The Journey of a... series looks at how common products end up in our homes, starting with the raw materials and ending with the finished product. This title looks at the journey of a bar of chocolate, examining how and where the cocoa beans are grown, how they are harvested, how they are turned into chocolate, and how the chocolate is packaged, transported and distributed to shops, and eventually eaten!
Table of Contents
Who likes chocolate? 4 Where cocoa beans grow 6 Pods filled with beans 8 Harvesting the pods 10 Dried in the sun 12 Transporting the beans 14 Roasting the beans 16 Removing the shells 18 Blocks of pure cocoa 20 Becoming milk chocolate 22 Bars of chocolate 24 Into the shops 26 Chocolate – a special treat! 28 Glossary 30 More information 31 Index 32