Cocoa Beans RM
Adalberto Ríos Szalay/© Adalberto Ríos Szalay
Today we love chocolate for its delicious indulgent taste, but for the ancient Maya, the cacao pods from which chocolate is derived weren’t just the origin of a sweet treat; they were sacred objects and an important cultural symbol too. Learn why (and, of course, taste chocolate!) on a cacao excursion. You’ll see how cacao beans are turned by hand into a delectable treat, giving you newfound admiration for the chocolate bars you blithely buy at home.