Are cocoa pods a fruit or veggie?

Cocoa pods do have seeds on thim


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What Guys Said 2

  • It's a fruit as it carries it's seeds dry, opposite berries, which carries them in inside.. uhm liquid (?) flesh. (simple explanation)

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    • Thank you for the info

  • Botanically only the non-reproductive parts of a plant are vegetable. Fruit specifically is developed from the ovary of a flower.

    In culinary terminology there is no consistent rational criteria.

    In any case it's only the seeds which are eaten.

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What Girls Said 1

  • Probably fruits, Cocoa is used in sweet dishes.

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