Within these cocoa pods will be multiple beans, approximately the size of a coat button covered in a thick white pulpy flesh. It is this thick white pulp which is sweet and tangy. The beans underneath are very bitter and can be dried and put to other culinary uses.
Provides a good source of Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Selenium & Zinc as will as B-Vitamins.
Origin: Peru, Colombia, Ecuador