The name Theobroma cacao was first given to the cocoa tree by Carolus Linnaeus –the father of modern-day taxonomic plant classification. Theobroma comes from ancient Greek and translates as ‘Food of the Gods’. Cacao is the Mayan root word retained by the Spanish colonizers of Mesoamerica to describe the tree and its produce.
A treasure from the heart of the tropical rainforest
Theobroma cacao is an elegant tree that thrives in the equatorial region from Central and South America to Africa and Indonesia up to an altitude of 600 meters above sea level.
A foggy day on Fischerstraße in Düsseldorf in November 1969: boot Düsseldorf’s success story of the boot is about to begin. Over the course of six exhibition days, 34,000 visitors flock into the hall and boot is launched. Trade fair manager Kurt Schoop landed a real coup by getting experienced boat journalist Horst Schlichting on board and founding the first inland boat trade fair.
A new chapter begins in January 2020, presenting the first zero-emission production line of Northman Yachts. Sales have been started. The new line Northman Yachts will also be presented in the experience center of Natural Yachts in Heeg, The Netherlands.
Natural Yachts BV
De Opper 6 A, 8621 DZ Heeg
After the great success of the last three years
4th International boot Cruising Seminar with Jimmy Cornell, Sönke Roever and other popular speakers
The popular seminar hosted by the well-known circumnavigator and cruising expert Sönke Roever has been an audience magnet at boot Düsseldorf for three years. With over 250 participants from more than 25 countries from all over the world the seminar has become a great success.