|A girl shows off chocolate insects in La Chocolatera in Bogotá's La Macarena neighborhood.|
|A sack of 'green' dried but unroasted cocoa |
beans in Cafe de la Fonda coffee factory.
Today, Africa produces much more chocolate than the Americas do - but researchers at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture in Cali, Colombia, say that global warming could meltdown Africa's cocoa industry within a few years. The might be good for Colombia - but it'd be a disaster for African farmers and for the world's chocolate lovers.
|Coffee beans, cocoa beans and the cocoa fruit, which contains the beans.|
|Dumping out roasted cocoa beans.|
|A handful of cocoa beans.|
|Cocoa beans mixed with sugar cane sugar make a sweet treat.|
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours