, for processors, know the physical performance and all the quality parameters of the raw ingredients for the production of the final products.

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