Cacao Tree (IMAGE) Indiana University Caption James Butubu of the Cacao and Coconut Research Institute in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, evaluates the new progeny of a cacao tree. Cacao fruit grows from the tree's branches. Credit Photo by Ray Schnell, USDA-ARS Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.