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A cocoa pod in a farmer’s hand | by Nestlé
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A cocoa pod in a farmer’s hand

Cocoa, which is the main ingredient in chocolate, comes from cocoa beans. These beans grow in a cocoa pod on a cocoa tree (biological name Theobroma Cacao L, so called by the Swedish botanist Linnaeus back in the 17th century. Theobroma means “Food of the Gods”).

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Taken on August 10, 2009