Gerkens® DB400 Cocoa Powder:
Deep, dark and delicious
Deep, dark, delicious and in line with consumers’ expectations
In EMEA, the color of cocoa and chocolate products is a crucial factor that influences consumers’ preference. Consumers seek dark brown products that provide a strong chocolatey promise, especially when it comes to the confectionery and bakery segments.
We are expanding our Ivory Coast factory to respond to the market need
At Cargill we are investing over $100 million to expand our cocoa processing site in Ivory Coast to respond to this increasing demand for dark brown cocoa powders..
This investment will create 85 full-time local jobs and hundreds of indirect jobs. In addition, we are working to further expand sustainability and supply chain traceability programs in the country.
Colour profile in line with consumers’ expectations
Gerkens® DB400: Let darkness enlighten you!
Gerkens® DB400 is our new dark brown cocoa powder was specifically developed to address the growing demand by consumers for solutions in the dark color spectrum. With its deep tonal aspects, dark richness and delicious taste, it brings a magic touch to any application.
What are the advantages of using Gerkens® DB400?
It delivers a deep and dark color that is in line with consumers’ expectations, while also offering a delicious taste.
It was developed with an application focus on bakery and confectionery. It is a cocoa powder that performs superbly in the two chosen applications but also beyond.
Thanks to the effective innovation capabilities and our state-of-the-art Dutch processes, Gerkens guarantees goodness be delivering a superior consistency in sensory experience.