15 Delicious Chocolate Facts That You Didn’t Know


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15 Delicious Chocolate Facts That You Didn’t Know

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Chocolates are loved by everyone. There are many benefits of chocolate, one of them is it acts like a stress reliever. Also there some facts about chocolate which we didn’t know about:

  1. It takes almost a full year for a cocoa tree to produce enough pods to make ten standard-sized Hershey bars.
  2. The Aztec emperor Montezuma II drank more than fifty cups of chocolate every day.
  3. The first chocolate bar was invented in 1847 by Joseph Fry.
  4. Chocolate has over 600 flavour compounds, while red wine has just 200.
  5. Chocolate gives you a more intense mental high and gets your heart pounding more than kissing does.
  6. Chocolate milk is an effective post-workout recovery drink.
  7. German chocolate cake has nothing to do with Germany. It’s named after its inventor, Sam German
  8. A 2004 study in London found that 70% of people would reveal their passwords in exchange for a chocolate bar.
  9. In fact, chocolate was consumed as a liquid, not a solid, for 90% of its history.
  10. The scientific name for that chocolate comes from, Theobrama cacao, means “food of gods”.
  11. The inventor of the chocolate chip cookie, Ruth Wakefield, sold her cookie recipe to Nestle in exchange for a lifetime supply of chocolate.
  12. The chocolate industry is worth approximately $110 billion per year.
  13. White chocolate technically isn’t chocolate, but you probably already knew that.
  14. Hershey’s Kisses got their name from the kissing sound the machine that deposits the chocolate on the conveyor belt makes.
  15. Ben & Jerry’s made their first cookie dough ice cream after receiving an anonymous suggestion on their flavour suggestion board in its Burlington, Vermont, shop.
  16. There is a rare fourth kind of chocolate in addition to the classic milk, dark and white varieties: blond chocolate.

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Saloni Shetty

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