Theobroma


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Noun1.Theobroma - cacao plantsTheobroma - cacao plants        
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Sterculiaceae, sterculia family, Sterculiaceae - a large family of plants of order Malvales
cacao, cacao tree, chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao - tropical American tree producing cacao beans
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Cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao L.) is a commercial crop of great economic importance in the world and is the source ofthe raw material for the manufacture of chocolate (THI et al., 2015, GUTIERREZ et al., 2011).
Cacao is a dried and fully fermented seed of Theobroma Cacao, the plant from which chocolate is made.
Summary: Cacao is a dried and fully fermented seed of Theobroma Cacao, the plant from which chocolate is made.
Revered by the Mayans who considered it to be of divine origin thus the tree's Latin name "Theobroma Cacao" translates to "Food for the Gods."
Together, chocolate industry professionals, chocolate makers, farmers, and chocolate enthusiasts from around the world are determined to save the quickly diminishing Theobroma cacao trees that produce the most high-quality, flavorful chocolate and identify the farmers who grow them.
Flavonoids from Theobroma cacao down-regulate inflammatory mediators.
Diversity of endophytic fungal community of cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) and biological control of Crinipellis perniciosa, causal agent of witches' broom disease.
It is infused with St Lucian Theobroma cocoa nibs, direct translation 'cacao, food of the gods.'.