News tagged with cacao

Finally, a way to authenticate premium chocolate

For some people, nothing can top a morsel of luxuriously rich, premium chocolate. But until now, other than depending on their taste buds, chocolate connoisseurs had no way of knowing whether they were getting ...

dateJan 15, 2014 in Other
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New flavors emerge from Peruvian cacao collection trip

New cacao types with unique flavors that are distinctly Peruvian have been identified by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. These new flavors could one day be marketed like wine, by geographical provenance.

dateSep 26, 2011 in Ecology
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The chocolate genome, unwrapped

Halloween is about monsters, ghouls and most of all, goodies. Kids might be more concerned about the quantity of treats that drop into their plastic pumpkin baskets than their quality -- but for chocolate, ...

dateOct 28, 2010 in Biotechnology
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