Suzhou Mingjin Machinery
Xuguan Ind. Park,
Xuguan Town, Huqiu Dist.,
Suzhou, Jiangsu, P. R. China
The first European record of cocoa was discovered, the discovery of the New World of Columbus. Back in June 1502, Columbus's fourth and final West Indian Ocean expedition, arrived in Guanaju Island near Honduras, an aboriginal canoe loaded with cloth, pottery, weapons and cocoa beans to meet with Columbus, It is hoped that these goods will be exchanged for goods from Spain. Aboriginal leaders also specially prepared a chocolate drink to invite him to drink, Columbus mistakenly thought it was almond beans, drink and feel bitter and spicy, very difficult to drink, it is not a good impression. The beans, which Columbus expedition's son Ferdinand had observed, were worth and recorded: "In New Spain (now Mexico), a lot of beans are used as coins, and indigenous people value these beans very much. When the boat, a few beans fell into the water, we all rushing to start fishing, as if out of their eyes like. "Chocolate Machinery
Columbus did not pay much attention to the strange brown beans that looked like almonds, and Ferdinand did not promptly tell him that he left the cocoa beans, took away other things, in the king's travel report, only casually said to be local Indigenous trading. He did not know, in the discovery of the New World at the same time, he and human food in a treasure ─ ─ cocoa beans passing, this is the first encounter of cocoa beans and Western civilization, not favored by Columbus and missed, Once again meet in a seventeen years after the incident, with the Aztec ancient legends of another Spanish explorers found.
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