The treat that now lies quietly in its wrapper carries a story of exotic places, long journeys and small families that raise delicate tropical fruit trees. As you peel back the wrapper, you’re uncovering the cacao tree’s seed—and joining people the world over who have turned to this mysterious food for ritual, medicine and sheer pleasure for the past 4,000 years.
How do the beans in chocolate farmers’ hands become decadent sweets in yours? Let’s explore how chocolate is made…the story of chocolate.
Where is it from?
Learn about the trees, fruit, farms and factories that bring us chocolate.
What is it?
Discover ingredients, types and chocolate’s role in health.
Who depends on it?
Today 40 to 50 million people depend on cocoa for their livelihoods.
Enjoying chocolate is all about discovering what you like best.
Did you know?
Chocolate is made from seeds of a fruit that grows on trees in tropical forests?