Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Interesting facts about Chocolate
Some very interesting factsabout Chocolates are given below. Go through it, u will find it amazing.......... Researchers have found that chocolate was used around 2500 years ago in Central America. Chocolate is known as 'Food of Gods', which comes from the Latin name of 'Theobrama Cacao' for Cocoa tree. More than 70% of American prefer Milk Chocolate. Chocolate comes from the Aztec word xocolati which means Bitter Water. Nearly 70% of world Cocoa is produced in Africa. Twice the number of men, women eat and carve for chocolate. 17000 people in Belgium are working in chocolate industry. Napolean always carried chocolate with him as an energy booster. Tryptopan in chocolate helps in creating serotonin in our body which is natural antidepressant. Approximately 270 cocoa beans makes a pound of chocolate. Nearly 40% of world's Almond and 20% of world's peanuts are used for making chocolate. Chocolate's melting point is just below our body temperature so it melts in our mouth. People spend more than $ 7 billion a year on chocolate. Biggest chocolate weighs 12000 pounds. It contains 1200 pounds of Almonds, 5500 pounds of Sugar, 2000 pounds of Milk Powder and 1400 pounds of Chocolate Liquor.