cocoa cocoa  /ˈkoʊ koʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot
  2. (n) powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed

News

  1. Mars cocoa genome research no Monsanto GM moment

    Mars' cocoa genome research has the potential to avert a cocoa crisis and could benefit farmers in the developing world – it is no GM scandal.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Food Navigator USA

  2. Ghana cocoa main crop purchases above target at 755,446 T

    ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's cocoa purchases were slightly above target at 755,446 tonnes by the close of the main crop on May 30 thanks to improved weather conditions and smuggled Ivorian beans, sources said on Monday. Ghana, the world's second-largest cocoa grower after Ivory Coast, had forecast about 800,000 tonnes of cocoa this season including main crop purchases of 730,000 tonnes. A source at ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Ghana cocoa main crop purchases hit 755,446 T by May 30

    ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's main crop cocoa purchases totalled 755,446 tonnes by the close of the season on May 30, down 5.42 percent from the same period last year, preliminary tally from industry regulator Cocobod showed on Monday. Total purchases for the week ending May 30, the last of the 33-week main crop, jumped to 35,689.9 tonnes from 21,964 tonnes in the previous week, according to the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Hadley said: "We lived together, drank and ate together and partied together - we didn't go to bed with a cup of hot cocoa. We only thought when we got together again that we were going to have a tour and have a lot of fun. We also got a record...
    on Oct 14, 2009 By: Tony Hadley Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. Chairman and Chief Executive Howard Schultz says Pike Place Roast has a bold flavor, smooth finish and "subtle, rich flavors of cocoa and toasted nuts."
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Howard Schultz Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "I like Hawaii, and I like the beach. And here you can almost hear the ocean and smell the cocoa butter," Lovitz joked.
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Jon Lovitz Source: Reuters

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