Organic Cocoa Butter Specifications

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Ingredients

Organic cocoa butter.

 

 

 

Allergen Information     

No allergens – as defined by the FDA Food Allergen Labeling Consumer Protection Act and by the CFIA.

 

 

           

Physical and Chemical Properties                                       

Method

Free Fatty Acids (oleic acid)

≤ 1.5%

AOAC 940.28

Peroxide Value

≤ 3 meq /kg

AOAC 965.33

Aroma Indices (E1%1CM)

≤ 10

Rostagno (spectrometry)

Cooling/Solidification Curve

≥ 0.12 DT°/Dt

IOCCC 988.31

Blue Value

≤ 0.05%

Fincke

 

 

 

Microbiological Properties                                    

Method

Total Mesophilic Aerobic Count

3000 CFU/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 3, 2001, Jan.

Mold

50 CFU/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 18, 2001, Jan.

Yeast

50 CFU/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 18, 2001, Jan.

Coliforms

< 10 MPN/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 4, 2002, Sept.

E. Coli

< 3 MPN/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 4, 2002, Sept.

Enterobacteriaceae

< 10 CFU/g

NF ISO 21528-2:2004

Staphylococcus aureus

< 10 CFU/g

FDA Bam – Chapter 12, 2001, Jan.

Salmonella spp.

Negative/375g

FDA Bam, 8th ed. –OR-AOAC OMA or AFNOR BIO 12/10-09/02

 

 

 

Recommended Storing Conditions

60 - 68°F; relative humidity < 60%, in odor free atmosphere.

 

 

 

Shelf Life                                           

Best used within 24 months of production date.

 

 

 

Nutritional Information on Average for 100g

Calories

900kcal

Calories from fat

900kcal

Total fat

100g

Saturated

60.5g

 

 

Polyunsaturated

4.9g

 

 

Monounsaturated

34.6g

 

 

Trans fat

0g

 

 

Cholesterol

0mg

 

 

Sodium

0mg

Total Carbohydrate

0g

Fiber

0g

 

 

Sugar

0g

Protein

0g

 

 

Calcium

0mg

Iron

0mg

Vitamin C

0mg

Vitamin A

0 IU

 *Nutrient content information is indicative of composition but not intended as definitive or complete. It is not intended for use in determining specific nutrient labeling values in finished products containing this ingredient as the responsibility for determining label information lies with the finished product manufacturer. Organic matter such as contained in products of this nature is subject to variation in nutritional composition. We disclaim any and all warranties, whether express or implied, including the implied warranty of merchantability. Our responsibility for claims arising from breach of warranty, negligence or any other cause shall not include consequential, special or incidental damages, even if we have been made aware of the possibility of such damages, and is limited to the purchase price of the product. None of the statements made herein shall be construed as a grant, either express or implied, of any license under any patent held by Santa Barbara Chocolate or other parties.