Calculated Mean Content Values

Units Average Min Max Standard Deviation
mg/100 g FW 5.17 4.00 8.00 1.60
mol/100 g 7.31e-06 5.66e-06 1.13e-05 2.27e-06

Values calculated by aggregating data from 6 different samples from 1 unique publication.

Aglycone Mean Content Values

Aglycone Units Average Min Max Standard Deviation
(+)-Epicatechin-(2a-7)(4a-8)-epicatechin mg/100 g FW 4.22 3.26 6.53 1.31
mol/100 g 5.96e-06 4.62e-06 9.24e-06 1.85e-06

Original Content Values Used to Produce Means

Natsume M., Osakabe N., Yamagishi M., Takizawa T., Nakamura T., Miyatake H., Hatano T., Yoshida T. (2000) Analyses of polyphenols in cacao liquor, cocoa, and chocolate by normal-phase and reversed-phase HPLC. Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry 64:2581-2587 PubMed (11210120)
Original Content Value Original Food Description Commercial Origin # of Samples Analyzed
4.00 mg/100 g FW Ecuador yes 1
5.00 mg/100 g FW Venezuela yes 1
6.00 mg/100 g FW Ghana yes 1
4.00 mg/100 g FW Colombia yes 1
8.00 mg/100 g FW Ivory Coast yes 1
4.00 mg/100 g FW Brazil yes 1