Hot chocolate, together with coffee and milk, is the standard beverage for breakfast in Colombia. It is a delicious, energizing beverage, and needless to say we produce some of the greatest chocolate in the world. Cacao beans are indigenous to the country and are grown mainly in the Santanderes, Arauca and Tolima departments. The chocolate used is plain dark chocolate; ours comes in sweetened and unsweetened varieties, and they are both hard in consistency. It comes divided into rectangles that you break into one-ounce pieces that will each make one cup of the beverage.
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