Cacao consumed as a frothy alcoholic drink, ca. 1000 BC
Archaeologists say that cacao (the basis for chocolate) originally was consumed in Mesoamerica as a frothy fermented drink, perhaps 5% alcohol, as early as 1000 BC; pottery of that age with traces of cacao have been found in Hondoras. For more, see here.
Coffee smuggling and Honduras
Gustavo Palencia reports, for Reuters, on Honduras's problem with smuggled coffee. Link here.