The history of chocolate begins in Mesoamerica. Fermented beverages made
from chocolate .... Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés may have been the first
European to encounter chocolate when...
The Great Chocolate Discovery ... Christopher Columbus is said to have brought
the first cocoa beans back to Europe from his fourth visit to the 'New World' ...
Nov 13, 2007 ... Scientists have discovered that chocolate was invented at least 500 ...
Henderson said the first use of cacao may be earlier still by perhaps a ...
Feb 13, 2014 ... Chocolate may be the “food of the gods,” but for most of its ... as 1900 B.C. The
ancient Mesoamericans who first cultivated cacao plants found ...
He was the first European to discover cocoa beans being used as currency, and
to make a drink, as in the Aztec culture. Columbus, who was still searching for ...
www.worldstandards.eu/chocolate - history.html
This is a site about the origin and history of chocolate / cacao. ... Most studies
agree that the Maya were the first people to discover the secret of cacao.
The first European who can rightly claim the “discovery” of cocoa is ... The origins
of chocolate, which is derived from the Theobroma cacao tree, stretch back at ...
Jul 7, 2010 ... Europe came late to the joys of chocolate. ... July 7, 1550: Europeans Discover
Chocolate ... London's first chocolate house opened in 1657.
This treasured, as well as commonplace item is chocolate” (CNN, 1997). ... It is
believed that Christopher Columbus was the first European to discover the ...
Editorial Reviews. Review. "This enchanting novel takes up where strict histories
of chocolate ... We are taken from the first uses of chocolate in South America to
the Hershey factory. There are some gorgeous sentences in this book. Runcie is