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Author Frydenborg, Kay, author.

Title Chocolate : sweet science and dark secrets of the world's favorite treat / by Kay Frydenborg.

Publication Info. Boston, New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  338.7 FRYDENBORG    ---  Available
Description 252 pages : maps, photographs ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The world's most perfect food -- The cocoa woods: back to before -- Tree of myth and money -- Blood and chocolate -- Taming wild amazon chocolate -- Doing well by doing good: chocolate in the industrial age -- The dark side of chocolate -- Candy, food, or medicine? -- In search of wild chocolate: new science meets ancient trees -- The mother tree and the accidental chocolate makers -- White beans -- Chocolate rainforests -- How to eat chocolate -- Chocolate timeline.
Audience LEX 1330 NC
Summary This history of the beloved food explains how cacao also has been a currency, a royal drink, a means of diplomacy, a slave-produced commodity, and a boon to farmers.
Audience Ages 14 & up.
Grades 9 & up.
Study Program AR MG RL 9.2 PTS 8 173350EN
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Chocolate industry -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Cocoa trade -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Chocolate industry -- History.
Cocoa trade -- History.
Chocolate industry -- History.
Cocoa trade -- History.
ISBN 9780544175662 (hardcover)

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