From Cacao Beans To Chocolate
By: Cele Jensen
Where Chocolate Comes From
Chocolate started as a bean from a cacao tree.Cacao beans come from tropical places. The pods beans grow for many months.
How Chocolate Is Made
Split the pod so you get the beans. Then dry the beans in the sunlight for a few days. Next roast the beans to get flavor and color. Then remove the shells. Then the trains take the beans to the factory. Next they smash the beans. Then they mix milk and sugar in the chocolate. Then they pour the chocolate into containers called molds. Finally the trucks take the chocolate to stores to sell.
Fun Facts About Chocolate
Hershey is a brand that uses chocolate. Fruit pods can be as big as a pineapple. In a pod there is twenty to fifty beans in a pod.