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History of chocolate

The history of chocolate can be traced to the ancient Mayans, and even earlier to the ancient Olmecs of southern Mexico. The word chocolate may conjure up images of sweet candy bars and luscious truffles, but the chocolate of today is little like the chocolate of the past. Throughout much of history, chocolate was a revered but bitter beverage, not a sweet, edible treat. How Chocolate Is Made Chocolate is made from the fruit of cacao trees, which are native to Central and South America. The fruits are calle

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History of chocolate