The cocoa powder is obtained by grinding the cocoa cake with cocoa powder machine. Cocoa liquid by pressing to the oil after the retention of the cocoa cake, and then by grinding and grinding, after screening the brown powder is cocoa powder. When the cocoa butter can not be squeezed out completely, so cocoa powder is a small amount of cocoa butter.
Cocoa powder according to the processing method is divided into two kinds of natural powder and alkaline powder
The pH of the natural cocoa powder is 5.4 to 5.7, and the pH of the alkalized cocoa powder is 6.8 to 7.2.
Natural cocoa powder is used for chocolate production, while the alkali powder after melting more bright and more for drinks.
Cocoa powder has a rich cocoa aroma, is a nutrient-rich food, not only contains high-calorie fat, but also rich in protein and carbohydrates. >
Cocoa powder also contains a certain amount of alkaloids, theobromine and caffeine, they have the expansion of blood vessels, promote human blood circulation function, consumption of cocoa products beneficial to human health.