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20 Fun Facts About Chocolate

20 Fun Facts About Chocolate

Is there anyone in the world who doesn’t like chocolate? We doubt it. Today, we bring you the 20 facts that every chocolate lover should know.


Chocolate is one of the most popular snacks in the world, so popular that for some it is an addiction (we can relate). Chocolate is obtained from the cacao tree and it originates in Mexico.


According to legend, the god Quetzalcoatl gave the cacao tree to men, which was later baptized as "Theobroma Cacao" which means "food of the gods".


Nowadays, practically the whole world loves chocolate and it is eaten daily by many. Luckily, Pace stocks a wide range of chocolate, and we deliver to your home or office within a matter of minutes. Enter code 'CHOCO10' at checkout to avail 10% off all chocolate - shop chocolate now.


  1. The Hershey's brand produces more than 80 million chocolate every day.
  2. In the United States, nearly 3.5 million pounds of whole milk are used each day to make chocolate.
  3. 50% of the English population prefer chocolate to any other sweet.
  4. About 40% of the almonds produced in the world are made for chocolate products. Without chocolate, almonds are nothing!
  5. Americans consume 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate each year. That is half the world rate.
  6. A single ounce of chocolate gives you enough energy to walk or run 150 meters.
  7. It is rumored that melted chocolate in the mouth can cause as much pleasure as kisses, or even more!
  8. People with depression eat 55% more chocolate than those who are not.
  9. The word chocolate comes from the term '' Xocolatl '', which means '' bitter water ''.
  10. Chocolate bars have been included in all Russian and American space trips.
  11. The essence of chocolate increases "Theta" brain waves that induce relaxation. This makes us feel better after eating it.
  12. Eating a small piece of dark chocolate every day will reduce your risk of heart disease.
  13. White chocolate, technically, is not chocolate. Contains no cocoa solids or cocoa liquor.
  14. The man who '' invented '' the chocolate chip cookie sold his idea to the Nestlé company. The amazing thing is that he did not do it for money, but to have free chocolate for his entire life.
  15. The largest chocolate bar in the world weighs 12,770 pounds.
  16. Every second that passes, the Estadean population consumes about 100 pounds of chocolate. They surpass us all!
  17. Milton Hershey, founder of Hershey Chocolate, should have boarded the Titanic but canceled his trip at the last minute due to business problems. Arguably, chocolate saved his life.
  18. Eating chocolate can help prevent tooth decay and works as an antibacterial agent.
  19. Ivory Coast produces more cocoa than any other country in the world, makes 37% of it
  20. Remember that thing about chocolate causing acne? It is scientifically proven to be a myth.

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