Cargill has introduced Gerkens® 10/12 natural and 10/12 lightly alkalized organic cocoa powders, manufactured following strict food safety and quality standards that are preferred by manufacturers in the industry. The cocoa powders are available in 50 lb. bags and can be used for a variety of applications.

Gerkens® 10/12 natural organic cocoa powder is a standard fat, natural organic cocoa powder that has a subtle brownish-red color. It is suitable for dairy product inclusions, ice cream and instant mixes. The powder imparts a rich, mild chocolate flavor profile. Gerkens® 10/12 lightly alkalized organic cocoa powder is a standard fat, alkalized organic powder, which provides smooth, full-bodied and balanced chocolate notes. The cocoa powder is a deep brownish-red color and is ideal for baking and compound coatings.

“The new organic cocoa powder highlights Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate’s ability to meet customer demands for high standard organic products,” said Hugo van der Goes, vice president of sales, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate.  “Because of the large demand and current trend of organic products, we are pleased to offer our customers this line of cocoa powder, which builds on Cargill’s strong product portfolio and provides even more opportunities to share the ingredients and knowledge to help our customers succeed.”

Gerkens Cacao, with its Dutch heritage, is known for its high quality cocoa powder and technical expertise. The cocoa beans are carefully selected and artfully combined to create a selection of cocoa powders that stimulate the imagination as well as the appetite. Gerkens cocoa powder is certified Kosher.

For more information, please call Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate at 1-877-835-4243.