Cacao analysis dates the dawn of domesticated chocolate trees to 3,600 years ago — The Archaeology News Network

Researchers analyzing the genomes of cultivated cacao trees have traced their origin to a “single domestication event” some 3,600 years ago. The discovery opens a new front in a long-running argument regarding when and where humans started growing the source of chocolate. Credit: Chocolate.org”This evidence increases our understanding of how humans moved and established in…

via Cacao analysis dates the dawn of domesticated chocolate trees to 3,600 years ago — The Archaeology News Network

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