The cacao tree is not cultivated, but grows wild in great abundance.
The principal agricultural products are coffee, cacau (cacao), sugar, Indian corn and beans.
The surrounding country is fertile and grows cacao, indigo, oranges, sugar-cane, corn and rice.
It is situated near the Guanajibo river, in a fertile agricultural region which produces sugar, coffee, fruit, cacao and tobacco.
Cacao, tobacco, cotton, rice and indigo are grown in the neighbouring country, and the town has a considerable trade in these and other commodities; it also manufactures sugar, fans and woven fabrics.
The plain and the neighbouring valleys produce cacao, tobacco, rice and sugar-cane.
Cattle, swine and goats are raised, and the state produces coffee, sugar, cacao, beans, cereals and cheese.
Cacau (Theobroma cacao) is an indigenous product and is extensively cultivated on the Caribbean slopes.
Among its exports are sugar, coffee, cacao, tobacco and fruit.
above sea-level, has a temperate, healthy climate with a mean annual temperature of 78° F., and is surrounded by a highly productive country from which are exported coffee, sugar, cacao and rum.
The soil in its vicinity is rich, producing rice, Indian corn, sugar, pepper, cacao, cotton, abaca, tobacco and copra.
The manufacturing industries of Peru are confined chiefly to the treatment of agricultural and mineral products - the manufacture of sugar and rum from sugar cane, textiles from cotton and wool, wine and spirits from grapes, cigars and cigarettes from tobacco, chocolate from cacao, kerosene and benzine from crude petroleum, cocaine from coca, and refined metals from their ores.
Among economic plants should be mentioned the coffee, cacao, citron, cinnamon, cocoanut and rubber tree.
" Tunas " or cactus fruit, red peppers, " zapotes " (the fruit of various trees), " arrayan " (Myrtus arayan), " ciruelas " or Mexican plums (Spondias), guavas, " huamuchil " (Pithecolobium dulce), tamarinds, aguacates (Persea gratissima), bananas, plantains, pineapples, grapes, oranges, lemons, limes, granadillas, chirimoyas, mammees (Mammea americana), coco-nuts, cacao, mangoes, olives, gourds and melons, are among the fruits of the country, and rice, wheat, Indian corn, beans, yams, sweet potatoes, onions and " tomatoes " (Physalis) are among its better-known food products.
In these regions, sugar, tobacco, indigo, cacao, rice, sweet potatoes, alfalfa, beans and cassava are produced, and Indian corn yields two and three crops a year.
Agriculture.-The agricultural industries on which the export trade depends are almost wholly restricted to the western lowlands, and include cacao, coffee, cotton, sugar, tobacco, rice, yucca and sweet potatoes.
The Guayas basin and the district about Machala are celebrated for their cacao, and produce about one-third of the world's supply.
The principal exports are cacao, rubber, coffee, tobacco, hides, cotton, Panama hats, cinchona bark and ivory nuts, the value of all exports for the year 1905 being 14,148,877 sucres, in a total of 18,565,668 sucres for the whole republic. In 1908 the exports were: cacao, about 64,000,000 lb, valued at $6,400,000; hides, valued at $135,000; rubber, valued at $235,000; coffee, valued at $273,000; and vegetable ivory, valued at $102,000.
The friars promoted the social and economic advancement of the islands, cultivated the native taste for music, introduced improvements in agriculture and imported Indian corn and cacao from America.
There is a considerable coasting trade, sugar, brought by a tramway from neighbouring towns, is shipped from here, and the cultivation of sugar-cane is an important industry; Indian corn, tobacco, hemp, cotton and cacao are also grown.
Other products of the western districts are sugar, rum, cacao, rice, cotton, coffee and indigo.
The principal markets for Santa Cruz products are in the Bolivian cities of the Andes where sugar, rum, cacao and coffee find a ready sale.
They have sequenced the cacao tree, the mosquito, coral, the Tasmanian devil, the bald eagle, the leafcutter ant, a germ that attacks wheat plants, and the extinct woolly mammoth.
Yams and sweet-potatoes, yuccas, malangas, cacao, rice - which is one of the most important foods of the people, but which is not yet widely cultivated on a profitable basis - and Indian corn, which grows everywhere and yields two crops yearly, may be mentioned also.
The principal products are rubber, cacao and nuts; cattle are raised on the elevated plains of the north, while curing fish and collecting turtle eggs for their oil give occupation to many people on the rivers.
The inhabitants grow hemp, Indian corn, coffee, sibucao, cacao, cocoanuts (for copra) and sugar, weave rough fabrics and manufacture tuba (a kind of wine used as a stimulant), clay pots and jars, salt and soap. There is some fishing here.
With cheap transport to the coast the production of coffee and cacao must largely increase.
The Mexicans understood digging channels for irrigation, especially for the cultivation of the cacahuatl, from which they taught the Europeans to prepare the beverage chocollatl; these native names passed into English as the words cacao, or coco and chocolate.
In the agricultural regions sugar, cotton, tobacco, cacao, coffee, mandioca and tropical fruits are produced.
