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Images of cocoa and chocolate: harvesting, beans, pods, cake, cucurucho, farming and drying

harvesting cocoa, ripe cocoa pods, harvested beans, fresh beans, leafy cocoa bush, underplanting
ECU99TX35_09 Manabi tribe Indian reaches up to harvest ripe cocoa pod; holds Tagua nut crop. Maldonado, Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) ECU99TX35_11 Three ripe cocoa pods fruiting direct from trunk of bush. Cash crop for export. Maldonado, Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) ECU99TX35_14 Fresh harvested cocoa beans spread on tarmac road to sun dry; cash crop. Near Borbon, Esmeraldas, N.Ecuador. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) ECU99TX35_17 Fresh cocoa beans spread on road to sun dry; cash crop; wooden stilts house, garden. Near Borbon, Esmeraldas, N.Ecuador. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) SRL97RB44_18 Close-up underside of leafy cocoa bush with ripe pods. Peradeniya horticultural gardens, Sri Lanka. Copyright Tropix (Roland Birley) GHA96GR3_04 View within leafy cocoa bush to branches laden with pods; cash crop, major export. Ashanti Region, Ghana. Copyright Tropix (Gary Roberts) PNG84TX29_05 Sunlit coconut palms underplanted with cocoa (alley cropping, agroforestry). Madang Province, Papua New Guinea. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley)
Basque confiserie, cucurucho, Miremont chocolaterie, Henriet chocolates, ripe coocoa beans
FRA06VJB25 Exterior famous Miremont Basque confiserie, chocolaterie, tea shop; window, reflections. Biarritz, Aquitaine, France. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) CUB87ASH5_05 Cucurucho: very rare dessert made from coconut, cocoa and tropical fruits, wrapped in a palm-leaf cone; sweet food. Cuba Copyright Tropix (A & S HIGGINS) FRA06VJB22 High view, interior past chandelier to counters, famous Miremont Basque chocolaterie. Biarritz, Aquitaine, France. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) FRA06VJB27 Famous Henriet chocolates arranged in sets by design, pattern, flavour; mouth watering; Biarritz, Basque Country, France Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) GHA96GR3_06 Cocoa pod lies on brown leaves split open showing ripe beans. Ashanti (Asante) Region. Ghana. Copyright Tropix (Gary Roberts)
Ribeira Afunda, drying cocoa beans, harvested cocoa, farming cocoa beans, bagged cocoa
SAO98DC4_16 View of Ribeira Afunda, an old cocoa plantation on the northern coast; coconut palms, sea beyond. São Tomé. Copyright Tropix (D. Charlwood) ECU99TX35_20 Fresh cocoa beans spread out to sun dry in private yard; woman hanging laundry. Near Borbon, Esmeraldas, N.Ecuador. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) COL90CD13_18 Cash crop: cocoa; close-up harvested beans spread out to dry, before mouldy ones get picked out; fills frame. Colombia. Copyright Tropix (C. Duncan) DCA94LS2_08 Cash crop: Man pushes tray of cocoa beans out to sun dry; factory with old stone buildings. Dominica, Windward Is. Copyright Tropix (Lynn Seldon) GHA93TX50_20 Bagged cocoa in shed with 18,000 ton capacity, stored on pallets, awaiting export. Cash crop. Tema docks, Ghana. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley)
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