Chocolate Fun

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- TORI MASON

- ESI EDUGYAN

- MICHAEL LEVINE

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- CHARLES SCHULZ

I could give up chocolate but I’m not a quitter.

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Mom always said too much chocolate is like having too much love--you can't get enough.

- GERALDINE SOLON

Chocolate Vocabulary

Cocoa Bean

The seed of the cacao tree, which is only called a cocoa bean once it is removed from the pod in which it grows.

Chocolate Liquor

The liquid chocolate produced by grinding the cocoa nibs. It is the basic ingredient in all chocolate products. There is no alcohol in chocolate.

Cacao Tree (Theobroma Cacao)

The tropical tree that produces cocoa beans. Theobroma means "food of the gods".

Cocoa Pod

The leathery oval pod that contains cocoa beans.

CHOCOLATE NIBS

The "meat" of the cocoa bean remaining when the shell is removed in the chocolate production process.

FUN FACTS

Ethel Mars, of Ethel M Chocolates, is the mother of Forrest Mars.

Forrest Mars is the genius behind the Mars bar, M&M's, and the Milky Way.

TRUE OR FALSE: ONE CACAO BEAN MAKES ONE OUNCE OF CHOCOLATE.

False. Making one ounce of chocolate requires up to 35 beans.

WHICH COUNTRY EATS THE MOST CHOCOLATE IN THE WORLD?

Switzerland leads the world in chocolate consumption with 22.36 pounds per person, according to a survey by Chocolate Manufacturers Association.

TOP 4 COUNTRIES THAT PRODUCE THE MOST CHOCOLATE:

The United States, Germany, Switzerland, and Belgium

WHICH COUNTRY IS KNOWN TO HAVE THE BEST CHOCOLATE IN THE WORLD?

Switzerland (two top brands are Nestle and Lindt)

JOKES

Q: WHAT FRUIT LOVES CHOCOLATE?

A: A COCOA-NUT.

Q: WHY DID THE OREO GO TO THE DENTIST?

A: BECAUSE IT LOST ITS FILLING.

Q: WHAT DO YOU CALL STOLEN COCOA?

A: HOT CHOCOLATE.

Q: WHAT DO YOU CALL A SHEEP COVERED IN CHOCOLATE?

A: A SHEEP BAA.

Q: WHAT DID THE ASTRONAUT SAY WHEN HE STEPPED ON A CHOCOLATE BAR?

A: I JUST SET FOOT ON MARS.