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DescriptionThis new, fifth edition of Cocoa, which has been extremely well received in its previous four editions, has been fully updated to include much new information which is of great use to all those involved with the crop.
All major aspects of the crop are covered within this important volume, including the history and development of the cocoa crop, botany, agronomy, labour usage, crop protection, post harvest management, quality and inspection, marketing, production, consumption and manufacture. New details include waste processing and other environmental issues, social issues, sustainability and organic aspects, functional properties for enhancing nutritional benefits, and traceability of the source of a cocoa product. This book is an essential purchase for all those involved with cocoa.
- Part of the Blackwell Publishing World Agriculture Series
- Carefully compiled and edited, building on previous 4 editions
- The standard work on the cocoa crop, of use internationally
- Covers agronomy, food technology and nutritional aspects