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COCOA POWDER PV3 - DFI-344411

Published:24/08/2016

Description

Cocoa powder (legal name as directive 2000/36/EC) is obtained from grinding of sound, ripe previously cleaned, deshelled, roasted Cocoa beans (Theobroma Cocoa).
OdourTypical smell, without any off odours
AppearanceFine Powder
StorageOptimum environmental conditions: Temperature 10-25°C and a relative humidity <65%. Keep cool and dry and away from strong odours
Shelf life24 Months in optimum storage conditions

Specification

ColourTypical brown
TasteTypical taste, without any off tastes
Fat10 to 12%
Moisture Max:5%
pH7.3 + 0.3
Minerals9.0% + 1%
Mesh Size(< 75μm) Min:99.5%
PackagingMulti sheet paper bag with a net weight of 15Kg
Country of origin(Cocoa Cake 96.16%)Ivory coast, Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Ecudor
Potassium Carbonate(Ercros)Barcelona, Spain

Microbiological

Total plate count Max:5000cfu/g
EnterobacteriaceaeAbsent in 1g
Total yeasts and moulds Max:50cfu/g
SalmonellaAbsent in 750g
Escherichia ColiAbsent in 1g

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