Cacao beans varieties

Description

Variety of cocoa beans like criollo, forastero, trinitario and their properties and characteristics to foresee the type of chocolate the cocoa can yield.

Alternative labels

cacao beans brands
types of cacao beans
cacao beans categories
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variety of cacao beans

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Cacao beans varieties is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Chocolatier: Chocolatiers make confectionery products with chocolate. They perform activities such as examination, feeling, and tasting of ground chocolate paste. Such analysis leads them to ascertain if colour, texture, and taste of the chocolate paste meets specifications.

Liquor grinding mill operator: Liquor grinding mill operators run mills that grind cracked cocoa beans or nibs of cocoa bean paste as to obtain liquid chocolate of specified consistency. They operate hoppers by sliding their gates to release cocoa nibs which then go through grinding stones.

Optional knowledge

Cacao beans varieties is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Cacao beans varieties – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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