Fall Festival of Chocolate

Master Chocolatier Tom Cinnamon at his North Vancouver shop (Phhoto by Glenn Baglo/The Vancouver Sun

Master chocolatier Tom Cinnamon at his North Vancouver shop
(Phhoto by Glenn Baglo/The Vancouver Sun)

Daily from October 15, 2014 to November 10, 2014
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The story of chocolate  
Level 3

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Nila Gopaul

Chocolate comes from the beans of a cacao* fruit tree.
The cacao bean is the seed of the fruit. (say: ka-kow)
Cacao trees can grow 15 metres high.
The trees grow in tropical rain forests.

A cacao fruit tree  (Photo – Public Domain)

A cacao fruit tree
(Photo – Public Domain)

Cacao beans (Photo – Public Domain)

Cacao beans
(Photo – Public Domain)

 

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