The truth    The truth aboutabout          Chocolate CHOCOLATES
Yes those candy bars sure tastegood, but there’s a lot you probablydidn’t know about chocolate! Do you want to find out? W...
Chocolate is one of the mostpopular foods around and is highlyunlikely to ever go out of fashion.
The word Chocolate comesfrom the Aztec word xocolatl,   meaning, bitter water.
Cocoa Beans were first  brought to Europe by theSpanish Conquistadors in 1528.
Chocolate is extracted from the   beans of the cocoa plant Bean is a vegetable
Sugar is extracted from sugar               beat• The sugar beat is a vegetable
Therefore chocolateis a vegetable
Let’s spin the theory further:
Chocolate bars contain milk• Therefore chocolates are healthy!!!
Raisins, cherries, orange peelsand strawberries are in chocolate• They belong to the fruit family, so eat as much         ...
Chocolate is good for stress         • Just think:
“STRESSED”Read backward means     “DESSERTS”
One cocoa pod will contain about 42 beans. It takes up to 270cocoa beans to make a pound of          chocolate.
More than 7 billion chocolate chips are eaten annually.
Despite being high in fatcontent, chocolate doesnt appear to raise blood cholesterol levels.
Chocolate contains caffeine, which produces theeffects of a mild amphetamine.
17,000 people in Belgium work in     the chocolate industry
Chocolate is poisonous to dogs (and other domestic animals). The Theo   bromine found in chocolate is astimulatant, and ca...
Chocolate contains high-   quality anti oxidants thatcan protect you from developing   cancer and heart disease.
Rudolphe Lindt of Switzerland in1879 was the first to develop a  method to give Chocolate a      smooth consistency.
Chocolates melting point is just below your body temperature, so  it melts in your mouth. Meltingchocolate in your mouth r...
Henri Nestle of Switzerland was the  first to create Milk Chocolate byadding condensed milk to the mixture     when making...
Dairy Milk      • The new milk        chocolate was        introduced to the        British market in        1905 and, wit...
Dairy Milk chocolate is the main ingredient of many other Cadburychocolate favorites such as Freddo.
Chocolates are the best gifts that you can send to your loved ones as giftswith rich, creamy, enticing, chocolaty flavors ...
Chocolate soon became verypopular and was taken as a sweet  drink with sugar and vanilla.
Chocolate has over 500 flavor components. This is double theamount found in strawberry and            vanilla.
Cocoa butter, which is the fat  extract from roasted andcrushed Cocoa Beans, is often  used as a massage cream.
Heard of Mexican Emperor    Montezuma? He drank liquid chocolate before getting busy in hisharem. Since chocolate make you...
So who thought of solidifyingchocolate? Thank Mexican nuns from   the 1700’s as they created andexported the first chocola...
Some chocolates may cost you but didyou know that Cocoa or chocolates beanswere used as currency by Aztec and Mayatribes? ...
Talk about sweet ceremonies! The Maya drank liquid chocolate duringweddings, engagements, baptisms and  even funerals! Who...
We’ve heard of rice and pasta, butchocolate as a staple? Yes, ask theSouth Mexico Olmec tribe back in1000 B.C. They ate ch...
Chocolate Cakes
Some amusing quotes about           Chocolate:• Forget love-- Id rather fall in chocolate!!!• I never met a chocolate I di...
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  1. 1. The truth The truth aboutabout Chocolate CHOCOLATES
  2. 2. Yes those candy bars sure tastegood, but there’s a lot you probablydidn’t know about chocolate! Do you want to find out? Well, here goes!
  3. 3. Chocolate is one of the mostpopular foods around and is highlyunlikely to ever go out of fashion.
  4. 4. The word Chocolate comesfrom the Aztec word xocolatl, meaning, bitter water.
  5. 5. Cocoa Beans were first brought to Europe by theSpanish Conquistadors in 1528.
  6. 6. Chocolate is extracted from the beans of the cocoa plant Bean is a vegetable
  7. 7. Sugar is extracted from sugar beat• The sugar beat is a vegetable
  8. 8. Therefore chocolateis a vegetable
  9. 9. Let’s spin the theory further:
  10. 10. Chocolate bars contain milk• Therefore chocolates are healthy!!!
  11. 11. Raisins, cherries, orange peelsand strawberries are in chocolate• They belong to the fruit family, so eat as much chocolate as you like
  12. 12. Chocolate is good for stress • Just think:
  13. 13. “STRESSED”Read backward means “DESSERTS”
  14. 14. One cocoa pod will contain about 42 beans. It takes up to 270cocoa beans to make a pound of chocolate.
  15. 15. More than 7 billion chocolate chips are eaten annually.
  16. 16. Despite being high in fatcontent, chocolate doesnt appear to raise blood cholesterol levels.
  17. 17. Chocolate contains caffeine, which produces theeffects of a mild amphetamine.
  18. 18. 17,000 people in Belgium work in the chocolate industry
  19. 19. Chocolate is poisonous to dogs (and other domestic animals). The Theo bromine found in chocolate is astimulatant, and can be too much for small animals.
  20. 20. Chocolate contains high- quality anti oxidants thatcan protect you from developing cancer and heart disease.
  21. 21. Rudolphe Lindt of Switzerland in1879 was the first to develop a method to give Chocolate a smooth consistency.
  22. 22. Chocolates melting point is just below your body temperature, so it melts in your mouth. Meltingchocolate in your mouth raises brain activity
  23. 23. Henri Nestle of Switzerland was the first to create Milk Chocolate byadding condensed milk to the mixture when making chocolate bars.
  24. 24. Dairy Milk • The new milk chocolate was introduced to the British market in 1905 and, with its unique flavor and texture, quickly became the market leader.
  25. 25. Dairy Milk chocolate is the main ingredient of many other Cadburychocolate favorites such as Freddo.
  26. 26. Chocolates are the best gifts that you can send to your loved ones as giftswith rich, creamy, enticing, chocolaty flavors from renowned companies likeFerrero Rocher, Vochelle and Cadbury.
  27. 27. Chocolate soon became verypopular and was taken as a sweet drink with sugar and vanilla.
  28. 28. Chocolate has over 500 flavor components. This is double theamount found in strawberry and vanilla.
  29. 29. Cocoa butter, which is the fat extract from roasted andcrushed Cocoa Beans, is often used as a massage cream.
  30. 30. Heard of Mexican Emperor Montezuma? He drank liquid chocolate before getting busy in hisharem. Since chocolate make you feelgood, it is considered an aphrodisiac.
  31. 31. So who thought of solidifyingchocolate? Thank Mexican nuns from the 1700’s as they created andexported the first chocolate product as a fund raiser for their convent.
  32. 32. Some chocolates may cost you but didyou know that Cocoa or chocolates beanswere used as currency by Aztec and Mayatribes? If we had that today we would be eating out of our wallets!
  33. 33. Talk about sweet ceremonies! The Maya drank liquid chocolate duringweddings, engagements, baptisms and even funerals! Whoever thought there was something ceremonial about chocolate!
  34. 34. We’ve heard of rice and pasta, butchocolate as a staple? Yes, ask theSouth Mexico Olmec tribe back in1000 B.C. They ate chocolate all the time! Strange, but true!
  35. 35. Chocolate Cakes
  36. 36. Some amusing quotes about Chocolate:• Forget love-- Id rather fall in chocolate!!!• I never met a chocolate I didnt like.• I could give up chocolate but Im not a quitter

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