Cocoa Tree Facts
The cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao) produces cocoa pods, the raw material that becomes chocolate, cocoa butter and cocoa powder. Cocoa trees are a tropical tree only and do not perform well outside of a strict geographic range....
Theobroma cacao is the taxonomic classification for the plant also called the
cacao tree and the cocoa tree, which is a small (4–8 m (13–26 ft) tall) evergreen ...
The Cacao Tree. Cacao forest. Courtesy of World Cocoa Foundation. Chocolate
comes from the cacao tree, which is formally known as Theobroma Cacao.
The Cacao Tree is a shade tolerant, moisture loving, understory rainforest tree. It
naturally favors riparian zones so often in the wild is found along rivers.
Cocoa tree is the source of one of the world's most delicious and familiar
Jul 8, 2015 ... On your next trip to the Amazon rain forest, you might stumble upon a cacao tree.
Before you do, read below. You'll learn the difference ...
Anyone who has tasted cocoa knows why this name is so appropriate. Cocoa is
the processed product derived from the beans of the cacao plant. The word ...
The Cocoa tree bears fruit on its trunk and branches. They are called pods.The
pods contain seeds which are called cocoa beans. The beans are made up of a ...
Information about the cacao tree, cacao varieties, and cacao producing countries.
Oct 23, 2013 ... One of the world's most magical and incredible trees is the cocoa tree. The
botanical name is theobroma cacao, which, roughly translated, ...