Chocolate really grows on trees

You knew that right? Did you also know it’s made from a fruit? The cacao pod has to be one of the most gorgeous things on earth. It’s seeds, lovingly referred to as beans, taste amazing once fermented, dried roasted and ground to a smooth liquid.

The passion and skill that goes into the whole process: solid > liquid > solid > you is captivating – The people who do it are an amazing blend of artist, scientist, mechanic, nature loving and foodie. Go meet your local chocolate maker and fall in love with real chocolate.

Cacao trees grown fruit (known as pods) and their seeds make chocolate!