Do cocoa beans grow in Cuba?

Answer The first cocoa plantations in Cuba were started by France in the 1650s in the Guantanamo region. As of 2010, this region in southwest Cuba is the same area where the majority of cocoa farming stil... Read More »

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What climate do cocoa beans grow in?

The ideal climate for growing cocoa beans is a tropical climate that is hot and humid, with temperatures that never drop below 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Much of the world's cocoa comes from Central Am... Read More »

Where do cocoa beans come from?

Cocao beans are the seeds of the Theobroma cacao or cocoa tree, which is an evergreen tree that grows in the tropic region of the Americas. It grows primarily in the low foothills of the Andes Moun... Read More »

How to Buy Cocoa Beans?

Cocoa beans are produced in pods on the cocoa tree. The pods range in color from red to yellow to green and are shaped like footballs. Cocoa pods take five to six months to ripen enough for harvest... Read More »

How are cocoa beans harvested?

Growers in countries such as Brazil and Ghana produce cocoa beans, more correctly called cacao beans. Once harvested, these beans form the basis for cocoa powder, cocoa butter and chocolate.OriginC... Read More »