Cacao analysis dates the dawn of domesticated chocolate trees to 3,600 years ago

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Researchers analyzing the genomes of cultivated cacao trees have traced their origin to a 'single domestication event' some 3,600 years ago. The discovery opens a new front in a long-running argument over when and where humans started growing the source of chocolate.

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