How we make stuff

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Does chocolate grow on trees?

In a way, it does! Chocolate is made from the seeds of a small tree that grows in warm, humid, tropical countries: the cocoa tree. The fruit, called cocoa pods, hold the precious seeds that can be turned into chocolate.

Based on the original book ‘How We Make Stuff’ by Christiane Dorion, Templar Publishing, 2012.
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