Image from Izabal Agro Forest. Three kinds of Theobroma. T. grandiflorum (Cupuacu), T. bicolor, and T. cacao (Chocolate).
Image from Chocolate Fiji. 1) Trinitario Amelonado 2) Forastero Amelonado 3) Trinitario Angoleta 4) Trinitario Cundeamor.
Image from Maranon Cacao. Image of Nacional Cacao Pod and Seeds, with 40% white seeds.
Santa Ana-La Florida, in Ecuador.
Colossal Head. Olmecs. Circa 1800 -1500 BCE
Teotihuacan. Circa 450 CE.
Maya Woman pouring chocolate. The Princeton Vase. Circa 7 - 8th Century AD
Aztec sculpture holding cacao pod. c. 14-15th Century.
Chocolate making in New Spain.
Louis the Great 17th-18th C
Chocolate Cup Holder
Silver Chocolate Pot
Paoay Church in Ilocos Norte in Northern Philippines. Completed in 1710, but parishes existed in the area since late 16th Century.
Coenraad Johannes van Houten
Coenraad Johannes van Houten's Cocoa Press. 1828.
c. 1935. Prince George, Duke of Kent, being offered chocolate in Bristol, as Cecil Fry (great-great grandson of Joseph Fry) looks on.
Longitudinal Conche Developed by Rudolf Lindt.
First Milk Chocolate Bar
Traditional chocolate making in Italy in the 1800's.
Hershey Town in Pennsylvania, USA. Founded 1894.
Mars, Present. Franklin Clarence Mars, Mars Candy Factory Est. 1911
Franklin Clarence Mars
Est. 1780 By James Baker after sold to him by John Hannon's wife.
Amedei, founded in 1990, as a reaction to the industrialization of chocolate began producing high quality artisan chocolate. Today, viewed as one of the most luxurious chocolate brands.
Wellington Chocolate Factory
Claudio Corallo in Sao Tome
The Grenada Chocolate Company
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