Traces of chocolate found on 2,500-year-old plate
Published on August 9th, 2012 | by Admin0
Experts have long thought cacao beans and pods were mainly used in pre-Hispanic cultures as a beverage, made either by crushing the beans and mixing them with liquids or fermenting the pulp that surrounds the beans in the pod. Such a drink was believed to have been reserved for the elite.
Story: The Telegraph | Photo: Alamy