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Post-harvest methods and guidelines.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sebastian Dec 24, 2010. 7 Replies

As far as I know, post-harvesting, chocolates are then fermented,dried, sorted, and then bagged. The cacaos are then shipped to factories to be roasted, crushed, conched, tempered, then made to…Continue

Tags: Bean, Drying, Methods, Post-Harvest, Cacao

 

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Dec 26, 2010
Sebastian replied to Jeffry Lukito's discussion Post-harvest methods and guidelines.
"Jeff - as someone noted, it's a pretty large topic to cover in a 5 minute web post on Christmas eve 8-)  Mass of fermentation, length of ferment, is it co-fermented with something, the type of container used (is a container used?), the…"
Dec 24, 2010
Seneca Klassen replied to Jeffry Lukito's discussion Post-harvest methods and guidelines.
"Same author, and also worth a read, but not the book. Try looking it up on Alibris or abe's books online. Copies do show up from time to time.   I would also recommend checking out more general texts on cacao like Wood & Lass'…"
Dec 23, 2010
Jeffry Lukito replied to Jeffry Lukito's discussion Post-harvest methods and guidelines.
Dec 23, 2010
Jeffry Lukito replied to Jeffry Lukito's discussion Post-harvest methods and guidelines.
"I googled the book and nothing about book came out. Looks like it's gonna be very hard to find, but well, finger crossed. :)   Thank you for the warning. I am currently learning about chocolate and cocoa. One thing I've learned is…"
Dec 23, 2010
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Dec 23, 2010
Seneca Klassen replied to Jeffry Lukito's discussion Post-harvest methods and guidelines.
"Do your best to find Arthur Knapp's Cacao Fermentation. I know I've mentioned it elsewhere, but although it's out of print and old, it remains one of the very best resources on the subject.   Be prepared...fermentation and drying…"
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Dec 23, 2010
Jeffry Lukito replied to Jeffry Lukito's discussion Post-harvest methods and guidelines.
"Thank you for the reply. You mentioned " here are a number of techniques that can be applied to the fermentation itself to direct flavor development" Can you tell me some of these techniques or any references(books or websites)? What…"
Dec 23, 2010
Jeffry Lukito replied to ChocoFiles's discussion Cocoa butter and cocoa solids
""So why do think there's generally higher fat content in higher percentage bars?  By adding extra cocoa butter the makers are decreasing their profit margin.  It doesn't seem like it's for taste because IMO extra cocoa…"
Dec 23, 2010
Jeffry Lukito left a comment for Ben Ripple
"Hi Ben, my name is Jeffry, and I live in Surabaya, Indonesia. I love chocolate and I occasionally held tastings(so far in Jakarta and Surabaya). I don't know if he has told you about this, a while back Frederick contacted me by Facebook and…"
Dec 23, 2010
Sebastian replied to Jeffry Lukito's discussion Post-harvest methods and guidelines.
"So, as you're aware in Indonesia - there's not a huge ingrained culture of heavily fermenting beans - in fact, most of Indonesians don't ferment their beans at all (at least not intentional fermentation, there may be some incidental…"
Dec 20, 2010
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Post-harvest methods and guidelines.

As far as I know, post-harvesting, chocolates are then fermented,dried, sorted, and then bagged. The cacaos are then shipped to factories to be roasted, crushed, conched, tempered, then made to bars.(Correct me if I'm wrong)What I'm about to ask is the post-harves methods(not the factory processing). I live in Indonesia, where these things are often neglected or done incorrectly so that the crops are usually bad(not that they're all bad, but most of the bulks are far lower qualities than West…See More
Dec 19, 2010
Jeffry Lukito replied to Jospeh Grice's discussion Did I miss something? in the group HomeBrew Chocolate
"Err...more information please? . What kind of chocolate do you use? . To what degrees do you warm, cool, and rewarm your chocolates to?"
Oct 30, 2010
Jeffry Lukito added a discussion to the group Tastings, Travel, & Adventure
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Using salted water to help tasting, Yes or No?

I experimented with palates a while back while trying to introduce Fine Chocolate Tasting to my country*.(Wines are starting to boom, but no tastings nor appreciation for fine chocolates and cheeses in my country)After experimenting with several things, I was intrigued how Saltine crackers can neutralize the tongue and using salted chocolates in dessert can clear the "fed-up" feeling in the tongue while eating a dessert. I came to realization that saltiness are the "enemies" of bitterness.I…See More
Oct 23, 2010

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Most memorable chocolate experience:
The first time I held a gathering at Jakarta, Indonesia.
The Collection Grand Crus by Valrhona was tasted and reviewed.
The tastings results and reviews wasn't very good, we are newbs, but I am sure as hell it was fun and exciting!
My favorite chocolate is:
Valrhona Guanaja

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At 4:05pm on August 15, 2010, Kristina said…
I am not really familiar with the geography of Indonesia, but you should consider yourself as lucky :)
The cover of great chocolate, made by Fekchlin, Switzerland, says "origin - East Highland, Jember plantation, Jawa". And it it a great criollo!!!
And you will enjoy, TCL, for sure!
At 3:42pm on August 15, 2010, Kristina said…
Hello and welcome Jeffry.
I've never been to Jawa, but East Hghland and Jember are among the swetest words for me :)
 
 
 

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