The first people known to have made chocolate were the ancient cultures of Mexico and Central America. These people, including the Maya and Aztec, mixed ground cacao seeds with various seasonings to make a spicy...
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.
They crushed the cocoa beans, mixed them with water and added spices, chillies
and herbs (Coe's Theory). They began cultivating cocoa in equatorial Mexico.
All cocoa products are made from cocoa beans, which grow on Cacao Trees.
Thousands of years ago, cocoa beans were discovered in South American rain ...
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 ...
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, ...
The cocoa bean is believed to have first been discovered around 1000 B.C. by
either the Olmec or the Maya in South America. Cocoa beans grow on cacao ...
Cacao, Cocoa (theobroma cacao) its history and uses as a ceremonial food ...
During Cacao bean processing the seeds and some of the fruit pulp are left 'to ...
The history of chocolate and cocoa beans, the tastiest invention ever invented.
The Olmec Indians were the first peoples to discover its wonders.