Cocoa and Chocolate: Their History from Plantation to Consumer
Free

Cocoa and Chocolate: Their History from Plantation to Consumer

By Arthur William Knapp
Free
Book Description
Table of Contents
  • COCOA AND CHOCOLATE
  • Their History from Plantation to Consumer
    • By
    • ARTHUR W. KNAPP
    • LONDON, CHAPMAN AND HALL, LTD.
    • 1920.
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • INTRODUCTION
    • Cacao or Cocoa?
    • Cacao Beans and Coconuts.
  • CHAPTER I
    • COCOA AND CHOCOLATE—A SKETCH OF THEIR HISTORY
    • Original Home of Cacao.
    • Montezuma—the First Great Patron of Chocolate.
    • The Fascination of Chocolate.
    • Cacao Beans as Money.
    • Derivation of Chocolate.
    • First Cacao in Europe.
    • Chocolate Houses and Clubs.
    • Tax on Cacao.
    • Duty on Cacao.
    • Introduction of Cocoa Powder.
    • Growing Popularity of Cacao Preparations.
  • CHAPTER II
    • CACAO AND ITS CULTIVATION
    • Climate Necessary.
    • Factors of Geographical Distribution.
    • The Cacao Tree.
    • The Flowers, Leaves and Fruit.
    • The Cacao Pod.
    • Botanical Description.
    • Varieties of Theobroma Cacao.
    • Extremes of Characteristics.
    • The Cacao Plantation.
    • Clearing the Land.
    • Suitable Soil.
    • Manure.
    • Planting.
    • Shade: Temporary and Permanent.
    • Form of Tree-growth Desired: Suckers.
    • Diseases of the Cacao Tree.
  • CHAPTER III
    • HARVESTING AND PREPARATION FOR THE MARKET
    • Gathering and Heaping.
    • Breaking and Extracting.
    • Fermenting.
    • Changes during Fermentation.
    • CACAO BEANS
    • Loss on Fermenting and Drying.
    • The Washing of Cacao.
    • Claying, Colouring, and Polishing Cacao.
    • The Weight of the Cured Cacao Bean.
    • The Yield of the Cacao Tree.
    • The Kind of Cacao that Manufacturers Like. [6]
  • CHAPTER IV
    • CACAO PRODUCTION AND SALE
    • WORLD PRODUCTION OF CACAO.
    • CACAO PRODUCTION OF THE CHIEF PRODUCING AREAS OF THE WORLD.
    • SOUTH AMERICAN CACAO.
    • CACAO BEANS EXPORTED.
    • THE WEST INDIES.
    • CACAO BEANS EXPORTED.
    • AFRICAN CACAO.
    • CACAO BEANS EXPORTED.
    • PRODUCTION OF CACAO ON THE GOLD COAST.
    • CACAO MARKETS.
    • From the Plantation to the European Market.
    • Difficulties of Buying.
    • Cacao Sales.
    • Prices and Quotations.
    • The Call of the Tropics.
    • The Planter's Life.
  • CHAPTER V
    • THE MANUFACTURE OF COCOA AND CHOCOLATE
    • Early Methods in the Tropics.
    • Early European Manufacture.
    • MODERN PRACTICE.
      • (a) Arrival at the Factory.
      • (b) Sorting the Beans.
      • (c) Roasting the Beans.
      • (d) Removing the Shells.
      • (e) Breaking the Bean into Fragments.
      • (f) Separating the Germs.
      • (g) Blending.
      • (h) Grinding the Cacao Nibs to Produce Mass.
      • (i) Pressing out the excess of Butter.
      • (j) Breaking Down the Press Cake to Cocoa Powder.
      • (k) Sieving.
      • (l) Packing.
    • (a) Arrival at the Factory.
    • (b) Sorting the Beans.
    • (c) Roasting the Beans.
    • (d) Removing the Shells.
    • (e) Breaking the Bean into Fragments.
    • (f) Separating the Germs.
    • (g) Blending.
    • (h) Grinding the Cacao Nibs to Produce Mass.
    • (i) Pressing out the excess of Butter.
    • (j) Breaking Down the Press Cake to Cocoa Powder.
    • (k) Sieving.
    • (l) Packing.
  • CHAPTER VI
    • THE MANUFACTURE OF CHOCOLATE
    • SPECIMEN OUTLINE RECIPE.
      • (a) Preparing the Nib or "Mass."
      • (b) Mixing in the Sugar.
      • (c) Grinding the Mixture.
      • (d) Conching.
      • (e) Flavouring.
