What Does Cacao Percentage Mean? | Friars

The obvious point to consider before answering the question relating to cacao percentage is what in fact is cacao? ‘Theobroma Cacao’, derived from the Greek, which translates to “food of the gods”, is the tree whose pods provide us with the beans that ultimately, form the most desirable part of our chocolate. What Does Cocao Percentage Mean? Cacao percentage is the processed bean mass in whichever of its forms that our chocolate contains. Many refer to the tree and unrefined seeds as cacao. Once processed into one of a number... Read More