Since the cocoa nibs and nuts are ground to a powder instead of a paste, there is less waste of material. The CocoaT Mini Pregrinder can grind: cocoa nibs into cocoa powder nuts into nut powder. Cracking cocoa beans: The CocoaT Mini Pregrinder can also crack cocoa beans in less than 10 seconds.
Grinding cocoa nib into liquor prior to refining improves the refining process. The Cacao Cucina ® Nib Grinder is an impact hammer mill, supplied with three grinding screens. The hammers and screens are hardened by a patented process to improve wear and minimize metal in the product.