25 Delicious Chocolate Facts You Won’t Be Able To Resist

Posted by , Updated on August 8, 2014


Chocolate is undoubtedly one of the best things on earth. Milk, dark, white – people just love it. We eat chocolate when we are hungry, we eat chocolate when we are depressed, we eat chocolate when we feel good. Chocolate has become an inseparable part of our life but there are many things about this sweet delicacy that you may not know. WARNING: If your mouth start watering at the mere thought of chocolate, you may not be able to handle these delicious chocolate facts.

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In 2012, Switzerland had the biggest chocolate consumption per capita in the world. Each Swiss person ate an average of 26 pounds of this dainty. Americans ended up 15th with “just” 12 pounds of chocolate per capita.

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White chocolate technically isn’t chocolate. It contains no cocoa solids or cocoa liquor.

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The most valuable chocolate bar in the world is a Cadburry's chocolate bar thats over a 100-years old and went on Captain Robert Scott's first Discovery expedition to the Antarctic. The bar, which was 4 inches long, wrapped and uneaten, was bought for $687 by an anonymous buyer at Christie's, London in 2001.

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The largest and oldest chocolate company in the U.S. is Hershey’s. Founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894, this company produces over one billion pounds of chocolate products every year.

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The Aztecs believed that cacao seeds were the gift of the God of wisdom, and the seeds had so much value they were used as a form of currency.

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