Stock Photo Description
Stock photo of Theobroma cacao commonly referred to as the Cacao tree growing naturally in the tropics with mature fruits hanging and ripe for picking. This close-up image of the Cacao fruits in particular reveals the texture of the ripe Cacao fruit. From this fruiting Cacao tree which commonly grows in tropical regions of the world from South America to Asia we obtain Cacao Powder, Chocolate and other forms of confectionery when processed and made fit for human consumption. Theobroma cacao is a small tree and grows to heights of around 4–8 m (13–26 ft) tall. An evergreen tree which flourishes in partial shade.