GLOBE TREKKER

Program Details
Air Time: 
08/28/2016 - 12:00am - 12:59am
Program Title: 
FOOD HOUR: THE STORY OF CHOCOLATE
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
http://www.globetrekkertv.com
PSIP Description: 
Judith Jones reveals how our love of chocolate began in Southern Mexico and Central America.
Long Description: 
For 4,000 million years, people the world over have turned to the delicacy of chocolate for rituals, medicine, romance and sheer pleasure. In this informative and entertaining documentary, Judith Jones reveals how our love affair with chocolate began in Mesoamerica, present-day Southern Mexico and Central America, where people living deep in the tropical rainforests discovered the edible properties of Theobroma cacao, referred to as the food of the gods. With fellow travellers from around the world, Judith discovers the extraordinary popularity behind the pleasure of chocolate.