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    Researchers Discover Locations Of Ancient Maya Sacred Groves Of Cacao Trees

    (ORDO NEWS) — For as much as modern society worships chocolate, cacao — the plant chocolate comes from — was believed to be even more divine to ancient Mayas. The Maya considered cacao beans to be a gift from the gods and even used them as currency because of their value. As such, cacao bean production was carefully controlled by the Maya leaders of northern Yucatan, with cacao trees only…