Here's a visual representation of exactly how cocoa is made from being planted to making its way to the consumer as a manufactured product.
It explains the timeline from planting to harvesting, the fermentation, drying and processing that takes place before its ready to be packed and retailed.
In a time of convenience and the ease of buying most food products high, it's easy to forget the huge process that takes place for a simple bar of chocolate to make it to the local shop.
This infographic does a good job of showing this, click here to explore a larger version.
These are tough times for chefs and restaurant professionals around the world, but there has never been a better time to seek advice and help around a number of topics affecting hospitality workers. Here's a round-up of some of the most useful resources for chefs.