TITLE

Colors of GHANA: Brown

AUTHOR(S)
Littlefield, Holly
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Colors of Ghana;1999, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ghana is one of the world's largest growers of cacao, which is Ghana's most important crop. Nearly one-fourth of the people in Ghana work to harvest it. Trees that produce cacao seeds grow in Ghana's tropical forests. Cacao trees grow to about twenty-five feet tall. Cacao trees produce seedpods that are about one foot long. Each pod is filled with many small cacao seeds. After these seeds are removed from their pods, seeds are covered with leaves and allowed to ferment. After seeds are dried in the sun, they can be used to make chocolate, cocoa, or cocoa butter.
ACCESSION #
11994195

 

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