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The Northern Amazon

Varieties of Theobroma

Image from  Izabal Agro Forest . Three kinds of Theobroma. T. grandiflorum (Cupuacu), T. bicolor, and T. cacao (Chocolate).

Image from Izabal Agro Forest. Three kinds of Theobroma. T. grandiflorum (Cupuacu), T. bicolor, and T. cacao (Chocolate).

Varieties of Cacao

Image from  Chocolate Fiji . 1) Trinitario Amelonado 2) Forastero Amelonado 3) Trinitario Angoleta 4) Trinitario Cundeamor.

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.

Image from Maranon Cacao. Image of Nacional Cacao Pod and Seeds, with 40% white seeds.

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Southern Ecuador

Santa Ana-La Florida, in Ecuador.

Santa Ana-La Florida, in Ecuador.

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Mesoamerica (Pre Conquest)

Colossal Head. Olmecs. Circa 1800 -1500 BCE

Colossal Head. Olmecs. Circa 1800 -1500 BCE

Teotihuacan. Circa 450 CE.

Teotihuacan. Circa 450 CE.

Metate (Meh-Tah-Tay)

Metate (Meh-Tah-Tay)

Maya Woman pouring chocolate. The Princeton Vase. Circa 7 - 8th Century AD

Maya Woman pouring chocolate. The Princeton Vase. Circa 7 - 8th Century AD

Aztec sculpture holding cacao pod. c. 14-15th Century.

Aztec sculpture holding cacao pod. c. 14-15th Century.

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Mesoamerica Post Conquest

Chocolate making in New Spain.

Chocolate making in New Spain.

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Europe

Louis the Great 17th-18th C

Louis the Great 17th-18th C

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Chocolate Cup Holder

Chocolate Cup Holder

Silver Chocolate Pot

Silver Chocolate Pot

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Asia

Paoay Church in Ilocos Norte in Northern Philippines. Completed in 1710, but parishes existed in the area since late 16th Century.

Paoay Church in Ilocos Norte in Northern Philippines. Completed in 1710, but parishes existed in the area since late 16th Century.

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Holland

The Cocoa Press

Coenraad Johannes van Houten

Coenraad Johannes van Houten

Coenraad Johannes van Houten's Cocoa Press. 1828.

Coenraad Johannes van Houten's Cocoa Press. 1828.

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England, Switzerland

Eating Chocolate

England

c. 1935. Prince George, Duke of Kent, being offered chocolate in Bristol, as Cecil Fry (great-great grandson of Joseph Fry) looks on.

c. 1935. Prince George, Duke of Kent, being offered chocolate in Bristol, as Cecil Fry (great-great grandson of Joseph Fry) looks on.

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Switzerland

Rudolf Lindt

Rudolf Lindt

Longitudinal Conche Developed by Rudolf Lindt.

Longitudinal Conche Developed by Rudolf Lindt.

Henri Nestle

Henri Nestle

Daniel Peter

Daniel Peter

First Milk Chocolate Bar

First Milk Chocolate Bar

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Industrialized Chocolate

Traditional chocolate making in Italy in the 1800's.

Traditional chocolate making in Italy in the 1800's.

Melangeur

Melangeur

Milton Hershey

Milton Hershey

Hershey Town in Pennsylvania, USA. Founded 1894.  http://www.hersheypa.com/about-hershey/history/index.php

Hershey Town in Pennsylvania, USA. Founded 1894.

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Mars, Present. Franklin Clarence Mars, Mars Candy Factory Est. 1911   Franklin Clarence Mars

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.

Est. 1780 By James Baker after sold to him by John Hannon's wife.

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Fine Chocolate

Established 1884

Established 1884

Estabished 1922

Estabished 1922

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.

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.

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Bean To Bar Craft Chocolate

Mast Brothers

Mast Brothers

Wellington Chocolate Factory

Wellington Chocolate Factory

Claudio Corallo in Sao Tome

Claudio Corallo in Sao Tome

The Grenada Chocolate Company

The Grenada Chocolate Company