Cocoa Butter Essays

Chocolate Liquor

Chocolate is a confection made from cacao beans, the seeds of the cacao plant. There are a large number of products made from it on the market, from powdered cocoa for making drinks to white chocolate, and most markets carry a cross-section of confections for their customers. In addition to being available at general markets and grocery stores, chocolate can also be purchased from specialty companies which make luxury and distinctive confections. Making chocolate is a time consuming process. Cacao…

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Maya Civilization

In 1500BC – 400 BC, the Olmec Indians are believed to be the first to grow cocoa beans as a domestic crop. Cacao trees have grown wild for possibly 10,000 years. The Olmec civilization only lasted until about 300 B. C. In the 14th Century, cocoa became a drink that was popular for the upper class of the Aztecs; they called it “xocalati” meaning warm or bitter liquid. They were the first to tax the beans. In 1492, Christopher Columbus…

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Types of Chocolate

Do you like chocolate? How many times do you eat chocolates in a day? Some people like to eat chocolates, some are even obsessed with them. Some people don’t like chocolates because those people think that they will make them fat. Some people just don’t like chocolates, without any clear reason. I believe that chocolate has many benefits which we can’t underestimate. Chocolate is a raw or processed food produced from the seed of the tropical Theobroma cacao tree. It…

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