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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The Secrets of Chocolate: From Inventing Counterfeiting, Microwave and Weekends

The Powers of Chocolate: The Things You Didn't Know About Chocolate

Chocolates are naturally sweet, dark and intoxicating and its history and the powers it gave to those who have monopoly is truly fascinating. Below are some interesting tidbits about chocolate.

Chocolate fueled the Aztecs
Chocolate expanded the Spanish empire
Might just save the rain forest
 Chocolate invented counterfeiting
Chocolate invented microwave
Chocolate invented the weekends
In the US alone, the chocolate industry brings $13 billion a year
Chocolate fueled the lust for conquest

Props to my friend, Mary Jane of Fashion Travels for sharing me this sweet info!