Competitive Exams: Crops Cocoa geography notes on production and distribution of cocoa in India

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Cocoa

  • Indigenous to Tropical America

  • The consumption of cocoa is greatest where the standard of living is highest

  • Varieties Cacao Carioua (Tropical America) and Cacao Forastero (West Africa)

  • Unlike tea or coffee, it thrives in a tropical lowland environment. Often grown with banana.