Theobroma cacao

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Noun1.Theobroma cacao - tropical American tree producing cacao beansTheobroma cacao - tropical American tree producing cacao beans
cacao bean, cocoa bean - seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate
genus Theobroma, Theobroma - cacao plants
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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Theobroma cacao L.: a genetic linkage map and quantitative trait loci analysis.
yoco (3-4%) respectively; and even cocoa, made from Theobroma cacao (less than 0.5%).
Chocolate is produced from the beans of the tropical cacao tree, Theobroma cacao. There are three major fungal diseases that can make cacao beans inedible or unusable.
Cocoa, referred to as the Food of Gods as far back as 1662 by Dr Joseph Bachot and formally classified as such (Theobroma cacao) by Linnaeus in 1753, has successfully conquered all countries and continents of the world in just 500 years since its discovery in the ancient civilisation of the Mayas and Aztecs in South America.
Extracts of the Theobroma cacao nuts, useful in the cocoa industry, especially the bitter African Cola nitida seed pods, also contain caffeine.
After a prolonged period of obscurity, Paria experienced a second era of prosperity, from cacao (Theobroma cacao), the "food of the gods." Cacao seemed to offer abundance: The tree can grow to a height of forty feet and live for over a hundred years.
Request TOC of this Report- Cacao is a dried and fully fermented seed of Theobroma Cacao, the plant from which chocolate is made.
Puentespina added HCP unites cacao farmers, chocolate makers, chocolate industry professionals and chocolate enthusiasts from around the world to save the fast-diminishing Theobroma cacao trees, which produce the most high-quality and flavorful chocolate, and the communities that continue to grow them.