Chocolate Trivia


CHOCOLATE TRIVIA
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Chocolate Trivia

Chocolate is a wonderful and delightful treat anytime of the day or night, however, more than likely you do not know much about chocolate except for its yummy taste. Keep reading to learn more about trivia about chocolate.

Unusual Places for chocolate

  • Chocolate has always been included on all American and Russian space flights.
  • Montezuma, the Aztec Emperor drank 50 goblets of hot chocolate on a daily basis. It was dyed red, very thick, and was flavored with chili peppers.
  • In the movie Psycho, by Alfred Hitchcock, chocolate syrup was used for the bloody 45-second shower scene. This scene alone took seven days to shoot.
  • Queen Victoria sent New Year’s greeting to the British troops that were stationed in South Africa in 1900 a specially molded chocolate bar.


Manufacturing

  • American chocolate manufacturers use around 1.5 billion pounds of milk.
  • Manufacturers of chocolate use 40 percent of the world’s almonds and 20 percent of the world’s peanuts.
  • Around 7 billion pounds of chocolate and candy are manufactured each year in the United States.
  • Consumption
  • In 2001, American consumed over 3.1 billion pounds of chocolate.


Cravings

  • Men crave food that is high in fat and salt while women crave chocolate
  • Chocolate stimulates the same reaction in the body as falling in love from a natural substance that is in chocolate by the name of phenylethylamine.


Calories and Nutrition

  • A 1.5-ounce milk chocolate bar has 220 calories
  • An ordinary milk chocolate candy bar has more protein than a banana.
  • One ounce of baking chocolate or cocoa has 10 percent of the US Recommended Daily Allowance of iron along with Vitamins A1, B1, B2, C, D and E as well as calcium, potassium, sodium and iron.
  • A chocolate bar only contains 12 mg of cholesterol which is very low when compare to 30 mg of cholesterol in a one ounce piece of cheddar cheese.



Chocolate Trivia

Chocolate Trivia

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