Cocoa beans



Cocoa beans

Shape Elliptical or oval
Size Approximately 2 to 3 centimeters in length
Color Dark brown to reddish-brown
Surface Texture Rough and wrinkled
Shell Thickness Around 1 to 2 millimeters
Moisture Content Typically 5% to 7%
Bean Count Usually 30 to 40 beans per 100 grams
Aroma Strong chocolate-like fragrance
Flavor Bitter, nutty, or fruity notes