ripe juicy cacao pods

ImageDuring my  in the stay in the Philippines I saw many cacao trees in the Cagayan Valley which were bearing many cacao pods.  These are the same fruits that can be dried to make chocolate. I tasted the sweet white beans from a ripe cacao.  I wish I could eat cacao all year long.  Nevertheless, I am looking forward to returning to the Philippines, buying some land, and planting cacao trees for my enjoyment.!

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