Wednesday, November 10, 2010
The human race is consuming more cocoa than is being produced. Within the next twenty years, chocolate might become as rare and expensive as caviar. The cacao plant can only be grown within ten degrees of the equator and is difficult to harvest. Scientists recently completed sequencing the genome of cacao which might now be used to create more resilient cacao plants.
Article in the Independent.co.uk
Chocolate Rare in Twenty Years? | Geekosystem