Cocoa Plantation

The Cocoa Plantation Where and how does cocoa grow? The Cacao Tree The cacao tree, also called Theobroma Cacao originates from the rainforests in the Amazon and Orinoco rivers regions. Originally it was the Mayas who started growing cacao trees on the Yucatan peninsula and sold cocoa beans to the Aztecs living in today‚Äôs Mexico. …

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History of Chocolate

History of Chocolate Where does chocolate come from and who discovered it? The Aztecs According to the Aztec mythology, man received the first cocoa tree the God Quetzalcoatl made as a gift. This is how our love for chocolate began. To make a cocoa drink the Aztecs roasted the beans and ground them into a …

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Handmade Chocolate

How is Handmade Chocolate Produced? Is it difficult to make handmade chocolate? The production of handmade chocolate is a complex, many-stage process which demands a lot of knowledge and skill. To receive top quality delicious chocolates, the proportions of different ingredients need to be right and a chocolate maker needs to use only high quality …

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Is Chocolate Good for You?

Is Chocolate Good for You? The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate Based on medical study findings, dark chocolate is indeed healthy. The image of chocolate, and especially dark chocolate may now change for good. Many chocolate lovers will be pleased to hear about the many health benefits of chocolate! Chocolate is good for you Well, …

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