deZaan

Engineered for excellence, deZaan has been making waves in cocoa ingredients since 1911.

Our deZaan brand offers premium cocoa ingredients and innovative cocoa solutions, tailored to customer requirements.

 

A historic, Europe-based cocoa processing operation, our flagship deZaan label has been the go-to solution for manufacturers and consumers around the world since 1911. Starting with carefully selected cocoa beans from origin and harnessing proprietary processing techniques supported by innovation expertise, we craft the world’s most consistent cocoa products. 

 

deZaan cocoa powders are renowned for their unsurpassed flavor and color diversity. Flavor profiles range from fruity to bitter cocoa, while the colors extend from vibrant reds to dark brown through to black with a variety of taste profiles and intensities. deZaan cocoa powders are available with fat contents of 10-12, 20-22 and 22-24%, as well as a very low fat version of the iconic ZR powder. Natural and Dutched options are also available across the full pH range.

 

The superior performance capabilities of deZaan cocoa ingredients are legendary for their ability to provide rich, full flavor and color impact in applications. With premium deZaan cocoa powders, cocoa liquors and cocoa butters, the possibilities for creating unique products are endless.

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Ingredients for kitchen professionals, foodservice and caterers

Our deZaan for professionals ingredient range provides chefs, artisans, bakers, and pâtissiers with a focused range to elevate their recipes and discover the true possibilities of what can be created with cocoa.

 

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UN World Day Against Child Labour 2021: Putting children first in cocoa

This week, the world’s attention turns to a heavy burden that can damage a child’s health and education: child labour.  In OFI’s cocoa business, we are focused on solving this problem every day.

Our progress towards tackling deforestation in cocoa

Forests are vital to sustainable cocoa production. Not only do they help to improve biodiversity and mitigate against climate change, they also help to improve cocoa yields and raise farmer incomes. By improving tree cover, cocoa farmers can increase the yields and life expectancy of their cocoa trees and generate additional income from more diverse crops.

Mondelēz International and Olam Food Ingredients Announce Partnership in Asia to Create World’s Largest Sustainable Commercial Cocoa Farm

Leading chocolate maker and largest cocoa supplier aim to strengthen sustainable cocoa sourcing in Indonesia

2,000-hectare cocoa farming model of the future to restore environmental productivity, improve farmer livelihoods and empower local communities

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