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The cocoa bean, also called cacao bean, cocoa and cacao is the dried and fully fermented seed of Theobroma cacao, from which cocoa ...

www.worldcocoafoundation.org/about-cocoa/history-of-cocoa

Origins in the New World. The Greek name for ... By the mid-1600s, the drink made from the little brown beans had gained widespread popularity in France.

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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 ...

www.worldagroforestry.org/treesandmarkets/inaforesta/history.htm

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.

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The exact origin of cacao remains shrouded in mystery and hard to pin down, ... The Maya so highly valued cacao, they used cocoa beans as currency, and to ...

www.icco.org/faq/51-cocoa-trees/114-what-is-the-origin-of-the-cocoa-tree.html

Mar 26, 2013 ... Cocoa beans, from which cocoa products are derived, come from the ... There are scientific claims for the origin of the cocoa tree in several ...

www.thoughtco.com/culture-of-the-cocoa-bean-1991768

Apr 17, 2017 ... The history of chocolate and cocoa beans, the tastiest invention ever invented. The Olmec Indians were the first peoples to discover its ...

www.godivachocolates.co.uk/the-history-of-chocolate-mayans-aztecs.html

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 ...

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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 ...