Cacao plantation, Barlovento, Venezuela

Cacao plantation, Barlovento, Venezuela

On a cacao plantation in Barlovento, Venezuela, a pile of cacao seeds lies drying in the sun under a banner that reads "Welcome to Barlovento" in both Spanish and English. Cacao seeds (also known as "cocoa beans") are the raw materials used to make cocoa and chocolate.

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