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 exact origin of cacao remains shrouded in mystery and hard to pin down, ...
Though the Aztecs appeared to place high value on cocoa beans, Columbus ...
Mar 1, 2008 ... Etymologists trace the origin of the word "chocolate" to the Aztec word "xocoatl,"
which referred to a bitter drink brewed from cacao beans.
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.
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 Maya Indians and the Aztecs recognised the value of cocoa beans - both as
an ingredient for their special 'chocolate' drink and as currency - for hundreds of ...
An interactive map of cocoa bean origins, showing the most common bean
growing regions and links to reviews of single origin cacao chocolate.