Cocoa plant

CACAO - Contains essential minerals, plant flavonoids with antioxidant properties, vitamins B and E, oleic acid a monounsaturated fat, protein and fiber. It's believed cacao can lower blood pressure & improve circulation, promote cardiovascular function & health, neutralize free radicals, improve digestion and aid mental well-being!

CACAO - Contains essential minerals, plant flavonoids with antioxidant properties, vitamins B and E, oleic acid a monounsaturated fat, protein and fiber. It's believed cacao can lower blood pressure & improve circulation, promote cardiovascular function & health, neutralize free radicals, improve digestion and aid mental well-being!

The Mayans and Aztecs are famous for inventing Hot Chocolate or Xocolatl as it was called in ancient Aztec (guess where it got it's name?) They made it by

The Mayans and Aztecs are famous for inventing Hot Chocolate or Xocolatl as it was called in ancient Aztec (guess where it got it's name?) They made it by

Cocoa Tree Theobroma Cacao L Tropical Fruit Tree by TomsTropicals, $35.50

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

Grenada-Cocoa plants where chocolate comes from. It's actually bitter before sent to factories and coated with lots of sugar. Outside is sort of sweet like fruit. Once the white part is sucked, the cocoa is inside. Very interesting to see and taste

Grenada-Cocoa plants where chocolate comes from. It's actually bitter before sent to factories and coated with lots of sugar. Outside is sort of sweet like fruit. Once the white part is sucked, the cocoa is inside. Very interesting to see and taste

How To Grow Cocoa - now you can make your own chocolate at home... #gardening #homesteading

How To Grow Cocoa - now you can make your own chocolate at home... #gardening #homesteading

This is what chocolate looks like when it's first picked off the tree and cut open.  Grenada, Belmont Estate, Cocoa Plantation

Grenadian Chocolate? ... Oh go on then

This is what chocolate looks like when it's first picked off the tree and cut open. Grenada, Belmont Estate, Cocoa Plantation

Native man, Cocoa Plant in Full Bearing, Trinidad, 1901-07

Details about Native man, Cocoa Plant in Full Bearing, Trinidad, 1901-07

Native man, Cocoa Plant in Full Bearing, Trinidad, 1901-07

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