Why Chocolate on Valentine’s Day?
Based on the grocery store shelves, Valentine’s Day is all about the chocolate. But why chocolate? Why not potato chips, or cotton candy, or even a nice juicy steak? There are a couple of theories about why chocolate reigns supreme on this day of romance. One theory is that people gave chocolate because they wanted…Read More
Happy National Hot Chocolate Day- January 31st
Did you know that people have been enjoying hot chocolate for approximately 2,000 years? When Spanish explorers discovered the Americas in the 1500s, they met the chocolate-drinking Aztecs and Mayans in what is now Mexico. For centuries, these early civilizations had been making hot chocolate by grinding cacao beans into a paste and stirring…Read More
According to a survey conducted by the National Confectioners Association, 70% of Americans say that their favorite kind of Halloween candy is chocolate. I’m shocked! Why isn’t it 100%? I know when I was a kid, getting anything but chocolate was a complete waste of valuable pillow-case space. But we all know that there are…Read More