Five Strange Facts About Chocolate:
You might think of yourself as a chocolate genius, but here are five strange facts about chocolate you’ve probably never heard before! Sit back and prepare to be amazed: your favorite food is even stranger than you ever realized!
Think you’re a chocolate expert? Here are five strange facts about chocolate you probably never knew!
Interesting facts about chocolate:
Chocolate. It’s long been considered to be the “food of the gods.” It’s often given and received as a gift. A box of chocolates has been known to help cure a broken heart. Eating chocolate can also benefit your heart, lower your blood pressure and improve your memory.
Here are 10 interesting facts about chocolate:
1. The Beginning of Chocolate
The “Theobroma cacao” is a tree that produces pods and beans that are turned into chocolate. It’s believed to have been domesticated in South America where the Amazon Basin is located approximately 4000 years ago.
However, the earliest written account of using chocolate is attributed to the Olmecs tribes of Southern Mexico somewhere around 1000 B.C. At first, chocolate was made into a drink.