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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The first chocolate bar suitable enough for widespread consumption was produced by the Fry's chocolate factory, located in Bristol, England in 1847.

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In Belgium, 17,000 people are employed in the chocolate industry.

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One chocolate chip can give you enough energy to walk 150 feet.

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The American army together with Hershey improved the heat-resistance of chocolate in order to withstand the hot sun during Desert Storm. These chocolate bars remained solid even at temperatures of up to 140°F.

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Chocolate contains phenylethylamine, a naturally occurring amino-acid which is believed to have aphrodisiacal effects and is even said to be able to "cure" hangovers.

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