Chocolate Facts – 50 Interesting Facts About Chocolates

Facts about chocolates

Soldiers during the Revolutionary war were paid with chocolates.

Before the Columbian exchange, there were no oranges in Florida, no coffee in Colombia, no bananas in Ecuador, no rubber trees in Africa, no tomatoes in Italy, no pineapples in Hawaii, and no chocolate in Switzerland.

To make 1 pound of chocolate 400 cacao beans are required.

The Chocolate Chip cookie inventor sold the idea of it to Nestle Toll House in return for lifetime supply of chocolate.

M&M’s were created in 1947 so that soldiers can enjoy chocolate without it melting.

The first machine made chocolate was produced in Barcelona, Spain in 1780.

100 pounds of chocolate is consumed by Americans every second.

Milton Hershey canceled his reservation for Titanic due to last minute business matters.

Eating dark chocolate everyday reduces the risk of heart disease by 1/3rd.

Chocolates are not good for dogs.