Latest Cacao Stories

2009-02-03 10:45:00

Historians say the use of chocolate goes back some 1,000 years in what is now the United States.

2009-01-23 16:01:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- sweetriot is expressing their ongoing commitment to indie film makers by attending Sundance Film Festival for the 4th year in a row. This year sweetriot can be found rioting in Park City spreading cacao at various green events and film screenings.

2008-12-18 13:50:00

Scientists say that as climate change increases, the world’s chocolate supply could start to run low.

2007-11-13 00:00:00

Residents of Central America were enjoying chocolate drinks more than 3,000 years ago, a half millennium earlier than previously thought, new research shows.

2005-09-19 12:49:01

DURBAN, South Africa (Reuters) - Ghana is leading efforts to use waste from cocoa farming to produce household products and drinks -- from fertilizer and soap to wine and brandy -- that will boost income for poor farmers.

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