Cargill launches organic cocoa powders
October 20, 2008
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
LITITZ, PA. — Cargill has introduced two organic cocoa powders available in 50-lb bags. Gerkens 10/12 natural organic cocoa powder has a subtle brownish-red color, imparts a rich, mild chocolate flavor profile and is suitable for dairy product inclusions, ice cream and instant mixes, according to Cargill. Gerkens 10/12 lightly alkalized organic cocoa powder provides smooth, full-bodied and balanced chocolate notes, has a deep brownish-red color and is ideal for baking and compound coatings.
"The new organic cocoa powder highlights Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate’s ability to meet customer demands for high standard organic products," said Hugo van der Goes, vice-president of sales, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, Lititz. "Because of the large demand and current trend of organic products, we are pleased to offer our customers this line of cocoa powder, which builds on Cargill’s strong product portfolio and provides even more opportunities to share the ingredients and knowledge to help our customers succeed."