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Caramel

Caramel is a mixture of melted sugar and it´s reaction products produced by strong and dry heating.

chocolate house

The Rausch chocolate house on the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin-Mitte has been fully dedicated to indulgence since 1999 and is the largest of its kind in the worlds.

Clarified butter

Clarified butter is produced exclusively from cream, butter or cow's milk and consists of 99.8 % fat.

cleaning

After fermentation and drying, cleaning describes the first further step in processing the raw cocoa.

Cocoa bean

During the natural fermentation and drying of the cocoa seeds, the seeds become cocoa beans.

Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter is the cocoa fat of cocoa seeds, Latin oleum cocoa: a light yellowish, aromatic fat, with a melting point at body temperature.

Cocoa butter

Cocoa butter is the cocoa fat of cocoa seeds, in Latin oleum cocoa: a light yellowish, aromatic fat, with a melting point at body temperature.

Cocoa content

The cocoa content in a chocolate product includes all the ingredients made from cocoa: cocoa mass, cocoa powder, cocoa butter.

Cocoa flower

Cocoa flowers grow from so-called flower cushions on the older wood. In total, the cacao tree produces up to 70,000 flowers per year.

Cocoa fruit

Cocoa fruits come in different shapes and colours.

Cocoa leaf

The cocoa leaves are green, large and leathery.

Cocoa nibs

Cocoa nibs are fine fragments of the cocoa bean.

Cocoa powder

Cocoa powder is a product consisting of cocoa beans processed into powder, cleaned, husked and roasted.

Cocoa seeds

Cocoa seeds in the ripe fruit are usually still inedible, bitter and of high astringency (causing a rough, »furry« mouthfeel). Seeds of certain, very fine flavoured cocoa varieties can be eaten...

Cocoa tree

Cocoa trees are green all year round and grow best in the shade on nutrient-rich and deep soils. They grow over 100 years old, up to 20 m high and flower all year round.

Conching

»Conching« is a process in which the full aroma unfolds by constantly moving the chocolate mass

Confectionery

Confectionery is a general term for fine pastries and sweets such as candied fruits, praline-like products, fondants and many more.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country in Central America where we have been running our own cocoa plantation ›Rausch Tres Equis – Finca de Cacao‹ since 2014.

Crillo

»Criollo« is one of the most precious and rare varieties, classified as pure fine flavoured cocoa.