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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.

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Cocoa Tree (Theobroma Cacao L.) Tropical Fruit Tree (1 Gallon)

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#Cacao fruit on the theobroma tree. Seeds from these pods are harvested to make Its seeds are used to make #cocoa powder and #chocolate.

カカオ アオイ科 Theobroma cacao L. (cacao , cocoa) Köhler, 1571

More than edible, this is chocolate! The Cacao Tree (Theobroma cacao) is native to the deep tropical rainforests of Central and South America. Its seeds (cocoa beans) are used to make cocoa mass, cocoa powder, and chocolate.

Chocolate comes from the tropical cacao tree called Theobroma cacao, which literally translates as "food of the gods".  Cacao beans are found nestled in the tender pith of cocoa pods (fruits), that grow directly from the trunk of its tree like exotic, elongated melons. Each fruit contains 20-50 purple-brown cacao seeds, which takes about 6 months to ripen and must be carefully harvested by hand. Native to Central and South America, cacao is grown everywhere around the equator of the globe…

Theobroma cacao is a small (4-8m tall) evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae native to the deep tropical region of South America. Its seeds are used to make cocoa powder and chocolate