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Towards premium Ghanaian origin chocolates


The research hypothesis states that there is a relationship between the aroma potential of raw cocoa and the final chocolate flavour. To turn the bulk Ghanian cocoa into premium origin chocolate raw cocoa exhibiting a high aroma potential will be selected and the bean roasting and chocolate processing conditions will be tuned.

Intervention type

ICP PhD Scholarships


01/10/2014 - 30/09/2018

This project is being implemented in:
Ghana Created by potrace 1.10, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2011
Local supervisor Emmanuel Ohene Afoakwa
Flemish supervisor Koen Dewettinck
Local partner institution KU Leuven
Local partner institution University of Ghana
Other Flemish Partners Universiteit Gent
Budget € 106.086
Scholar Michael Hinneh