Among the exports are coffee, cacao, dyewoods, hides, skins, and copper ores.
Tobacco of a fair quality is produced in the warm regions of the east, including the yungas valleys of La Paz and Cochabamba; cacao of a superior grade is grown in the department of Beni, where large orchards were planted at the missions, and also in the warm Andean valleys of La Paz and Cochabamba; and coffee of the best flavour is grown in some of the warmer districts of the eastern Andes.
Coco-nuts, cacao, bananas, mangoes and other tropical fruits are produced in profusion, but the production of foodstuffs (beans, Indian corn, mandioca, &c.) is not sufficient for local consumption.
The cultivated trees and plants of importance are, besides rubber, the manioc or cassada, the orange tree, lime, cacao, coffee, pineapple (which now runs wild over the whole of Liberia), sour sop, ginger, papaw, alligator apple, avocado pear, okro, cotton (Gossypium peruvianum - the kidney cotton), indigo, sweet potato, capsicum (chillie), bread-fruit, arrowroot (Maranta), banana, yam, "coco"-yam (Colocasia antiquorum, var.
Other economic plants and fruits having a wide distribution are tobacco, maize, rice, beans, sweet potatoes, bananas, cacao (Theobroma cacao), mandioca or cassava (Manihot utilitissima), aipim or sweet mandioca (M.
Balayan has a healthful climate, and is in the midst of a fertile district (with a volcanic soil), which produces rice, cane-sugar, cacao, coffee, pepper, cotton, Indian corn, fruit (oranges, bananas, mangoes, &c.) and native dyes.
Among the more common fruit-trees, some of which are exotics, may be mentioned cacao (Theobroma), orange, lemon, lime, pine-apple, banana, guava (Psidium), breadfruit (Artocarpus), cashew (A nacardium), alligator pear (Pers ea), with the apple, peach, pear, and other fruits of the temperate zone on the elevated plateaus.
The tropical productions of the lower plains include, among others, many of the leading products of the world, such as cacao, cotton, sugar, rice, tobacco, and bananas, with others destined wholly for home consumption, as yams, cassava and arracacha.
Athough it is found growing wild, cacao is cultivated to a limited extent, and the product is insufficient for home consumption.
side of Lake Maracaibo and the Gulf of Venezuela, which exports large quantities of goat-skins, an excellent quality of tobacco, and some coffee, cacao, castor beans, timber and dyewoods.
Danao has a comparatively cool and healthy climate, is the centre of a rich agricultural region producing rice, Indian corn, sugar, copra and cacao, and coal is mined in the vicinity.
Agriculture is the principal occupation of the people; the chief products are Indian corn, wheat, coffee, sugar, rubber, cotton, cacao, tobacco, indigo and a great variety of tropical fruits.
There is little agriculture, though the soil is rich and fertile; bananas (occupying about one-half the area under cultivation and grown especially in the north-west), coffee (also grown especially on the Costa Rican border in Chiriqui province), cacao (growing wild in Bocas del Toro province), tobacco, and cereals are the largest crops.
above the sea, with various manufactories, gold, silver and copper mines, and mineral springs and baths near the city; Las Tablas (pop. about 6500) and Pese (pop. about 5600) in Los Santos province; Penomene (pop. about 3000), on the river of that name in Cocle province (of which it is the capital), with a trade in straw hats, tobacco, cacao, coffee, cotton, rubber, cedar and cattle; and in the Canal Zone Gorgona (3000) and Obispo (2500), each with an American colony.
Its people are agriculturists and raise Indian corn, sibucao, hemp, cacao and coffee.
Large quantities of a superior quality of cacao are produced in the vicinity, and rice and Indian corn are other important products.
The high specific gravity, 0.970, is owned by castor oil and cacao butter, and the highest specific gravity observed hitherto, o-975, by Japan wax and myrtle wax.
ant swarm on the Cacao trial on 22 May.
The picture on the left is the conventional way for drying cacao beans using the sun.
brandy 3cl double cream Pour the brown crÃ¨me de cacao into a liqueur glass.
cacao 2cl double cream Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice.
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cacao production worldwide.
cacao plantation where stops were made for a number of species.
Chocolate is made from the seeds of the tree Theobroma cacao.
The hazelnut is a clear chocolate martini based on vodka with crÃ¨me de cacao and Frangelico, the hazelnut liqueur.
The cacao tree was named by the 17th century Swedish naturalist, Linnaeus.
pod rot of cacao caused by Moniliophthora (Monilia) roreri.
Though the adjacent country is fertile, its prosperity has greatly declined, and the exports of coffee, sugar, cacao and forest products are much less important than formerly.
above sea-level, has a temperate, healthy climate with a mean annual temperature of 78Ã‚° F., and is surrounded by a highly productive country from which are exported coffee, sugar, cacao and rum.
