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Distinctive flavours suit one's taste

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									Distinctive flavours                                                                                                The best origin taste requires                                                                                                             Origin chocolate         Added value in strong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        flavour profiles
                                                                                                                    a sophisticated supply chain                                                                                                                       The source of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    authentic flavour
Origin chocolates are premium delicacies      Whether you want a specific flavour profile from                      Freshly harvested cocoa beans have no hint of chocolate                                4. Roasting
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Roasting is crucial for flavour development.
with a strong personality flavour profile.    South America, Asia or Africa, or a cocoa content of                  flavour. To create and preserve the delicate basket of
                                                                                                                                                                                                           The rich flavour precursors that were created
                                              up to 85% or more solid, you can rely on our deep                     flavours that give fine origin chocolate its exquisite
Originally limited to a gourmet audience,                                                                                                                                                                  during the growing and fermentation process
                                              sourcing experience and keen eye to developments in                   taste, Cargill employs its sourcing know-how and                                       are now developed into exquisite tastes that are
they are now highly in demand in many                                                                                                                                                                      unique to the origin. Cargill’s specially trained
                                              the chocolate market. With over 600 recipes created                   passion for chocolate at every step in the chain.
different applications, from bars to ice      per year, our chocolate sensory experts either already
                                                                                                                                                                                                           taste panels test crop samples and create ideal
                                                                                                                                                                                                           roasting profiles, customized for each batch.
creams and puddings. They add value to        have an answer for you or will develop an original,                                     1. Knowing the crop
your products, delivering an authentic        customized solution to suit your application needs,                                     To consistently source the finest cocoas, year
                                                                                                                                      after year, we invest in a strong global crop
taste and powerful story that reflect their   based on taste, cocoa content, rheology or other                                        research team, field quality labs and sourcing
unique heritage.                              factors.                                                                                relationships deep in the cocoa heartland.
                                                                                                                                      Our trained sensory panels in Europe and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           5. Conching                                                                                  A world of intense
                                                                                                                                      USA track flavour development and provide
                                              Building on the success of our award-winning organic                                                                                                         Conching is the critical step that brings out the
                                              origin chocolate from the Dominican Republic, we are
                                                                                                                                      feedback to our teams on the ground.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           characteristic delicate flavour notes present in                                          chocolate experiences
                                                                                                                                                                                                           the original cocoa mass, enhancing the unique
                                              exploring new ways to excite the connoisseur. For
                                              instance, our origin² chocolates offer a more intense
                                                                                                                                                                                                           origin taste. Cargill’s chocolatiers combine deep
                                                                                                                                                                                                           experience in the art of conching with special
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                directly from
                                              sensory experience that combines the characteristic                                                                                                          design investments for single-origin chocolate
                                              resources of the island countries of Madagascar and                                     2. Monitoring fermentation                                           production.                                                                                              the source.
                                                                                                                                      The biochemical processes that occur dur-
                                              Papua New Guinea: cocoa and vanilla. As a result, the
                                                                                                                                      ing fermentation develop the rich ‘flavour
                                              Papuan origin² chocolate has a very masculine taste                                     precursors’ that are critical for fine chocolate.
                                              profile, with a peppery top note, while the Madagascar                                  Cargill’s sourcing infrastructure allows us to
                                              origin² is sweet, smooth and sophisticated.                                             evaluate fermentation early in the chain so that
                                                                                                                                      we have the first pick of the best quality.                          6. Cargill and the science of taste
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Cargill is investing intensively in cocoa and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           chocolate sensory research. We are working
                                                                                                                                                                                                           towards a better understanding and control of
                                                                                                                                                                                                           flavour and colour formation to allow consistent
                                                                                                                                                                                                           delivery to our customers of the flavours and
                                                                                                                                      3. Storage and transportation                                        textures they desire. This effort integrates a
                                                                                                                                      Once the beans have been chosen, Cargill                             systematic approach using state-of-the-art
                                                                                                                                      maintains rigorous protocols in carefully storing                    taste screening methods and multiple expert
                                                                                                                                      and transporting them – in many cases through                        panels.
                                                                                                                                      our own port facilities. These protocols cover
                                                                                                                                      cleaning, further drying, grading, loading and
                                                                                                                                      transportation. Each step is essential to protect-
                                                                                                                                      ing the beans’ flavour potential.

