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- Morales‐Sillero, Ana, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture 2019 v.99 no.1 pp. 325-333
- antioxidant activity; antioxidants; bioactive compounds; byproducts; catechin; cocoa beans; cocoa industry; epicatechin; epigallocatechin; functional foods; genotype; hot water treatment; hulls; liquids; phenols; sugars; theobromine
- ... BACKGROUND: Cocoa bean husk (CBH) is the principal by‐product of the cocoa industry and a significant agro‐industrial residue. In this study, using different hydrothermal treatments of CBH, it is shown that CBH is an important source of bioactive compounds, including theobromine, epicatechin and catechin. RESULTS: Treatment over 150 °C significantly increased the yield of total and individual phen ...