Chocolate can be fatal to dogs. Chocolate contains a chemical theobromine, which is poisonous to dogs.
M&M’s chocolates were chosen to be part of the astronauts food supply in 1982.
Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second.
Chocolate accounts for less than two percent of the fat in the American diet.
Consuming chocolate was once considered a sin during the 16th and 17th century. During that time it was provided in the form of a drink and since drinking wine during lent was a sin, so was drinking chocolate.
Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne.
During World War II, Kit Kat was unavailable due to milk shortages, so the chocolate bar was made without milk.
In Spain, it is common to pour chocolate milk or cafe au lait on cereal for breakfast.
The chocolate “M&M’s” stands for the last names of Forrest E. Mars Sr., the candy maker, and his associate Bruce Murrie
The chocolate chip cookie was invented in 1933.
The country with the highest consumption of chocolate per capita is Switzerland, with 22 pounds per person, per year.
Eating chocolate three times a month helps people live longer as opposed to people who overeat chocolate or do not eat chocolate at all.
The triangular shape that Toblerone chocolates are packaged in, is protected by law.
In October 1973, Swedish sweet maker Roland Ohisson of Falkenberg was buried in a coffin made of nothing but chocolate.
Parrots cannot eat chocolate because it is poisonous to their body.
The microwave oven was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
For people that are lactose intolerant, chocolate aids in helping milk digest easier.
40 percent of the almonds in the world are used by manufacturers of chocolate.
The first chocolate bar was made in 1847 by Fry’s chocolate factory located in Bristol, England. They were the ones to mold the first chocolate bar that was suitable to be distributed to the public.
Chocolate was used as medicine during the 18th century. It was believed that chocolate could cure a stomach ache.
Scientists have determined that having guilty feelings may actually damage your immune system.
The last thing Elvis Presley ate before he died was four scoops of ice cream and 6 chocolate chip cookies.
In 1868, the first box of Valentine’s Day chocolates were introduced by Richard Cadbury.
The rarest chocolate bar in the world is the Porcelana bar. There are only 20,000 of these bars produced a year, and they sell for $90 per pound.
The popular chocolate bar “Three Musketeers” got its name because when it was first introduced in 1932 there were three individual bars. The flavors were strawberry, chocolate, and vanilla.
In the movie Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock, chocolate syrup was used for blood in the shower scene.