Chocolate Fun Quotes "Chocolate is an antidepressant, which is especially useful as you start to gain weight." - AUTHOR UNKOWN "Save the earth. It's the only planet with Chocolate!" - AUTHOR UNKOWN "Nine out of ten people like chocolate. The tenth person always lies." - AUTHOR UNKOWN "A day without chocolate is a day without sunshine." - AUTHOR UNKOWN "Given enough chocolate and coffee, I could rule the world!" - AUTHOR UNKOWN "Diet tip: Eat a chocolate bar before each meal. It'll take the edge off your appetite, and you'll eat less." - AUTHOR UNKOWN "Simply put, everyone has a price - mine is chocolate." - AUTHOR UNKOWN "A balanced diet is a chocolate in each hand!" - AUTHOR UNKOWN "Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time." - AUTHOR UNKOWN "Why do "so called" chocolate lovers complain about the calories in chocolate? All true chocoholics know it's a vegetable - it comes from the cocoa bean and beans are veggies!" - AUTHOR UNKOWN "Who cares about falling in love. I'd rather fall in chocolate." - TORI MASON "To me, chocolate was the sole reason we are on this earth." - ESI EDUGYAN "Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world's perfect food." - MICHAEL LEVINE Chocolate is nature's way of making up for Mondays! - AUTHOR UNKNOWN There's nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend who has CHOCOLATE. - AUTHOR UNKNOWN Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time. - AUTHOR UNKNOWN Exercise is a dirty word...Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate. - AUTHOR UNKNOWN Chocolate doesn't make the world go 'round...but it certainly makes the ride worthwhile! - AUTHOR UNKNOWN All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. - CHARLES SCHULZ I could give up chocolate but I’m not a quitter. - Author Unknown 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.