Saturday, 30 March 2013


Easter Sunday is traditionally a day where lots of chocolate is consumed around the world, mainly in the form of chocolate eggs or bunnies! I can assure you that I will be eating my fair share this Easter, after all I must "up hold" this Easter tradition!

Here are ten fun facts about Chocolate that you may not know:

Fact 1:
People spend more than 7 billion dollars a year on chocolate.

Fact 2:
Chocolate does not cause or aggravate acne, this is a myth.

Fact 3:
Dark chocolate is most popular among men.

Fact 4:
The largest chocolate bar ever manufactured was in Italy in 2000 and the bar had a weight of 2268 kilograms.

Fact 5:
More than twice as many women than men eat and crave chocolate.

Fact 6:
The first chocolate bar was produced by Cadbury in England in 1842.

Fact 7:
The word Chocolate comes from the Aztec word xocolatl, meaning, bitter water.

Fact 8:
71% of American chocolate eaters prefer milk chocolate.

Fact 9:
Chocolate makers use 40% of the world's almonds and 20% of the world's peanuts.

Fact 10:
Nestle introduced Chocolate Chips in 1939


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