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What is the difference between Cocoa and Chocolate?

Asked by G. GRAY, Last updated: Feb 26, 2020

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Answered Feb 24, 2020

Cocoa is powdered ground roasted cacao beans from which the actual cocoa butter is removed during the processing stage. Natural cocoa tastes bitter due to the removal of the cocoa butter. When cocoa goes solo from cocoa butter, it is considered to be a healthy option because it has fewer calories and sugar, and it is also rich in antioxidants.

On the other hand, chocolate is delicious brown food that comes from roasted and ground cacao. People have many different options for what kind of chocolate they prefer. This type includes sweet milk, white or rich, and bold dark. In chocolate, cocoa butter is not removed. The cocoa butter is what gives the chocolate a smoother, more delightful consistency.

 

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