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Chocolate

TIMELINE FOR HISTORY OF CHOCOLATE In 1500BC – 400 BC, the Olmec Indians are believed to be the first to grow cocoa beans as a domestic crop. Cacao trees have grown wild for possibly 10,000 years. The Olmec civilization only lasted until about 300 B.C. In the 14th Century, cocoa became a drink that was popular for the upper class of the Aztecs; they called it “xocalati” meaning warm or bitter liquid. They were the first to tax the beans. In 1492, Christopher Columbus was said to have brought back...

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A Little of History Chocolate is typically sweetened food produced from the seed of tropical Theobroma cacao tree. Although cacao has been cultivated by many cultures for at least three millennia in Maxico and Central America, its earliest documented use is by the Olmecs of south central Mexico around 1100 BC. In fact, the majority of Mesoamerican people made chocolate beverages, including the Mayans and Aztecs. The seed of cacao tree have an intense bitter taste and must be fermented to develop...

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ESSAY BUY CHOCOLATE ONLINE? TRY GODIVA.COM THE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY The demand for high-quality chocolate has been increasing rapidly since the early 1990s. Several local and global companies are competing in this market. Godiva Chocolatier is well known international company based in New York whose stores can be found in hundreds of malls worldwide. The company was looking for ways to increase its sales, and after rejecting the use of a CD-ROM catalog, it had the courage to try online sales...

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Why We Should Not Underestimate the Power of Chocolate Do you like chocolate? How many times do you eat chocolates in a day? Some people like to eat chocolates, some are even obsessed with them. Some people don’t like chocolates because those people think that they will make them fat. Some people just don’t like chocolates, without any clear reason. I believe that chocolate has many benefits which we can’t underestimate. Chocolate is a raw or processed food produced from the seed of the tropical...

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Chocology(Chocolate+Tecnology) By Maurice O Simmons Preface As I sat down to think about this research paper I thought about chocolate and all the things I could write about and they all seem to be the same thing. Where chocolate came from, and how it was made as well as how do you cook with it and even some chocolate recipes. I wanted to do something that I thought had never been done before, be original I hope that this is something that you haven’t seen before in a research paper. ...

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Chocolate. Just that word makes most peoples’ mouth water. It is a delectable substance that can be made into flakes that melt on your tongue, or into a delicious candy bar with nuts and marshmallow, or even just a plain old bar of straight chocolate. All contribute to the mild cravings some people feel towards chocolate. I chose this topic because chocolate is one of my favorite desserts and it has a rich history that very few people know. Chocolate has to start somewhere, besides a factory. Chocolate...

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Bottom of Form 1 History Of Chocolate 2 0StumbleUpon1 Chocolate! The name brings memories of a sugary and scrumptious sweet in your mouth. Each and every person in the world, whatever be his age or his sex, loves the delicious sin. In fact, chocolate is one of the most preferred gifts on every occasion, birthday or anniversary, Valentine’s Day or Christmas, wedding or farewell. Whether it is your wife or your boyfriend, your kids or your in-laws, you can present chocolates to almost everyone. While...

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Chocolate Table of Contents Introductions……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………page 1 Table of Contents…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….page 2 Why is chocolate the most popular sweet? …………………………………………………………………….page 3 How is dark chocolate different from milk chocolate? …………………………………………………….page 3 How are cocoa beans grown? ………………………………………………………………………………………….page 4 How was discovered? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………page 4 Conclusion ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...

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Dark Chocolate

Why is Dark Chocolate Healthy?: Chocolate is made from plants, which means it contains many of the health benefits of dark vegetables. These benefits are from flavonoids, which act as antioxidants. Antioxidants protect the body from aging caused by free radicals, which can cause damage that leads to heart disease. Dark chocolate contains a large number of antioxidants (nearly 8 times the number found in strawberries). Flavonoids also help relax blood pressure through the production of nitric oxide...

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THE HISTORY OF CHOCOLATE

THE HISTORY OF CHOCOLATE Many people believe that chocolate originally came from Europe. However, chocolate, called the “food of the gods,” was first made in the Americas. The first chocolate was very different from contemporary chocolate. Wild chocolate trees can grow easily in the humid Amazon rainforest. Clusters of flowers growing on these trees turn to seeds. About 20 to 60 cacao beans can be found in the seeds. Cacao beans are the ingredient needed to create sweet, soothing...

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