Ten Fun Facts About Chocolate

I will bet you didn’t know this about chocolate!

10 fun facts about the world’s favorite treat.

  1. Chocolate comes from a fruit tree; it’s made from a seed.
  2. It takes 400 cocoa beans to make one pound of chocolate.
  3. Each cacao tree produces approximately 2,500 beans.
  4. Cacao beans were so valuable to early Mesoamericans that they were used as currency.
  5. “Cacao” is how you say “cocoa” in Spanish.
  6. A farmer must wait four to five years for a cacao tree to produce its first beans.
  7. Spanish royalty gave cakes of cacao in their dowries.
  8. Theobroma Cacaois the tree that produces cocoa beans, and it means “food of the gods.” Carolus Linnaeus, the father of plant taxonomy, named it.
  9. Chocolate has over 600 flavor compounds while red wine has just 200.
  10. Chocolate milk is an effective post work-out recovery drink
November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. Avatar for Jock
    Jock November 18, 2018 at 4:52 pm - Reply

    great! *****

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    Jeff Jeffson March 13, 2019 at 3:36 am - Reply

    Very good

  3. Avatar for Jeff Jeffson
    Jeff Jeffson March 13, 2019 at 3:39 am - Reply

    Veddy veddy god
    Lol

  4. Avatar for Zoey
    Zoey March 13, 2019 at 11:04 am - Reply

    It helped me with my Reshearch at school

  5. Avatar for Felicity
    Felicity March 18, 2019 at 11:37 am - Reply

    Well this is very good cause if people dont know if chocolate is bad or what it has in it because people dont read the back of it they would ask Google but this is excellent you should be proud keep the good work up

  6. Avatar for Breshawna reighard
    Breshawna reighard May 6, 2019 at 6:16 am - Reply

    Chocolate is my favorite candy and i’m glad that tis tree made caco beans for chocolate.

  7. Avatar for Ian
    Ian May 13, 2019 at 1:43 pm - Reply

    It is very good

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