A gift from the gods is more than a tasty snack!
Chocolate comes from the theobroma cacao tree. The Mayans consumed it as a beverage. Chocolate became a sacred elixir to the Mayans and the Aztecs. Archeologists discovered residues of chocolate in ancient jars that date back to 1100 BCE. They excavated the jars in Honduras.
Cacao trees grow in abundance throughout the Mayan territories…