Some said it was ‘the food and drink of the Gods’. Others called it ‘a sinful heaven’. And a few even believed that the ‘god of air’ bought the seeds of the cocoa tree from the Garden of Eden, which when sown into the Earth gave mankind a taste of divinity. Wherever the origins of chocolate may lie, the founding of chocolate in its most nascent and physical form is ascribed thousands of years ago to the civilisations and mysticism of Mesoamerica.