Project

Mapping and Utilizing the Potential of Philippine Cacao: Development of Thermal REsistant Chocolate and Supply Chain Analysis

Duration
01 October 2015 → Ongoing
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Other chemical sciences
  • Social sciences
    • Applied economics
    • Business administration and accounting
    • Management
    • Marketing
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
Keywords
supply chain Philippine cacao chocolate sensory analysis
 
Project description

Multi-disciplinary research which aims to develop Philippine chocolate products (thermal resistant) given that these chocolates are aligned with Asian consumer preferences. Sensory analysis with trained panels and consumers will be carried out. Further, this research will contain a pioneering study on the organization of the supply chain of the Philippine cacao industry and describe the marketing potential of these products.