This month RFCI Miami welcomes Carolina Quijano expert chocolatier who will present “Cacao Seed to Bar” (Exquisito Chocolates in Little Havana, Miami, Florida)

Theobroma cacao pod at The Fruit & Spice Park, Homestead, Florida. 

Theobroma cacao flowers

Photos clockwise: Theobroma cacao flowers on Adolf Grimal’s original specimens at Grimal Grove, Big Pine Key, Florida (2019) / T. cacao inflorescences, Grimal Grove (2019) / cacao pod at Fruit & Spice Park (2019) (Cuni, Lydia)