Chocolate tree. The flesh is eaten as a dessert, and the seeds are the raw material of commercial chocolate. Hot chocolate can be made by drying the seeds, roasting, grinding, and adding milk.

Chocolate tree. The flesh is eaten as a dessert, and the seeds are the raw material of commercial chocolate. Hot chocolate can be made by drying the seeds, roasting, grinding, and adding milk.

Inside the fruit of the cocoa tree are seeds covered in white pulp. It is from these seeds that chocolate is made.

Why Should You Use Cocoa Butter? It's UhMaaaZing

Inside the fruit of the cocoa tree are seeds covered in white pulp. It is from these seeds that chocolate is made.

Fruit and nut superfoods are high in anti-oxidants that fight free radicals in the body.  Goji berries Raw cacao Maca Acai Coconuts Coconut oil Noni  http://eatclean-bhappy.tumblr.com/

Fruit and nut superfoods are high in anti-oxidants that fight free radicals in the body. Goji berries Raw cacao Maca Acai Coconuts Coconut oil Noni http://eatclean-bhappy.tumblr.com/

Cocoa -- the antioxidant concentration in cocoa was the highest: almost two times stronger than red wine, 2–3 times stronger than green tea, and 4–5 times stronger than that of black tea.

Cocoa -- the antioxidant concentration in cocoa was the highest: almost two times stronger than red wine, 2–3 times stronger than green tea, and 4–5 times stronger than that of black tea.

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Cocoa (Cacao) Fruit on Tree, Kalitakir Plantation, Kalibaru, Java, Indonesia Photographic Print by Ian Trower at AllPosters.com

Cocoa (Cacao) Fruit on Tree, Kalitakir Plantation, Kalibaru, Java, Indonesia

Cocoa (Cacao) Fruit on Tree, Kalitakir Plantation, Kalibaru, Java, Indonesia Photographic Print by Ian Trower at AllPosters.com

From cacao fruit to chocolate bar: Visiting a Chocolate Farm on the Big Island, Hawaii

From Tree To Bar on the Big Island: Visiting a Chocolate Farm in Hawaii

From cacao fruit to chocolate bar: Visiting a Chocolate Farm on the Big Island, Hawaii

Flowers on a cacao tree. Ants pollenate the flower and then in the center of this flower a little oblong pod shaped like a cacao fruit comes out of the center of those prongs on the flower. A beautiful tiny delicate flower

Flowers on a cacao tree. Ants pollenate the flower and then in the center of this flower a little oblong pod shaped like a cacao fruit comes out of the center of those prongs on the flower. A beautiful tiny delicate flower

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