      • (f) Moulding.
    • (a) Preparing the Nib or "Mass."
    • (b) Mixing in the Sugar.
    • (c) Grinding the Mixture.
    • (d) Conching.
    • (e) Flavouring.
    • (f) Moulding.
    • SPECIMEN OUTLINE RECIPE.
    • Milk Chocolate.
    • SPECIMEN OUTLINE RECIPE.
  • CHAPTER VII
    • BY-PRODUCTS OF THE COCOA AND CHOCOLATE INDUSTRY
    • Cacao Butter.
    • ANALYTICAL FIGURES FOR CACAO BUTTER.
    • EXPORT OF CACAO BUTTER.
    • IMPORTS OF CACAO BUTTER.
    • IMPORTS OF CACAO BUTTER.
    • Cacao Shell.
    • ANALYSIS OF CACAO SHELL.
    • FOOD UNITS.
    • CACAO SHELL.
      • AVERAGE PRICE PER TON.
      • PRICE PER FOOD UNIT.
    • AVERAGE PRICE PER TON.
    • PRICE PER FOOD UNIT.
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • THE COMPOSITION AND FOOD VALUE OF COCOA AND CHOCOLATE
    • Food Value of Cacao Beans.
    • AVERAGE COMPOSITION AND FUEL VALUE OF FRESHLY ROASTED CACAO BEANS (NIBS).
    • Food Value of Cocoa.
      • AVERAGE COMPOSITION AND FUEL VALUE OF UNTREATED COCOA.
    • AVERAGE COMPOSITION AND FUEL VALUE OF UNTREATED COCOA.
    • COMPARISON OF ENERGY-GIVING POWER OF A PINT OF TEA, COFFEE AND COCOA.
    • How to Make a Cup of Cocoa.
    • Digestibility of Cocoa.
    • Stimulating Property of Cocoa.
    • "Soluble" Cocoa.
    • Food Value of Chocolate.
    • AVERAGE COMPOSITION AND FUEL VALUE OF ENGLISH EATING CHOCOLATE.
    • FUEL VALUE OF FOODSTUFFS.
    • Food Value of Milk Chocolate.
    • ANALYSIS AND FUEL VALUE OF MILK CHOCOLATE.
  • CHAPTER IX
    • ADULTERATION AND THE NEED FOR DEFINITIONS
    • COCOA.
    • CHOCOLATE.
  • CHAPTER X
    • THE CONSUMPTION OF CACAO
    • Great Britain.
    • CACAO BEANS CLEARED FOR HOME CONSUMPTION.
    • CACAO BEANS IMPORTED INTO UNITED KINGDOM.
    • CACAO BEANS IMPORTED INTO UNITED KINGDOM.
    • VALUE OF CACAO BEANS IMPORTED INTO THE UNITED KINGDOM (TO NEAREST £1,000).
    • World Consumption.
    • WORLD'S CONSUMPTION OF CACAO BEANS.
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • BOOKS ON COCOA AND CHOCOLATE ARRANGED IN ORDER OF DATE OF PUBLICATION.
      • 1600-1700
      • 1701-1800
      • 1801-1900
      • MODERN WORKS, 1901-1920.
      • (a) Cacao Cultivation.
      • (b) Chocolate Manufacture.
      • (c) General.
    • 1600-1700
    • 1701-1800
    • 1801-1900
    • MODERN WORKS, 1901-1920.
    • (a) Cacao Cultivation.
    • (b) Chocolate Manufacture.
    • (c) General.
    • PERIODICALS.
  • INDEX
    No review for this book yet, be the first to review.
      No comment for this book yet, be the first to comment
      You May Also Like
      Also Available On
      App store smallGoogle play small
      Categories
      Curated Lists
      • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
        by Christopher M. Bishop
        Data mining
        by I. H. Witten
        The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction
        by Various
        See more...
      • CK-12 Chemistry
        by Various
        Concept Development Studies in Chemistry
        by John Hutchinson
        An Introduction to Chemistry - Atoms First
        by Mark Bishop
        See more...
      • Microsoft Word - How to Use Advanced Algebra II.doc
        by Jonathan Emmons
        Advanced Algebra II: Activities and Homework
        by Kenny Felder
        de2de
        by
        See more...
      • The Sun Who Lost His Way
        by
        Tania is a Detective
        by Kanika G
        Firenze_s-Light
        by
        See more...
      • Java 3D Programming
        by Daniel Selman
        The Java EE 6 Tutorial
        by Oracle Corporation
        JavaKid811
        by
        See more...