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Recent research identifies cocoa honey’s potential to provide a nutritional food to help meet food security and improved nutrition. Here's a list of resources to learn more:
“Cocoa Bean Shell—A By-Product with Nutritional Properties and Biofunctional Potential”
“Cocoa honey: Agro-industrial waste or underutilized cocoa by-product?”
“Curing of Cocoa Beans: Fine-Scale Monitoring of the Starter Cultures Applied and Metabolomics of the Fermentation and Drying Steps”
“Technical Report on the notification of pulp from Theobroma cacao L. as a traditional food from a third country pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EU) 2015/2283”
“Boom times for organic cocoa in Ivory Coast”
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