There are several basic types of chocolate, depending on the cocoa liquor content and, since 2017, also the cocoa variety from which it was made.

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These types include

  •  dark chocolate - consists of cocoa powder, cocoa butter, and sugar. It contains at least 70% cocoa liquor products and should be prepared at a temperature of 31.1-32.7 ° C;
  • plain chocolate - consists of cocoa liquor, sugar, lecithin, and other additives. It contains between 50-70% cocoa mass and is more delicate than dark chocolate;
  • milk chocolate - its cocoa content does not exceed 50%, it contains milk or milk powder and vanilla;
  • white chocolate - created in 1930, does not contain cocoa powder, and the content of cocoa butter in the best chocolates of this type is no more than 33%;
  • ruby chocolate - is made from ruby cocoa beans, sugar, and milk. It is natural, with no artificial colors or flavors. It was invented in 2017 after 13 years of work and released in 2018.