The alluvial valley of the Guayas, above Guayaquil, is celebrated for the richness of its vegetation, which, in fruit alone, includes cacao, coffee, coco-nuts, pine-apples, oranges, lemons, guayavas (Psidium pomiferum), guavas (Inga spectabilis), shaddocks (or grape-fruit), pomegranates, apricots, chirimoyas (Anooa Chirimolia), granadillas (Passiflora quadrangularis), paltas (Persea gratissima, otherwise known as " alligator pears "), tunas (Cactus), mangoes (Man,gifera Indica), pacays (Prosopis dulcis), aji (Chile pepper), and many others of less importance.
Although there are many variations on this popular cocktail, most include vodka, creme de cacao and chocolate liqueur.
A classic version includes the following proportions: two parts vodka to one part each of a chocolate liqueur and creme de cacao.
Substitute the cinnamon schnapps for crème de cacao, and add a couple of tablespoons of chocolate syrup for a Mocha Frappaccino Cocktail.
Cocoa butter (theobroma oil / theobroma cacao) is a pure edible vegetable fat that comes from the cacao bean.
Pour ingredients into a specialty glass so they keep in layers: brandy, creme de cacao, and half and half.
Emperor Montezuma, ruler of the Aztec people, enjoyed a drink made of cacao beans, vanilla, and honey, all native ingredients.
The Mexican cacao tree and vanilla orchid were both native plants in the area.
There are a multitude of benefits of raw cacao.
Raw cacao beans are actually the fruit seed of a Central American tree.
In its raw form, cacao contains the highest concentration of nutrients.
Below are just a few examples of the benefits of raw cacao beans.
Unlike the chocolate you'd buy in the baking aisle of your grocery store, raw cacao naturally contains no sugar.
Dark chocolate has been regaled for its antioxidant content, but raw cacao contains even more health benefits.
The scientific community has yet to tack on an official reason as to why, but many people believe it is because chocolate, or rather the cacao from which it comes, naturally contains magnesium, which women may need during their cycles.
Most people now know that salmon and olive oil contain a healthy dose of "good fats," but did you know that cacao is another great way to get heart-healthy fats into your diet?
The cacao seed has a variety of uses and is sold in many different ways.
Cacao paste is also known as liquor and is basically raw chocolate.
Raw cacao products can be purchased at a variety of organic and natural-foods retailers and some larger stores as well.
Cacao nibs come from cacao beans, the base of all chocolate creations.
Each cacao pod contains a few dozen fatty cacao seeds, which are extracted, fermented, dried, and sometimes roasted.
Online: Specialty grocers and baking websites with online retail sections often sell cacao nibs, and so do large companies such as Amazon.
In Stores: Upscale markets, natural-foods stores, chocolate specialty stores and even some large supermarkets may carry cacao nibs.
If you're looking for a lot of cacao nibs, check to see if a store can offer you a deal on a bulk amount or if you can purchase directly from the store's supplier.
Organic vegan chocolate is a popular dessert choice because the cacao beans are sourced from a fair-trade farm collective.
Flavors include five fruits: Mango, Pineapple, Goldenberry, Mulberry, Superfood Mix, and five chocolates: Chocolate Covered Banana, Goji Berries, Mulberries, Espresso Beans and Cacao Nibs.
Raw dark chocolate, also known as raw cacao, is very rich in minerals, including magnesium.
Ulimana makes a variety of chocolates that contain only simple ingredients such as cacao, salt, vanilla, and a sweetener such as honey or agave nectar.
Once the cacao butter is completely liquefied, add the cocoa powder.
It begins with the pods from a cacao tree, which grows in shady spots in Africa, Asia, Central America and South America.
During the drying process, the cacao beans are stirred to ensure that they dry evenly.
Forasteros--Accounting for about 80% of the world's cacao production, these beans come from the Amazon.
Balducci's makes their own line of dark chocolate candy bars with high cacao content along with milk chocolate bars with nuts and crisps in them.
Excellent fruits are produced in its vicinity, and its exports include cacao, coffee, sugar, hides, tobacco and sundry products in small quantities.
Cacao is another montana product, although like coffee it is cultivated in the warm valleys of the sierra, but the export is small.
Other products are rice, corn, copra, cacao, sugar, cattle and horses.
Tea, oni the contrary, is prepared and packed on the estates; but there is a considerable amount of work still done in the Colombo stores in sorting, blending and repacking such teas as are sold at the local public sales; also in dealing with cacao, cardainoms, cinchona bark and the remnant still left of the coffee indiustry.
Its exports, which are large, include rice, coffee of excellent quality, cacao, sugar, Indian corn, horses and cattle.
There are exports of hides, cedar and fruit, and the adjacent district of Tabares produces cotton, tobacco, cacao, sugar cane, Indian corn, beans and coffee.
The surrounding country is fertile, producing sugar, Indian corn, and maguay in abundance; rice, cacao and fruits are also produced.
Mineral ores, tobacco and cigars, coffee, cacao, sugar and rum and cabinet-woods are the main articles of export.
the vegetation is distinctively tropical, including among its economic products cacao, cotton, sugar, tobacco, rice, maize, yucca (also known as cassava and mandioca), peanuts, bananas, sweet potatoes, yams, arracacha (Conium moschatum, H.
Its principal productions are coffee, sugar, and cacao, and - less important - cotton, tobacco,.
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