Creating Guatemala’s Food of the Gods

I love chocolate (who doesn’t?) — whether it’s Hershey Kisses or Ghanaian chocolate bars.

Of all the delicious offerings in Guatemala, chocolate is perhaps the Latin American country’s best treat.

The ancient Mayan tradition of chocolate making is a 2,500-year-old cultural legacy kept alive by dedicated farmers, roasters and chocolatiers in Guatemala.

In the video below, the “Great Big Story” follows the “food of the Gods” from a simple seed on a cacao tree all the way to becoming a luxurious dessert.