Posts Tagged ‘cacao’



Chocolate…it’s a treat, it’s a bean, it’s a PLANT?

Chocolate is not just a sweet glorious ray of edible sunshine, Chocolate IS A PLANT!  It’s been a 3,000 year journey from the biological roots of chocolate, to today’s wild chocolate innovations…. When Montezuma met the Spanish conquistadores in 1519, he intended to overwhelm them with a lavish display of royal hospitality.  To impress, the […]

The Science of Chocolate

Happy #NationalChocolateDay! With today being National Chocolate Day and only 3 days from Halloween, we figured it would be appropriate to discuss the science of chocolate! Many of you may have noticed different terms on your favorite candy bars wrapper describing it as chocolate, cocoa, & cacao. So what are the differences to these types […]