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Exciting news – Vesper is embarking on an expansive journey into new agri-commodity categories, and we’re thrilled to introduce ‘Food Ingredients’. We’re bringing you pricing data soon.
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Cocoa Beans are the seeds of the cacao tree. These beans are harvested, fermented, dried, and then processed to produce cocoa mass, cocoa powder, and cocoa butter, which are the foundational ingredients in various chocolate and cocoa-based products.
Cocoa butter is a creamy, stable fat extracted from the cacao bean, renowned for its rich flavour and velvety texture. It is a crucial ingredient in chocolate production and is also used for its smooth consistency in cosmetics and skincare products.
Cocoa powder is a fine, unsweetened powder made from roasted cacao beans, offering a deep chocolate flavour and rich colour. It’s a versatile ingredient used extensively in baking, cooking, and for making chocolate confections and beverages.
Corn starch is extracted from the endosperm of corn kernels. Known for its fine texture and powerful thickening abilities, corn starch is frequently utilised in culinary applications, baking, and various industrial processes.
Gelatine is a flavourless, translucent substance derived from collagen obtained from animal by-products. It’s used primarily as a gelling agent in food production, pharmaceuticals, photography, and cosmetic manufacturing, renowned for its binding properties and ability to form stable gels.
Manioc starch, also known as tapioca starch, is extracted from the roots of the cassava plant. It’s a fine, white powder that acts as a versatile thickener and binding agent in cooking and baking, valued for its neutral flavor and gluten-free quality.
Potato Starch is derived from the tubers of the potato plant. A neutral-tasting starch commonly used for its excellent thickening properties and clear gel formation. Potato starch is found in both culinary and industrial applications.
Salt, primarily composed of sodium chloride, is a fundamental seasoning and preservative used ubiquitously in the culinary world to enhance flavor, as well as in various industrial applications ranging from food processing to de-icing.
Hops, the flowers of the hop plant Humulus lupulus, are used primarily as a bittering, flavouring, and stability agent in beer, to which they impart floral, fruity, or citrus flavours and aromas. Hops are also used for various purposes in other beverages and herbal medicine.
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