Cacao, the chocolate tree by Pan American Union. Dept. of Public Information

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Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL22779921M

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Chocolate was introduced to the world when the Spanish Conquistadors brought the beans from the cacao tree back from visits to the Mayan and Aztec people. An interesting tale of how the Cacao king/god Kululkan (cool-cool-KAHN) defied the other gods and brought chocolate to the earth because of his great love for the Mayan people/5.

This book takes the readers from Greenfield, Texas, to a cacao plantation in the Rain Forest of Costa Rico where cacao trees grow, and to a factory in Broc, Switzerland where chocolate is made. Young people will learn a lot about chocolate and how it is made/5.

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The Jaguar and the Cacao Tree is Book One of the "Max and the Code of Harvests" series. Features: Includes 32 chapter illustrations and an appreciation by Dr. Allen Young, curator emeritus at the Milwaukee Public Museum and author of "The Chocolate Tree."/5(13).

Incredible Cacao is a very informative book that teaches children what chocolate is all about and where it comes from. Since chocolate is such an international delicacy, it is so unique that a book like Cacao can break it all down so a child can soon realize that chocolate has an origin, and not from the candy store.

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A. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pan American Union. Cacao, the chocolate tree. Washington, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. The primary issue the chocolate sector faces is its sustainability. It has been proven by the lack of desire on behalf of the farmer to continue to grow cacao as a crop.

As a result, the future of the cacao tree and the chocolate thus created is at risk. Ever wonder where chocolate came from. We have the Mayan king Kukulk??n to thank. Kukulk??n is more than a king???he is also a god.

One day he brings his people an amazing gift: a chocolate tree. But there is just one problem. Kukulk??n's brother, Night Jaguar, doesn't want regular people to have chocolate.

He thinks only gods should eat the tempting treat. The True History of Chocolate. Authors: Sophie D. Coe & Michael D. Coe () This book takes us back to the origins of cacao and how it.

The Jaguar and the Cacao Tree is a magical tale that weaves together history, science, ecology, adventure, friendship and rivalry into a compelling read that is hard to put down. year old Max Hammond is heading off to Guatemala so that his scientist parents can study and report on stingless bees who may just have the answer to the puzzling problem of bee colonies dying off /5.

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The botanical name for the tree that chocolate comes from is Theobroma Cacao. The word cacao comes from the Olmec people who inhabited what is now Mexico, and it is believed to be the closest pronunciation to the original name of the plant.

History shows that chocolate then changed hands from the Olmec to the Mayans to the Spanish. The Chocolate Tree – A Natural History of Cacao, by YoungAllen M.

xvi+ pp. University Press of Florida (). $ (Paperback). ISBN 0 9. - Volume Issue 6 - GEORGE ARGENT. Theobroma cacao, also called the cacao tree and the cocoa tree, is a small (4–8 m (13–26 ft) tall) evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae, native to the deep tropical regions of seeds, cocoa beans, are used to make chocolate liquor, cocoa solids, cocoa butter and : Tracheophytes.

Cacao, a tree whose seeds people use to make chocolate, has long been a way for people to understand the world. For pre- Columbian Mesoamericans, cacao linked people to each other, the plants, animals and places around them, and to the divine, the environment seen and unseen.

The cacao tree is a small tree originally in tropical South is small, and only grows to 4 to 8 meters in height. Its seeds are called cocoa and are used to produce cocoa butter, the chocolate drink, as well as ys the trees are grown in plantations in many tropical countries.

Cultivation. Cacao is planted on over square kilometres worldwide Class: Magnoliopsida. Cacao, (Theobroma cacao), also called cocoa, tropical evergreen tree (family Malvaceae) grown for its edible seeds, whose scientific name means “food of the gods” in Greek.

Native to lowland rainforests of the Amazon and Orinoco river basins, cacao is grown commercially in the New World tropics as well as western Africa and tropical Asia. An example of a cauliflorous plant is cacao, Theobroma cacao, the source of chocolate.

The “pods” produced on its trunk and branches can grow to be almost as large as footballs. Each pod contains 30 to 40 beans that, when dried, ground, and mixed with sugar and other ingredients, make one of the world’s most delicious treats.

The Jaguar and the Cacao Tree is Book One of the "Max and the Code of Harvests" series. Features: Includes 32 chapter illustrations and an appreciation by Dr. Allen Young, curator emeritus at the Milwaukee Public Museum and author of "The Chocolate Tree."Author: Birgitte Rasine.

