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Uses of Cocoa

1. Used as beverage,
2. As currency, 100 beans would buy a slave.
3. A palatable product is prepared by mixing ground roasted beans with sugar and Vanilla.
4. In the manufacture of milk chocolate. The process was discovered by M.D. Peter  m Switzerland in 1876
5. Cocoa butter is used in pharmaceutical preparations.
6.  The cocoa shell (Testa) is used in stock feed or as-manure. Shell is a source of Theobromine, shell fat and Vitamin D7.

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