Few people will think of chocolate when they hear Theobroma Cacao. Yet, this is the tree that produces seeds for the production of one of the most popular flavours in the world: chocolate. The cocoa tree grows within 20° south and 20° north of the equator. So what are the most important cocoa producing countries?
Africa is the second largest continent in the world stretching from the Mediterranean Sea in the north to Cape Town in the south. It covers around 20 percent of the total land area of the world. The continent gave birth to the human race (Homo Sapiens) approximately 200,000 years ago. And although the total population of Africa now exceeds one billion people, this fascinating continent is also home of some of the largest national parks in the world.