The cocoa bean, also cacao bean or simply cocoa or cacao is the dried and fully
fermented fatty seed of Theobroma cacao, from which ...
During this period, the introduction of the steam engine mechanized cocoa bean
grinding, reducing production costs and making chocolate affordable to all.
The Aztec chief offered to exchange some of the cocoa beans for goods aboard
... Girolamo Benzoni, in his “History of the New World noted “They call the fruit ...
The History of Chocolate began with the Mayans and Aztecs. The history ... It was
a liquid made from crushed cocoa beans, chili peppers, and water. (There was ...
Mar 1, 2008 ... But for about 90 percent of chocolate's long history, it was strictly a ... Both the
Mayans and Aztecs believed the cacao bean had magical, ...
There are few foodstuffs which have such a rich and intriguing history as cocoa
and chocolate. Just like coffee, we inherited the cocoa bean from the mysterious
Jul 13, 2013 ... The white flesh is eaten or made into juice in some countries. The beans are the
main ingredient for chocolate and cocoa powder. The fat from ...
They also discovered a small brown bean, which the Indians used to make a
bitter but flavourful drink known as 'xocoatl' or 'chocolatl', whence the words
The history of chocolate and cocoa beans, the tastiest invention ever invented.
The Olmec Indians were the first peoples to discover its wonders.
Mar 26, 2013 ... International Cocoa Organization ... Cocoa beans, from which cocoa products are
derived, come from the cocoa ... A natural history of cacao.