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Cocoa Bean Blend vs. Single Genetic

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Cocoa Bean Blend vs. Single Genetic

What is the difference between a cocoa bean blend and a cocoa bean single genetic? Nevertheless all cocoa beans came from the same plant species known as Theobroma cacao, this species has many varieties around the world and each variety has its own genetic pool. Thus, a variety can be differentiated from another one due to the characteristics expressed by their own genes. Aiming for large scale business models, such as bulk cocoa, governmental agricultural organizations in cocoa countries encourage farmers to grow several varieties in the same plot. Some of the reasons are to reduce pests and diseases, and to spark particular...

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