Tagged: South America

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chocolate in Ecuador

It was believed that humans first began consuming cacao in Mesoamerica approximately 3,500 years ago. But a recent discovery made in burial grounds in the South Ecuadorian region known as Mayo-Chinchipe has uncovered pottery dating...

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growing cacao in Peru

As much as we enjoyed the Chocolate Salon in Lima, Peru, our journey of chocolate discovery was not to end there. We had been booked on a flight to take us to Tingo Maria, located...