Application Note: Comminution of Cocoa Beans for Pesticide, Heavy Metal or Mycotoxin Analysis
7 April 2010

In this application note, the Fritsch Mortar Mill PULVERISETTE 2, Planetary-Ball Mill PULVERISETTE 6 classic line and Variable-Speed-Rotor Mill PULVERISETTE 14 are used for the communition of cocoa beans. The Fritsch mills produce cocoa powder of sufficient fineness for heavy metal, mycotoxin and pesticide analysis.