NAME : CACAO
GREEK NAME : Theobroma cocoa, meaning "divine food"
FAMILY : Sterculiacus
SEX : masculine
HEIGHT : 4 to 12 metres (cocoa palm)
OWNER’S SIGNATURE :The Maya civilisation/ The Toltecs/The Aztecs.
In turn, the Toltecs were defeated. By the nature of events they were subjugated and limited and they transmitted to the Aztecs a great number of their traditions, one of the most venerable being the development of the brown gold i.e the cultivation of cocoa. After a time the Aztecs made Chocolate their daily nutritional drink. This precious drink with aphrodisiac and therapeutic virtues was a mixture made up of grilled cocoa beans that were then mashed and mixed with water, then flavoured with spices.
ADDRESSES : Artisan Confectioners / Master Chocolate-makers.