Who is the first European known to have encountered the cocoa plant from which chocolate is made?
The first person to separate cocoa solids from cocoa butter was an unknown employee at the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company in 1865, and it was a Swiss man called Daniel Peter who first brought milk chocolate to market in 1875. Milton Hershey adapted this formula for milk chocolate to create the first chocolate bar in 1900 and chocolate then became a product for the mass market.
cocoa gets made into drinkinking chocolate how thereis a pretty big method of which cocoa beans are mage into chocolate first you have to wash the beans second select the wealthy and healthy beans third roast the beans to bring out the flavour fourth you have to winnow the beans last you mash them into chocolate
Ganong Brothers For many years after its introduction to European cultures, chocolate was only a drink. In 1830, a British chocolate maker, Joseph Fry & Sons found a way to make a solid form that could be eaten. In 1847, the Fry chocolate factory began making the first chocolate bars. We could say that cocoa beans was first found by Christopher Colombus. Chocolate is yummy.
Europeans brought over chocolate from where it was most commonly grown in the Central and South American countries. At this time, cocoa was commonly made into bitter drinks, similar to hot chocolate. In Europe, cocoa was first turned into chocolate using a Dutch Cocoa Press. Sweetners like sugar, milk, and honey were added to make chocolate more appealing. Chocolate was soon commonly traded and used in things such as desserts.
Cocoa beans grow in the tropics on a small tree. The beans grow in pods abount the size of a deflated football. First the beans are removed from the pods and firmented for afew weeks. Then they are roasted not unlike coffee beans. After that they are ground into cocoa. To turn these beans into chocolate, a good portion of them are roasted and sent separated by a machine called a winnower. From there they…
The first European to see Cocoa beans was Christopher Columbus in the West Indies (if not one of his crewmen). The first European to see it consumed as a drink may have been Hernando Cortez in Mexico (if not one of his men). (Cocoa beans were known to the original Human settlers in the New World from prehistoric times, originally probably somewhere in the area of present day Peru.)
The people who made chocolate was the aztecs and chocolate comes from a cacao tree cacao or cocoa beans were used to make chocolate but at first the cacao bean had a bitter taste the cacao beans were made to taste better by being dried,cleaned,and also roasted the shell was removed to to produce cacao nibs they were ground to cocoa mass that is pure chocolate in rough form it was also called chocolate liquor…