Ready mix for the production of chocolate confectionery products

Technology description

CocoShell is a ready base for chocolate confectionery products, in particular for ice cream, puddings and hot chocolate, including ground cocoa bean shell. The ready mix is enriched in fibers and showed a reduced fat content.
CocoShell concerns functionalized foods, i.e. the foods whose composition has been modified to enrich them with factors of high nutritional value (such as fiber, antioxidants, minerals, etc.) and / or in order to limit the presence of an anti-nutritional factor (such as fats, precisely saturated fats). This invention is widespread and is used in both industrial and home settings. It is particularly interesting for users where the consumption of functional foods, such as children, is useful.
CocoShell provides, for application in the home environment, a kit for the preparation and storage of chocolate ice cream.


CocoShel is a a ready mix useful for the ice-cream, pudding and hot chocolate production

Key advantages
  • Increase the nutritional value of a confectionery product
  • Reduce the fat content of the final product with a reduction in caloric value, but with the same softness; increase the resistance to dissolving of ice cream
  • Reduce disposal costs
  • Create a new source of income for chocolate companies
  • Decrease the impact of chocolate production
Filing date and application number

Filing date: 06/12/2016

Application number: 102016000123836




Università degli Studi di Torino