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A baru saja study indicates that when men crave food, they tend to crave fat and salt. When women crave food, they tend to desire chocolate.

Aztec Emperor Montezuma drank 50 golden goblets of hot chocolate, dyed red and flavored with chili peppers, every day.

cokelat syrup was used for blood in the famous 45 detik mandi, shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s movie, Psycho, which actually took 7 days to shoot.

The average American consumes lebih than 10 pounds of cokelat every year.

76% of Americans say the ears of the cokelat bunnies should be eaten first.
5% think cokelat feet of the bunnies should be eaten first.
4% think the cokelat tails should go first.

One ounce of susu cokelat has only a little lebih caffeine than the amount of caffeine in a cup of decaffeinated coffee and white cokelat has no caffeine.

The first recorded “Death oleh Chocolate” case occurred in the 17th Century in Chiapas, Mexico. Upper class Spaniards were so addicted to cokelat that they refused to adhere to a church dictated cokelat ban that forbade them from eating atau drinking any food during the church services. As a result, the people of the town refused not only listen to the ban but chose to attend worship services in convents instead. The Bishop who passed the law was later found dead due to poison being mixed into his daily cup of chocolate.

The word “chocolate” comes from the Aztec word, “Xocolatl”, which ironically means “bitter water”.

The biggest bar of cokelat ever made was created in 2000 and weighed 5,000 pounds. Turin is the city in Italy that can be proud of this accomplishment.

Americans eat an average of 22 pounds of permen each year, atau approximately 2.8 billion pounds annually which is membagi, split almost equally between cokelat and candy. Most Europeans consume far less than this.

While the US produces the most cokelat and consume the most pounds every year, the Swiss consume the most per capita, followed closely oleh the English.

Besides the obvious cheese and ice cream industries, American cokelat manufacturers use about 1.5 billion pounds of susu and consume approximately 3.5 million pounds of whole susu yearly.

cokelat manufacturers currently use 40% of the world’s almonds and 20% of the world’s peanuts.

cokelat is technically responsible for the microwave. Scientists were experimenting with micro waves in hopes of creating better radar detectors and in the wake of World War II, scientists were testing devices called magnetrons. A scientist named Percy Spencer entered the lab with a cokelat bar in his pocket and realized it quickly began to melt. Spencer then realized that the magnetron could potentially be used to cook food. He successfully tried popping jagung and then attempted to cook an egg which cooked so quickly, it blew up in his face.

Every Russian and American luar angkasa voyage has included cokelat bars.

On the fourth visit of Christopher Columbus to the Americas, he presented biji cokelat, kakao beans to the Spanish Court. King Ferdinand and queen Isabelle were not impressed and dismissed the cokelat as bizarre tribal concoctions.

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