The Chocolate Tree: A Natural History of Cacao by Allen M. Young. The Chocolate Tree chronicles the natural and cultural history of Theobroma cacao and explores its ecological niche. Tracing cacao's journey out of the rain forest, into pre-Columbian gardens, and then onto plantations adjacent to rain forests, Young describes the production of this essential crop, the environmental price of Europeanized.

During this 3 hour experience, you will learn the entire process of tree-to-bar chocolate making, with plenty of tasting along the way. The history, biology, and culture of cacao past and present unfolds as you learn how we cultivate the trees, develop flavor, and.

The cocoa bean or simply cocoa (/ ˈ k oʊ. k oʊ /), which is also called the cacao bean or cacao (/ k ə ˈ k aʊ /), is the dried and fully fermented seed of Theobroma cacao, from which cocoa solids (a mixture of nonfat substances) and cocoa butter (the fat) can be extracted.

Cocoa beans are the basis of chocolate, and Mesoamerican foods including tejate, an indigenous Mexican drink that. The problem tree analysis indicated that low cocoa incomes were due to low cocoa yields which were in turn caused by high incidence of pest and diseases such.

A Natural History of Cacao. Author: Allen M. Young; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» "Young's readers will thank him for making life a bit more pleasant, both by improving the production of chocolate and by providing such entertaining reading."--"The Sciences" "Informative, valuable, and original."--"Quarterly.

Tales From The Cacao Tree is the latest installment in the Minds Eye Series, a series of anthologies containing poetry and short stories inspired by, and accompanied by, photographs.

This fourth book in the series, as you may gather from the title and the delectable cover, is all about chocolate.5/5. Bohol Cacao and Chocolate Start your Boholchocolate journey in our Chocolate House. Guests will know the basic of chocolate making, history of cacao in Bohol and the whole Philippines, inspiring story of Dalareich, and an introductory lecture on the bean to –liquor(Tablea) to single origin chocolate!.

Thanks to her exhaustive book The New Taste Of Chocolate, we have the chance to know everything on the history of cacao, its varieties, how it grows, is harvested, gets processed and finally turns into chocolate. Moreover, a lot of information is shared on the peculiarities of the Cacao Tree itself.

No wonder: It turns out that cacao flowers are pollinated by midges "not much bigger than tiny specks of airborne dust," biologist Allen Young wrote in his book, The Chocolate Tree. Cacao Author: Francie Diep. A. Chocolate is made from cacao beans, which come from 8- to inch pods that grow on the tropical Theobromo cacao tree.

The beans are fermented, dried, roasted and ground into a paste. Mayans. The Chocolate Tree chronicles the natural and cultural history of Theobroma cacao and explores its ecological niche.

Tracing cacao's journey out of the rain forest, into pre-Columbian gardens, and then onto plantations adjacent to rain forests, Young describes the production of this essential crop, the environmental price of Europeanized.

Cacao trees typically do not begin to bear fruit until they are 6 - 8 years of age. Cacao trees are generally harvested biannually. One cacao tree can produce over 6, flowers in a year. We may be a little biased here at Santa Barbara Chocolate but.

Theobroma cacao is an evergreen Tree growing to 8 m (26ft) by 8 m (26ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 10 and is frost tender. The flowers are pollinated by Thrips, Midges, Ants, Aphids. The plant is not self-fertile. Suitable for: medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil.

Suitable pH: acid and neutral soils and can grow in very acid soils. Cacao beans originate from the seedpods found on the tropical tree, Theobroma cacao L., which is native to South and Central America; the tree translates to “food of the gods” [9, 13, 14].

Grown and harvested for their seedpods, this tree's cacao beans are used to produce chocolate and other cocoa products [13, 16]. The cacao fruit is transformed into one of the world’s most beloved sweets. The mighty cacao tree grows naturally at 20 degrees above and below the equator.

For centuries, cacao has had spiritual importance to many indigenous groups in Latin America and the Caribbean, making chocolate tours not only delicious, but also educational.The Malagos Book of Chocolate also features the history and versatility of Philippine couverture chocolate including recipes contributed by chefs ranging from Romy Dorotan, Myrna Segismundo, and Claude Tayag, to Jordy Navarra, Josh Boutwood, JP ."The Chocolate Tree" chronicles the natural and cultural history of Theobroma cacao and explores its ecological niche.

Tracing cacao's journey out of the rain forest, into pre-Columbian gardens, and then onto plantations adjacent to rain forests, Young describes the production of this essential crop, the environmental price of Europeanized.

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