Chocolate Facts – 50 Interesting Facts About Chocolates
Interesting facts about chocolates
Benjamin Franklin used to sell chocolate in his print shop in Philadelphia.
50% of adults in America prefer chocolate to other flavors.
Each cocoa tree produces nearly 2,500 beans.
As cocoa trees are delicate, 30% of the crop is destroyed every year.
5 million pounds of whole milk is used by U.S. chocolate manufacturers to make white chocolate.
3 million tons of cocoa beans are turned into chocolate products each year.
70% of the cocoa comes from West Africa.
Chocolate has more than 600 flavor compounds.
Joseph Fry invented the chocolate bar in 1847.
The chocolate industry is worth around $110 billion per year.