Chocolate contains phenylethylamine (PEA), a natural substance that is reputed to stimulate the same reaction in the body as falling in love.
The Aztec people are believed to be the inventors of chocolate. They made chocolate from the beans of the cacao plant. In 1519 the Aztec people of Mexico shared their creation with Spanish warrior who carried chocolate back to Europe.
One plain milk chocolate candy bar has more protein than a banana.
Hershey’s Kisses have been around since 1907.
In Hershey , Pennsylvania , the streetlights along ” Chocolate Avenue ” are in the shape of Hershey Kisses.
Chocolate manufacturers currently use 40 percent of the world’s almonds and 20 percent of the world’s peanuts.
American and Russian space flights have always included chocolate.
Per capita, the Irish eat more chocolate than Americans, Swedes, Danes, French, and Italians.
Americans consumed over 3.1 billion pounds of chocolate in 2001, which is almost half of the total world’s production.
Hawaii is the only US state that grows cacao beans to produce chocolate.