“Cocoa Tree is famous worldwide for its beans used in making chocolate.
It can grow up to 30 feet in height and its fruit is long, yellow when ripe and called a pod. The pod contains around 20 to 60 seeds that is the main ingredient of chocolate. The seed contains a significant amount of fat used as cocoa butter and its most noted active constituent is theobromine.
Its botanical name is Theobroma cacao derived from the Greek words theos, meaning “”god””, and broma, meaning “”food”” which translates to “”food of the gods””.
Many of the world’s flowers are pollinated by bees or butterflies but this trees flowers are pollinated by tiny flies”