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the Food of the Gods
Etymology of Cocoa
Discovered by the
The world "chocolate" derives from a combination of different languages and cultures
The Aztecs first called it
which became "chocolate" to facilitate the pronunciation for Europeans
Cocoa in Trade
Exportation began in
By late 17th century, cocoa beans were being traded by most European nations, similar to sugar
What about cocoa beans?
Cocoa beans come from the
, meaning "Food of the Gods"
Native to the
tropics of South and Central America
Each cocoa pod contains
cocoa beans (10 to 20 pods) produce 1 pound of chocolate
Drinking chocolate became
('Murica) after the Townshend Acts of 1767
So, what is chocolate made from?
Chocolate is the product of cocoa beans mixed with milk and sugar.
Makes products like cocoa powder, chocolate liquor, and cocoa butter
Chart of the consumption of chocolate in 1886:
It all started in 1893...
Milton Hershey gets the idea to start his own chocolate factory in
By this time, chocolate is a worldwide-consumed product
Modern Production of Chocolate
Chocolate and health
, pure cocoa beans are
for heart health and can reduce cardiovascular problems.
When mixed with sugar and milk, it can have
Process of Manufacturing Chocolate
of cocoa pods
seeds from pods
dried and washed
Ready to be manufactured :
Chocolate first used by
Discovered by the Spanish
Grew in popularity, and today we absolutely cannot
life without chocolate
So, eat up! ...in moderation