Raw Cocoa Beans

Size Generally 2 to 3 cm long
Shape Oval or elliptical
Color Dark brown
Texture Rough outer shell
Weight Varies between 1.5 to 3 grams per bean
Moisture Content Typically between 5% and 7%
Aroma Characteristic intense chocolate scent
Flavor Bitter and slightly acidic
pH Level Around 5.3 to 5.8
Bean Count Varies, usually 30 to 40 beans per 100 grams