Chocolate facts

The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which triggers relaxation.

White Chocolate isn’t technically Chocolate, as it contains no cocoa solids or cocoa liquor.

It takes approximately 400 cacao beans to make one pound (450 gr.) of chocolate.

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

M&Ms were created in 1941 as a means for soldiers to enjoy chocolate without it melting.

Every second, Americans collectively   eat 100 pounds of chocolate.

The World’s Largest Chocolate Bar Weighed 5,792 kg (12,770 lb).

Chocolate magnate Milton Hershey canceled his reservations for the Titanic due to last minute business matters.

There are Potato Chips Dipped in Milk Chocolate.

Eating dark chocolate every day reduces the risk of heart disease by one-third.

Chocolate can sicken and even kill dogs.

Chocolate has an anti-bacterial effect on the mouth and protects against tooth decay.

In 2013, Belgium issued a limited edition of    chocolate flavored stamps.

A lethal dose of chocolate for a human being is about 22 lbs., or 40 Hershey bars.

The average chocolate bar contains 8 insect parts.

There’s a pill that makes farts smell like chocolate.

Cats can get sick or die from eating chocolate.

German chocolate cake isn’t German. It’s named for Sam German, an American baker.

Nutella was invented during WWII, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his cocoa supply.

100 pounds of chocolate are eaten in the U.S. every second.

Chocolate is the only edible substance to melt around 93° F, just below human body temperature. That’s why chocolate melts in your mouth.

75% of the artificial vanilla produced in the world is used for ice cream and as a flavoring for chocolate.

When it Comes to Coughs, Chocolate Is More Effective than Codeine.

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