The History Of Chocolate popular

    The Tbeobroma Cacao tree, to use its scientific name, provides us with one of the world’s most delicious foods-chocolate! Tbeobroma is a Greek word meaning 'food of the gods.' The tree originally comes from the Amazon region of South America. Hand-sized pods that grow on the tree contain cacao seeds-often called 'cocoa beans.' These seeds, or beans, are used to make chocolate. The earliest use and consumption of cacao beans dates back to around 1000 B. C. Z Later the Mayan and Aztec civilizations consumed cacao as a drink. They often flavored it…