Chocolate takes on flavours that are around it
So make sure that you keep your chocolate sealed or covered if you are saving it for later!
The top 3 celebrations for chocolate sales are Christmas, Easter and Valentines Day
It’s not Halloween! Valentine’s beat it to the Number 3 spot.
The melting point is below that of the human body
This is why it literally melts in your mouth! Delicious!
White chocolate isn’t technically chocolate
One of it’s key ingredients cocoa butter comes from the cacao bean
Tempering Chocolate is the reason for it’s signature shine
As well as it’s satisfying snap
The scientific name for the tree that grows cocoa beans is Theobroma cacao
It actually translates to ‘food of the Gods’
The Maya and Aztecs were the first to grow cacao
They initially used the beans as currency to buy food and clothing
Chocolatiers take the chocolate and finish the product
Chocolate makers create, but the aesthetics are dealt with by the professional Chocolatiers
The number percentage on the packaging shows how much cacao is inside
The higher percentage normally indicates a ‘darker’ chocolate