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    Seventy two percent of the cocoa beans used by large chocolate companies come from the Ivory Coast and Ghana. Before purchasing a chocolate from brands like Hershey 's or Nestle that we enjoy and love, think again as it is not as innocent as we may think. Many of these chocolate companiesuse child labor practices to processes their chocolate fromthe cocoa beans produced in the Ivory Coast, but that needs to stop. The Cocoa beans from the Ivory Coast are harvested by adolescents who are treated like

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    A Gift of Cocoa Beans In 1519, the explorer Hernán Cortés arrived with a fleet of ships from Spain in what is now southern Mexico. There he came into contact with the Aztec people and their ruler, Montezuma. Montezuma welcomed Cortés and gave him a gift of cocoa beans. Cortés and his men were among the first Europeans to see and taste cocoa beans. By that time, the beans had been an important part of the Aztec culture for many centuries. The Aztec people considered them a delicious food and used

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    Cote D Ivoire Case Study

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    The implications of stopping the use of child labour in the cocoa industry in Cote d'Ivoire spread far and wide, affecting the government, cocoa farmers, chocolate companies and children themselves. The UN's Food & Agriculture Organisation states that more than a third of the world’s cocoa is supplied by Cote d'Ivoire. Cocoa is the country's largest export, earning around 2.5 billion dollars in 2010. According to a report by Tulane University that investigated the 2013, 2014 harvest season, there

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    You have a love for chocolates? Chocolate, usually referred to as the 'food of the gods ' in the U.S. is a part of human diet for almost 4,000 years. Originated from a region surrounding the Amazon basin and finally,introduced to the Western world by Christopher Columbus upon his return from fourth voyage to the New World in 1502, chocolate is now loved worldwide. A new research found that eating six bars of chocolate in a week reduces the chance of developing a dangerous type of heartbeat -

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    people know how it produced. Making chocolate is a complicated processes as the cocoa beans goes through several stages to get the chocolate in the end. Firstly, stage of making chocolate is harvesting the cocoa. The source

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    Essay On Cocoa

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    Introduction of cocoa The Latin name for cocoa literally means, “Food of the gods.” This treasured crop played a significant role in many ancient South American cultures. The Mayans used cocoa to create beverage that was shared during marriage ceremonies, providing one of the first known associations between chocolate and romance. From German chocolate cake to Swiss cocoa, today, people around the world enjoy chocolate in many different forms be it beverages or desserts, consuming more than 3 million

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    INDUSTRY OVERVIEW HISTORY Chocolate manufacturing in USA started as early as the colonial period when Physician Dr. James Baker and Irish immigrant John Hannon opened New England’s first chocolate factory in 1765 at a water-powered mill in Massachusetts. Baker’s Chocolate sold hard cakes of chocolate that the colonists ground and mixed with boiling water to make hot chocolate.  Drinking chocolate was also considered patriotic during the colonial period when taxes were levied on tea by the Townsends

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    Chocolate The history of chocolate had been started as a nourishment item backtracks to Pre-Columbian Mexico. Moreover, A drink called "Xocoatll" was made by the Mayans and Aztecs. This drink was made from the beans of the cocoa tree. Both the Mayans and Aztecs trusted that the cacao bean had mysterious, or even perfect, properties, suitable for use in the most sacrosanct ceremonies of birth, marriage and death. Exhibit 1:Ingredients of “Xocoatll” In 1615 a homologous chocolate drink was used

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    talking about dark chocolate today. Intro: (1min) Attention Grabber/Hook used- Manufacturing dark chocolate in factories (30 sec) 1.Dark chocolate (also known as black chocolate] or plain chocolate) is a form of chocolate which has a higher content of cocoa butter and less milk than other forms of chocolate. INSERT STORY on the history of dark chocolate(30 secs-1 min) Many modern historians have estimated that chocolate has been around for at least 2000 years, but recent research suggests that it may

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    General 1. What is the topic of the paper? Dark chocolates: bitter sweet to benefits on brain 2. Underline the thesis statement on the paper. Done 3. In your own words, what is the thesis? Dark chocolate is not only beneficial to body systems, but it also affects the brain, that the dark chocolate consumers can get the benefits to emotions, memory and free radical damage. 4. How many ideas are there? Eight ideas • Benefits of dark chocolates on brain • Dark chocolates can make a good emotion and

