From the large number of chocolate manufacturers and confectionaries that exist all over the world, there are few companies who have made their stand in the international arena as the kings of confectionary and chocolate making. |
Origin stemming from South America, and the area of Mexico to be precise, chocolate, as a raw product, is gotten from the cacao plant. Ancient Olmeca tribes knew of the cacao preparation in the year 1900 B.C. as the researches done by archaeologists and historians have proven. At the same time, saying that it was given to humans directly by gods themselves, ancient Mayans has the myths coiled around the cacao seed. May be this is the reason, chocolates are considered to be a heavenly treat for all. Chocolates are a delicacy which are made all round the world, and drive men and women (mostly women) crazy. Chocolates are irresistible, and ecstatic. Many prominent chocolatiers manufacture chocolates these days. There are German chocolate companies manufacturing a wide array of chocolates.
Chocolates are manufactured in more or less similar method all over the world but some unique ingredients add special uniqueness to them. During the process of chocolate making, cocoa beans are first fermented, as this the first step to be taken. Those beans are dried and cleaned and then roasted, after the process of fermentation is done. Afterwards removal of the shell that surrounds the beans is the next step and removed and known to be a raw mass of the product we love, this product we further ground into something. Mash is called chocolate liquor, when water is introduced in the mass, that into two products we all have probably already heard of - cocoa butter and cocoa solids also known to us as cocoa powder that may further be processed. Let us enter another prospect of abundant world of chocolate, now that we know something basic about our favourite candy and favourite candy base. For anyone, chocolate is the best gift you can get.
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