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Top 11 chocolate myths

Top 11 chocolate myths

The Latin name for the cacao tree, Theobroma cacao, means “food of the gods,” and it does seem that the fruit of the tree and its delicious derivatives are indeed fit for the deities. Both the Mayans and Aztecs believed the cacao bean had magical and divine attributes, appropriate for service in even the most

Non-melting chocolate invented by Cadbury’s

Food scientists working at Cadbury's research plant in Bournville, near Birmingham, claim their new Dairy Milk bars will remain solid even when left in 104F (40C) heat for three hours

Food scientists working at Cadbury’s research plant in Bournville, near Birmingham, claim their new Dairy Milk bars will remain solid even when left in 104F (40C) heat for three hours. But the company, which was taken over by American food group Kraft two years ago, says it will only sell the product in warmer countries

Chocolate ‘can help keep you slim’

Far from piling on the pounds, a chocolate habit can help keep you slim, new research suggests. Just in time for Easter, scientists have announced the discovery every chocolate lover has been waiting for. A study has found that, despite boosting calorie intake, regular chocolate consumption is related to lower body mass index (BMI). The