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Hardness, firmness, stiffness, brittleness, toughness,
Chocolate is enjoyed for its distinctive flavor and how it melts in the mouth. High quality chocolate should have a clean bite, tender chew and a strong ‘snap’ when broken. This application study provides several commonly used techniques for measuring the firmness, stiffness, shear resistance, brittleness, and breaking strength of chocolate bars with the TA.XTPlus Texture Analyzer.