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HowItsMade Mondays at 9/8c on Science Solid chocolates have only been around since the 1800's. 70% of the world's cocoa beans are grown in West Africa.

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[10/29/18, via Science Magazine]
World's oldest chocolate was made 5300 years ago—in a South American rainforest Our love affair with chocolate is much older than we thought, and newly discovered traces of cocoa on ancient pots suggest it started in the rainforests of what is now Ecuador some 5300 years ago. That's nearly 1500 years older than earlier evidence [...]

The Providence Journal [11/07/18, via The Providence Journal]
Pumpkin and chocolate: A match made in dessert heaven Enjoy two dessert recipes with this flavor duo, and a French toast recipe that's purely pumpkin 'n' spice. In the age of Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes, pumpkin-flavored food has become the center of all things autumn. This year, it's not enough for us [...]

BBC News [10/30/18, via BBC News]
Chocolate: Origins of delicacy pushed back in time Chocolate has been a delicacy for much longer than previously thought. Botanical evidence shows the plant from which chocolate is made was first grown for food more than 5,000 years ago in the Amazon rainforest. Chemical residues found on ancient  [...]

Star2.com [11/07/18, via Star2.com]
Humans have loved chocolate for more than 5000 years Archaeologists have long believed that ancient civilisations in Central America started drinking concoctions of cacao – the bean-like seeds from which cocoa and chocolate are made – from around 3,900 years ago. But in a study that shifts the origins of  [...]

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RT @GSarafan: About 16.4 million Americans believe chocolate milk comes from brown cows and nearly 20% of people do not know hamburgers are…

RT @GSarafan: About 16.4 million Americans believe chocolate milk comes from brown cows and nearly 20% of people do not know hamburgers are…

From a Bean to a Bar From a Bean to a Bar
Published by Rigby 2017
ISBN 073123491X,9780731234912
16 pages
How Chocolate is Made How Chocolate is Made
Published by Rigby 2001
ISBN 0757819621,9780757819629
16 pages
How Is Chocolate Made? How Is Chocolate Made?
Published by Heinemann-Raintree Library 2017
ISBN 1403466416,9781403466419
32 pages
Chocolate
Published by Hachette Children's Books Australia 2017
ISBN 0733610587,9780733610585
60 pages

ISU students study how to make chocolate more rich in iron

ISU Chocolate studyPOCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK - Around the holiday season, chocolate is a popular gift and stocking stuffer. The ooey gooey treat is a guilty pleasure for many. But two Idaho State University dietetics students felt that indulging didn't necessarily have to mean unhealthy. So Josephine Cobia and Jenifer Massengale came up with a project to try and add a healthy component to chocolate bars.  With a dash of iron here and a touch of ascorbic acid there,...

How to make La Boulangerie's chocolate buche de Noel, or Christmas log

Bringing the Yule log or Christmas log inside is a custom that goes back for centuries. Called a buche de Noel in France, this large, well-dried log was decorated with greenery and brought into the house -- much the way we do our Christmas trees today. Except this log went into the fireplace.The idea was that the log would burn long into the night to keep folks warm. The custom may have originated as people tried to stay warm on the longest night of the year, but as Christianity spread, the...

How chocolate keeps you slim and can even make you SMARTER: Experts reveal the surprising reasons why you should eat MORE of the sweet stuff

Chocolate said to lower blood pressure, boost mood and even make you a geniusIt's also reported to protect skin from sun damage and prevent liver problemsThe claims were made in BBC Focus's new magazine By Imogen Blake For MailonlinePublished: 08:37 EST, 12 January 2018 | Updated: 09:13 EST, 12 January 2018 Slimmers usually cut it from their diets when trying to lose weight, but now experts have revealed that chocolate can actually be good for you.The sweet stuff can keep you...

Schweizer Welthits sind ein rares Gut

Kürzlich wurde DJ Bobo 50 Jahre alt. Trotz beachtlichen Erfolgen kann der Aargauer nicht zu den Schweizer Weltstars in der Sparte Musik gezählt werden. (Archivbild)Bild: KEYSTONESchweizer Welthits – ja, die gibt es. Aber es sind nicht die, die du vermutestDie Schweiz ist ein kleiner Fleck auf der musikalischen Weltkarte. Nur wenigen gelang es, sich international Gehör zu verschaffen. Es sind nicht diejenigen, von denen man es vermuten würde. Bänz Friedli / Schweizerisches...