The Chocolate Plant, Theobroma Cacao: And Its Products is a book written by Ellen H. Richards in 1890. The book is a comprehensive guide to the history, cultivation, and processing of the cacao plant, which is the source of chocolate. The author provides detailed information on the botany and biology of the plant, as well as the various methods of cultivation and harvesting. The book also covers the different types of chocolate products that can be made from the cacao bean, including cocoa powder, chocolate bars, and drinking chocolate. In addition, the author explores the nutritional and medicinal properties of chocolate, and its role in the economy and culture of various countries. The Chocolate Plant, Theobroma Cacao: And Its Products is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history, science, and culture of chocolate.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.