                                                               “It all begins with knowing where to consistently                                                                           For more information
                                                                 source the finest cocoas that produce the most                                                                            Please contact your account manager
                                                           suitable flavours. We’ve been investing in our supply                                                                           at Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate or
                                                            chain for years! Alongside our chocolate know-how,
                                                               this is an area where we at Cargill lead the way.”
                                                                                               Filip Buggenhout,
                                                                                              Managing Director,                                                                 
                                                                                     Cargill Chocolate Products
The origins of purity                                                                                                 World’s best chocolate profiles                                                                                                                            A sustainable breakthrough
Consumers are currently looking for                     Our entire production process is designed to preserve         From the rare and coveted Criollo beans of Venezuela                                Venezuela and Ecuador                                                  Small-scale, local products and unique flavours are
                                                                                                                                                                                                  These countries set the standard
complex, pronounced flavours in their                   and optimize the full flavour of our origin chocolate.        to Ecuador’s warm, cinnamony Cocoa Arriba, single-                                                                                                         one aspect of origin chocolates. Another is consumers’
                                                                                                                                                                                                     for chocolate with a complex,
                                                        Starting with the fermentation process, the cocoa             origin chocolates are known for their unique taste                                                                                                         growing demand for sustainability. At Cargill we
chocolate delicacies. With our long                                                                                                                                                                  elegant taste and rich aroma.
                                                        and chocolate are tested for quality at every stage.          appeal. Sourced with intimate knowledge of local                                The prized Criollo and Arriba                                              believe that sustainability and excellent chocolate
experience in sourcing cocoa beans, we                                                                                                                                                             beans are relatively vulnerable,
                                                        Even our investment in a state-of-the-art flushing            conditions and variations, they add a depth and                                                                                                            flavour go hand in hand.
have unique insight into how local origins              and segregation system to ensure the purity of origin         complexity of flavour that allows your products to
                                                                                                                                                                                                    and Cargill’s buying expertise,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       rigorous quality control, and
influence chocolate flavour — and how food              chocolate is a strong statement of our commitment to          stand out.                                                                    production process are vital to                                              For more than 10 years, Cargill has been develop-
manufacturers can delight their consumers               safeguarding true flavour.                                                                                                                        protecting their flavour in                                            ing farmer training programs to teach best growing
                                                                                                                                                                                                               exquisite chocolate.
with the ultimate chocolate experience.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and fermentation practices. This benefits farmers
                                                                                                                                   Dominican Republic
                                                        As a result, you will taste origin chocolates at their pur-                                                                                                                                                              economically while helping them produce the fin-
                                                                                                                      Increasing consumer demand for
Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate is in a unique position       est. These fine chocolates with their exciting flavours         organic products has supported                                                                                                                           est quality beans. In 2008 we co-founded the UTZ
to source the highest quality beans. Long-term          could not have come from anywhere else. Their appeal                 this country’s expansion of                                                                                                                         Certified sustainable cocoa program to
investments allow us to be on the ground in the         comes straight from the source.                                        organic practices. Cargill                                                                                                                        further ensure good agricultural, environ-
                                                                                                                      oversees the entire supply chain,
countries of origin, buying the best quality wherever                                                                  safeguarding quality and flavour                                                                                 Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire                  mental and social practices in cocoa and
possible directly from farmers and co-operatives.                                                                           at every step. Our expertise                                                                                Here, Cargill’s activities center        chocolate production.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        on local investment and transfer
Our work with farmers to improve methods yields a                                                                          was proven when one of our
                                                                                                                           customers won an award for                                                                                   of knowledge. In 2008, Cargill
premium crop with an intensely local character.                                                                                                                                                                                         opened a processing plant in             The first independently audited sustainable chocolate
                                                                                                                       excellent taste. Cargill produces
                                                                                                                           organic chocolate as well as                                                                                 Ghana, which is now FSSC 22000           from Côte d’Ivoire is already a reality. In the coming
                                                                                                                          organic cocoa powder, fillings                                                                                certified. In Côte d’Ivoire, Cargill’s   years, Cargill plans to scale up availability and expand
                                                                                                                                           and coatings.                                                                                training sessions in best practices
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the program to countries such as Vietnam. Right at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        benefit farmers economically and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        contribute to consistently great-        the source, we are doing the work needed to achieve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        tasting chocolate.                       sustainability while securing great flavour, now and in               Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the future.                             www.cargillcocoachoc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Experience, knowledge and passion are the essen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tials that shape Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate. We com-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       bine our deep knowledge of cocoa with broad food
                                                                                                                                                            Madagascar and Papua New Guinea                                                                                                                       Belgian milk chocolate               ingredient expertise and manage our supply chain
                                                                                                                                                            Cargill’s connectivity between chocolate and flavours allows us to                                                                                    Sustainable                          from sourcing the beans at origin right up to the
                                                                                                                                                            go deeper in exploring taste experiences. In combining the classic                                                                                    UTZ Certified chocolate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       delivery of our top-quality cocoa and chocolate prod-
                                                                                                                                                            flavours of these two island countries, chocolate and vanilla, we
                                                                                                                                                            achieve new harmonies of authentic taste. A premium chocolate for                                                                                                                          ucts. We focus on being a reliable partner, uniting
                                                                                                                                                            the discriminating consumer.                                                                                                                                                               with our customers to bring consumers consistently
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        delicious cocoa and chocolate, today and tomorrow.

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