Theobroma Cacao Food of the Gods

"In 1753 Carl von Linneaeus, the Sweidish scientist, thought that chocolate was so important that he named the genus and species of the chocolate tree himself. He named this tree Theobroma Cacao, which literally means: cacao, the food of the gods. Just what the indigenous Native Americans called it." Naked Chocolate, David Wolfe

Theobroma Cacao Leaves David Wolfe Noniland

Theobroma Cacao, Chocolate, Cocoa Trees

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Posted: Friday, July 9, 2010 02:15:00 AM
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Synopsis: "In 1753 Carl von Linneaeus, the Sweidish scientist, thought that chocolate was so important that he named the genus and species of the chocolate tree himself. He named this tree Theobroma Cacao, which literally means: cacao, the food of the gods. Just what the indigenous Native Americans called it." Naked Chocolate, David Wolfe