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It has long been known that cacao was important to the ancient Mayans who used it to make beverages and perform rituals, but new evidence shows that these people added cacao to flavor their food as far back as 2,500 years ago.
New cacao types with unique flavors that are distinctly Peruvian have been identified by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. These new flavors could one day be marketed like wine, by geographical provenance.
Scientists say that as climate change increases, the worldâ€™s chocolate supply could start to run low.
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