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Development History And Growth Environment Of Cocoa Bean

Wuxi Huadong Cocoa Food Co., Ltd | Updated: Sep 19, 2017

      Maya smashed the cocoa beans into pulp and made chocolate drinks with bitterness and bubbles, and had hot and cold two ways to eat. This chocolate-flavored drink often adds chili peppers or peppers to a special taste. The price of chocolate at that time was not cheap in the Maya, so it was usually only for wealthy families or royalty. The Aztec kingdom sprang up in Mexico after the Spanish invasion of 1200 to 1521. The Aztec have played an important role in the development of cocoa in the new world.Cocoa Bean

     The value of cacao beans was extremely high in the Aztec dynasty, even when they were used as coins. The King of Aztec will also store a large amount of cocoa beans in the treasure cave. The Aztec are also like Maya, adding different seasonings to the chuck to add flavor.Cocoa Bean

     Chocolate is made from cocoa beans from Central and South America. In 16th century, Spain's famed explorer Hernando Cortez first brought cocoa beans to Europe and was immediately welcomed by the Spaniards. By the 17th century, when only 14 of the Spanish princess and French King 14 text regularly, the Spanish chocolate into the court in Paris. Since then, France, Belgium and Switzerland have become the leading kingdoms of chocolate production. Today, chocolate has been welcomed all over the world.Cocoa Bean

     The origin of the beans is mainly distributed in the equatorial south, latitude about 20 degrees north of the region. Because of the hot climate, rainy environment, is the most suitable for the growth of cocoa beans. Cacao trees need an annual average temperature of 18-28 ℃ between, need high humidity, annual precipitation of not less than 1000 mm, elevation between 30-300 meters. A thick loam or light clay, especially a volcanic soil, and a soil formed from the destruction of granite, diorite, shale, and gneiss, which is rich in potash.Cocoa Bean

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