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.

Posted by David Fahey on November 13, 2007 at 06:43 PM in Chocolate, Honduras | Permalink

Coffee smuggling and Honduras

Gustavo Palencia reports, for Reuters, on Honduras's problem with smuggled coffee. Link here.

Posted by Jon on May 20, 2006 at 01:00 PM in Coffee, Honduras | Permalink