Hey, chocolate lovers! The chocolate story is a tale you have all wanted to hear, see and learn about for your entire lives. And now you can! The Story of Chocolate.com was launched online by the National Confectioners Association (NCA) in March 2011, to rave reviews. It’s a first-of-its-kind site, which includes interactive videos, picture galleries and fun-fact libraries compiled from chocolate and cocoa experts, cacao farmers, boutique chocolatiers and large chocolate manufacturers from across Mother Earth. The only thing you don’t get to do here is actually – eat the chocolate!
Learn All About Chocolate
The Story of Chocolate is a decadent site where you can learn about the history of chocolate, the culture behind chocolate, and the ongoing benefits of chocolate. The chocolatey information can be discovered in four fun sections:
What Is Chocolate’s Allure?
We learn at the site that chocolate’s allure began in the late 1800s, when the invention of chocolate machinery lowered the price of chocolate and put it within reach of many more people; and it continues in present-day cultural roles:
Spiritual Connections – The name of the tree it comes from, Theobroma Cacao, means “food of the gods.”
Romance – Chocolate has come to be associated with a different kind of divinity—love. At least that is what some people say phenylethylamine (PEA), a chemical in chocolate, makes them feel when it’s released in the human brain.
Advertising – Ads position chocolate as a luxurious indulgence and promulgate its allure.
Your Own Taste of Chocolate
If that is not delicious enough, you can take a taste of chocolate home to friends and family by using the step-by-step tips for hosting a chocolate tasting and experiencing the many nuances of luscious white, milk and dark chocolate. The Story of Chocolate brings ideas for enjoying this treasured treat on all occasions.
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