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    In this novel the character's in the story, and the bean trees help us realize that there are a lot of miracles in life, and how quickly the world around us can change. The Bean Trees teaches us about the miracles in life. In chapter three, there was a series of sentences that stated,“Sure enough, they were one hundred percent purple: stems, leaves, and pods. . . . ‘The Chinese lady next door gave them to me. . . . They’re originally from seeds she brought over with her in nineteen-ought-seven,’

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    Essay On Chocolate Pot

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    enjoyed. At this time of the chocolate pot and coffee pot’s there was a rise in consuming splendour, the wealthy wanted to splash out to show their status and were not shy about doing so. After the Aztecs, the Spanish were the first to discover the coco bean and did not realise how successful it would be with the

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    Chocolate As Renewable Energy Have you ever heard of chocolate as renewable energy? Well it is, chocolate might just be the next renewable source of energy. Research from the University of Birmingham in the UK suggests that by extracting hydrogen from confectionary(food items that are rich in sugar and carbohydrates) waste- a process that may have a huge impact on the future handling of food waste and its potential as a supplier of renewable energy.(Renewable Energy World. 2006) Chocolate as a renewable

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    the entire world, chocolate. Chocolate comes from small pods that grow on the trunk of the cocoa tree. Inside the pods are approximately 30 to 40 white, soft, large almond shaped seeds (also called beans). The beans are then harvested using machetes and then deposited in a heap on the ground where they are left to decompose, ferment, and heat up. This process keeps the cocoa beans from germinating into cocoa plants and also chemically

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    Energizing drinks Why am I always tired? Well, what do you drink? The caffeine in coffee, black tea, and sodas, zap up the Vitamin B in your body. It increases your blood sugar levels and when the levels come down your energy come down with them too. Thyme tea: To help restore energy, Pour 1 teaspoon of dried thyme into 1 cup of hot water and let it soak for 5 minutes with the lid covered. Strain the content and add very little cayenne pepper to it. Add some lemon juice from ½ lemon and drink it

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    Bean Beetle Lab Report

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    Introduction The bean beetle also known as the Callosobruchus maculatus, is an agricultural pest insect from Africa and Asia. That can be found throughout the tropical and subtropical regions. The lifecycle of a bean beetles is quite short an adult been beetle lays their eggs on the external surface of a bean. The larva hatches from the egg burrows from the egg through the seed coat and into the bean endosperm without moving outside the protection of the egg. When it comes to mating both virgin and

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    Haig's Chocolates

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    over numerous years, which has led Haigh’s to earn the Title Awards at the Royal Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide (Media Release, 2008). Haigh 's has the pride of only retailers in this earth who devote themselves in making chocolates from the raw cocoa bean and hand wrapped. Haigh 's as of now have more than 150 representatives and 12 retail locations in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. Haigh’s have several values that they follow through their chocolate making process which are, they care enough of

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    throughout the chocolate in the most stable form. During the process, temperature, time, and agitation are the three essential variables that influence the size, type, and number of cocoa butter crystals being formed. Temperature is a significant due to there are specific temperatures for formation and melting of cocoa butter crystals. Using the suitable temperatures throughout the tempering process,

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    “The Green Fairy” is one name for the infamous drink of Absinthe, known for its haunting green pigment and its heavily alcoholic content. Absinthe, has defiantly earned its reputation as the drink of sinner’s fair and square. Those who consumed it were often either degenerates or artists and intellectuals, such as Van Gogh, Oscar Wilde, and Edgar Degas. With such an interest and bewitching reputation, as well as the recipe it’s no surprise it has always been a popular choice of drink for artists

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    Have you ever wondered what all immigrants have in common? In the Bean Trees by Barbra Kingsolver it tells about some immigrants from Guatemala. The immigrant experience is classified by not giving up, escaping a past worse life, and making sacrifices. In the bean trees it follows Esparanza, and Estevan two immigrants from Guatemala. They left Guatemala because they wanted to get a better life. They were apart of a teachers union, they're headquarters were raided by the government because unions

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