Chocolate lovers.. strange facts about chocolate that you do not know
Chocolate is one of the most popular foods in the world. Therefore, the world celebrates Chocolate Day every year, which falls on July 7 of every year.
Here are some strange facts about chocolate that its lovers should know:
A river of chocolate
A real river of chocolate was created in 1971 in the popular movie Wonka & Chocolate Factory. It was made using 15,000 gallons of water mixed with chocolate and cream.
But the river of chocolate rotted and rotted after a short time due to the large quantities of cream, and its stench lingered all over the place.
Chocolate was used as money
The Mayans used chocolate, or cocoa beans, in a more correct sense, instead of currency because their value was more expensive than gold.
White chocolate is not real
To classify any product as chocolate it must contain either solid or liquid cocoa, and this does not apply to white chocolate because it contains cocoa butter instead.
In the European Union, the product is given the name white chocolate when it contains 20 percent cocoa butter and 14 percent milk solids. And 3.5 percent milk fat, and sugar should not be more than 55 percent.
Eating a lot of chocolate causes death
Chocolate contains high levels of the stimulant theobromine, which can lead to toxicity, causing heart failure, seizures, severe kidney damage and dehydration.
Chocolate contains insects
A single chocolate bar contains about eight parts of insect remains, but it is still considered a safe food for consumption.