Chocolate. The treat that makes life sweeter around the world carries a story of exotic places, long journeys and small family farms where the delicate crop grows.
As you peel back a chocolate wrapper or open a box, you’re uncovering the seed of a fruit that grows on tropical trees —and joining people around the world who have turned to this mysterious food for ritual and enjoyment for the past 4,000 years.
How do the fruit seeds in farmers’ hands become irresistible sweets in yours? Let’s explore the story of chocolate.