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Sometimes you may feel a sudden craving for chocolate at a time you don’t have the chance for a ride to the grocery. It happens once in a while. Being able to prepare your chocolate can save you plenty of frustration in such moments. Plus, natural chocolate is a whole lot healthier than processed chocolate.
Why do you crave for more of the chocolate? Why does it make you feel good? Your general emotional well-being or the effect of chocolates on the heart and brain could explain your craving. Chocolate has “feel good” chemicals linked to how you feel after eating it.
As chocolate professionals, we give you the tips to ensure you purchase pure and unique fine chocolate to enjoy at home. The complexity in flavors- thanks to the individual processing systems- gives it the creamy fine texture. Once you taste this chocolate, never will you wish to purchase the so-called chocolates on the shelves.
If you wanted to give someone a sweet treat, the first thing that might come to your mind is chocolate. The U.S and Europe are the largest consumers of chocolate in the world. The World Cocoa Foundation estimates that at least 3 million tons of cocoa beans are consumed around the world every year.
Surprisingly, chocolates can help an army achieve victory. That was what happened in WW2, particularly during the invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord. This article looks closer to the role of Hershey’s chocolate bars in the defeat of Hitler’s Germany.