From Cacao To Chocolates – A History

Chocolates are made from cacao — a tree that is commonly cultivated today. The fruit is a celebrity in Mesoamerican cities — Mayans celebrate the deity that they believed to have given them the fruit every April and Aztecs once used this as a form of money and business. What Is Cacao? The Theobroma cacao […]

Cacao

What is Cacao? Cacao was given the name of Theobroma by Linnaeus. The word literally means “food of the gods” because of delicious tastes of its seeds that left anyone who ate it at a loss for words. The Mexicans named these pounded seeds Chocolate. Its tree towers up to sixteen feet with a trunk […]