The beans are roasted, and then sheathed. The split nibs are ground into a paste made of cocoa solids. After extracting all the excess cocoa butter the leftover are then ground into a fine powder.
Benoit Cocoa powder has a higher content of flavorful cocoa solids as compared to any other form of chocolate. That is why cocoa powder is used in flavoring desserts like cakes, cookies, and puddings.