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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 2]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 21CFR163.112]

[Page 513-514]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 163_CACAO PRODUCTS--Table of Contents
 
     Subpart B_Requirements for Specific Standardized Cacao Products
 
Sec.  163.112  Breakfast cocoa.

    (a) Description. (1) Breakfast cocoa is the food prepared by 
pulverizing the material remaining after part of the cacao fat has been 
removed from ground cacao nibs. Breakfast cocoa contains not less than 
22 percent by weight of cacao fat as determined by the method prescribed 
in Sec.  163.5(b).
    (2) Optional alkali ingredients specified in paragraph (b)(1) of 
this section may be used as such in the preparation of breakfast cocoa 
under the conditions and limitations specified in Sec.  163.110(b)(1).
    (3) Optional neutralizing agents specified in paragraph (b)(2) of 
this section may be used as such in the preparation of the breakfast 
cocoa under the conditions and limitations specified in Sec.  
163.110(b)(2).
    (4) Breakfast cocoa may be spiced, flavored, or seasoned with one or 
more of the ingredients listed in paragraphs (b)(3) and (b)(4) of this 
section.
    (b) Optional ingredients. The following safe and suitable 
ingredients may be used:
    (1) Alkali ingredients. Ammonium, potassium, or sodium bicarbonate, 
carbonate, or hydroxide, or magnesium carbonate or oxide, used as such, 
or in aqueous solution;
    (2) Neutralizing agents. Phosphoric acid, citric acid and L-tartaric 
acid, used as such, or in aqueous solution;
    (3) Spices, natural and artificial flavorings, and other seasonings 
that do not either singly or in combination impart a flavor that 
imitates the flavor of chocolate, milk, or butter; or
    (4) Salt.
    (c) Nomenclature. The name of the food is ``breakfast cocoa'', or 
``high fat cocoa''.
    (1) When any optional alkali ingredient specified in paragraph 
(b)(1) of this section is used, including those used in the preparation 
of the cacao nibs from which the breakfast cocoa was prepared, the name 
of the food shall be accompanied by the statement ``Processed with 
alkali'', or ``Processed with ------'', the blank being filled in with 
the common or usual name of the specific alkali ingredient used in the 
food.
    (2) When any optional neutralizing agent specified in paragraph 
(b)(2) of this section is used, including those used in the preparation 
of the cacao nibs from which the breakfast cocoa was prepared, the name 
of the food shall be accompanied by the statement ``Processed with 
neutralizing agent'' or ``Processed with ------'', the blank being 
filled in with the common or usual name of the specific neutralizing 
agent used in the food.
    (3) When one or more of the spices, flavorings, or seasonings 
specified in paragraph (b)(3) of this section are used in the breakfast 
cocoa, the label shall bear an appropriate statement, e.g., ``Spice 
added'', ``Flavored with ------'', or ``With ------ added'', the blank 
being filled in with the common or usual name of the spice, flavoring, 
or seasoning used, in accordance with Sec.  101.22 of this chapter.
    (4) When two or more of the statements set forth in this paragraph 
are required, such statements may be combined in a manner that is 
appropriate, but not misleading.
    (5) Whenever the name of the food appears on the label so 
conspicuously as to be easily seen under customary conditions of 
purchase, the statements prescribed in this paragraph showing optional 
ingredients used shall precede or follow the name without intervening 
printed or graphic matter.
    (d) Label declaration. Each of the ingredients used in the food 
shall be declared on the label as required by the

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applicable sections of parts 101 and 130 of this chapter.





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 163, Section 112


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