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Cacao and the Origins of Chocolate

Cocao and the Origins of Chocolate

Class: Cacao and the Origins of Chocolate. Photo courtesy of Raaka Chocolate.

Explore the history of chocolate from its origins in the Amazon to its rise and spread throughout the world as a delicious delicacy. Learn how cacao is grown, processed, and manufactured and the nutritional components of cacao and their effects on human health. Sample a variety of unique single-origin chocolates in an edible lab session and visit BBG’s Conservatory to learn about cacao from the perspective of a botanist.
Dates:December 9, 2018 Check for other dates
Meets:Su from 10:00 AM to 12 N
Location:Administration Building Classroom 125
Instructor:Adam Negrin
Member Fee:$ 38.00
Nonmember Fee:$ 42.00
Materials Charge:$ 7.00
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