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Roy Inman Special to The Star Elbow will source cocoa beans from about a dozen countries.
The company formed an alliance with Pierre Marcolini, a Belgian maker of luxury chocolates made from limited-edition cocoa beans from Venezuela and Cuba in 2007.
The company is closer to reaching 100 percent sustainable sourced cocoa beans in some countries, such as Ivory Coast, than in others, like Ghana where only 4 percent can be traced to sustainable sources.
The innovation, based on a special type of cocoa bean, comes after about a decade of development, according to Chief Executive Officer Antoine de Saint-Affrique.
As a supply chain leader, Cargill is often scrutinized for its role in either helping or hurting environmental and social concerns associated with the harvesting of cocoa beans.
For Ivory Coast, the world’s leading exporter of cocoa beans, the 2016-17 harvest season was one to forget.
According to Barry Callebaut, the chocolate is made from the Ruby cocoa bean and has no berry flavoring or color added.
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Definition of cocoa bean for English Language Learners
: the seed of a tropical tree (called the cacao) that is used in making cocoa, chocolate, and cocoa butter
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