Where in theworld doesChocolate comefrom?Chocolate comes from a smalltropical tree called “Theobromacacao”Cacao is native to Central andSouth America, but it is growncommercially throughout thetropics.About 70% of the world’s cacaois grown in Africa
Hershey is the largest chocolate creator inNorth America.Founded by Milton S. Hershey, Hershey’sproducts are sold in sixty countries in theworld.
Longtime...Hershey is oneof the oldestchocolatecompanies inAmerica.
Here’s how a cupof cocoa arrivedon your breakfasttable...
1569Declared drinkingchocolate onFriday does notbreak the fast forCatholics.I don’t likeI don’t likechocolatechocolate
1677Brazil achieved animportant positionin the world market,it establishes its firstcocoa plantations.
1765The first chocolatefactory in America.Chocolate manufacturewas faster in the USthan anywhere else inthe world.
In 1819Cocoa plantation production increased becauseit spread to the tropics in both hemispheres bythe 19th century. The price of the cocoa beanswent down and chocolate became an affordablebeverage.
In 1951Bonbons,chocolatecreams,hardcandies, andcarmelswere firstintroducedto U.S.citizens in1851.
Today we love and eatchocolate because everybite is mouthwatering andyou want to eat more andmore.
Enjoy yourchocolate!Chocolate can come in different ways