Friday, December 30, 2011

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WHOA ! The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it

After cocoa beans are harvested they need to be fermented. This means that they are put in an earthen pit near where they are harvested and covered with leaves. In the hot sun they ferment (rot) and then can be shoveled out as mature cocoa beans. In which during this process lots of insects are present.

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