Journey of a Bar of Chocolate

Overview

The Journey of a... series looks at how common products end up in our homes, starting with the raw materials and ending with the finished product. This title looks at the journey of a bar of chocolate, examining how and where the cocoa beans are grown, how they are harvested, how they are turned into chocolate, and how the chocolate is packaged, transported and distributed to shops, and eventually eaten!

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Overview

The Journey of a... series looks at how common products end up in our homes, starting with the raw materials and ending with the finished product. This title looks at the journey of a bar of chocolate, examining how and where the cocoa beans are grown, how they are harvested, how they are turned into chocolate, and how the chocolate is packaged, transported and distributed to shops, and eventually eaten!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432966096
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Series: Journey of A... Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,295,682
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 720L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Who Likes Chocolate? 4

Where Cocoa Beans Grow 6

Pods Filled with Beans 8

Harvesting the Pods 10

Drying in the Sun 12

Transporting the Beans 14

Roasting the Beans 16

Removing the Shells 18

Cocoa Mass 20

Becoming Milk Chocolate 22

Bars of Chocolate 24

Into the Stores 26

Chocolate: A Special Treat! 28

Glossary 30

Chocolate Quiz 31

Find Out More 31

Index 32

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