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Did you know that the Cocoa plant grows as tall as Cacao is cultivated on roughly acres sq mi;

It was in 1753 that the botanist Carolus Linnaeus named the cacao tree Theobroma Cacao, meaning “Food of the gods”.

It was in 1753 that the botanist Carolus Linnaeus named the cacao tree Theobroma Cacao, meaning “Food of the gods”.

REAL Chocolate Tree Theobroma Cacao

Adding raw, antioxidant rich cacao to your morning beverage has never been easier with Laird Superfood® Cacao Creamer!

Maqui /Chilean wineberry/Aristotelia chilensis | Zoom's Edible Plants

Maqui /Chilean wineberry/Aristotelia chilensis

Maqui /Chilean wineberry/Aristotelia chilensis | Zoom's Edible Plants

Cocoa Tree Theobroma Cacao L Tropical Fruit Tree by TomsTropicals, $35.50

Cocoa Tree Theobroma Cacao L Tropical Fruit Tree. This is exactly what was across the street from us in Costa Rica.

Believe it or not, this is "chocolate". It takes seven to 14 these cocoa pods to produce one pound of dry cocoa beans, which are used to create the sweet treat we know and love.

Cocoa pod with beans (actually it is the fruit with it's seeds). It takes seven to 14 these cocoa pods to produce one pound of dry cocoa beans, which are used to create the sweet treat we know and love.

My favorite vegetable... the cocoa plant which is used to make CHOCOLATE! See? Chocolate is  VEGETABLE! ;)

Cocoa fruits on the cocoa (cacao) tree: Theobroma cacao (Family Malvaceae). Its seeds, the cocoa beans are used to make cocoa mass, cocoa powder and chocolate.

Around the year 1865, a worker at the Ghirardelli factory discovered that by hanging a bag of ground cacao beans in a warm room, the cocoa b...

Around the year a worker at the Ghirardelli factory discovered that by hanging a bag of ground cacao beans in a warm room, the cocoa b.

There's a farm in Hawaii that ships cacao seedlings. I want one.   ...  The theobroma cacao: or cacao tree.

How cacao or cocoa beans are cultivated and then processed to produce mouth-watering chocolates from growing to roasting the beans, then shelling to packaging until it reach our salivating mouths.

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Good chocolate comes from fermented beans harvested from carefully nurtured cacao trees (theobroma cacao) that grow in the equatorial regions of the world. I wonder if cupuacu is made this way.

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