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How chocolate is made | From Cacao Beans to Chocolate

Everybody loves a rich, deep, and satisfying bar of chocolate, but not everybody knows exactly what it takes to make it. The journey from cacao bean to chocolate bar is complex. It’s an art and a science to grow and then process cacao pods into the world’s finest chocolate. In this article we will take you through, step by step, the process of how the finest cacao beans make it into exceptional chocolate.   #1 The cacao tree The cacao tree is a small evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae, native to the deep tropical regions of Central and South America. On the trunk of the tree grow the cacao pods, which contain the beans. Rainforest Flavor cacao is grown only in Fair...

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