Today Is World Chocolate Day And It Gives You A Reason To Celebrate


Sagnika Sinha


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July 7, 2023

Chocolate Day

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    Did you know today is World Chocolate Day? July 7 brings people together and creates an excuse for chocolate lovers to find reasons to eat more chocolate. The day is significant because chocolate is a beloved treat worldwide.

    There are three types of chocolate: dark chocolate, white chocolate, and milk chocolate. There are almost 35 percent cocoa solids in most of the chocolates.

    Chocolate has the power to transcend regional and cultural boundaries. It is used in joyous celebrations and shared with people to symbolize celebration, indulgence, and joy. It is a delightful experience of savor and sweetness.

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    Currently, Africa is leading in cacao tree production while the seeds of the trees are bitter. It needs to be processed through fermentation to develop a delicious flavor. It is an integral creation of craftsmanship and enjoyment that brings sweetness and happiness into people’s lives.

    World Authorities commemorated Chocolate Day in 2009, celebrating the anniversary of the introduction of chocolate in Europe in 1550. Chocolate was only available in South and Central America before 1550. It was the foreign explorers who introduced chocolate to Europe.

    It was in 1519, a chocolate-based drink called Xocolatl to Hernan Cortes, a Spanish explorer. He brought the beverage back to Europe and added cinnamon, vanilla, and sugar to make it sweeter. Solid chocolates further became popular in the 1800s.

    People celebrate today with chocolate treats such as cakes, chocolate candy, chocolate milk, brownies, and hot chocolate. People relish the delightful delicacies made by Local vendors and confectionery shops worldwide.

    Chocolate has been manufactured from the Theobroma Cacao tree in locations worldwide, such as South and Northern America, Central America, and Mexico. The process involves fermentation to create the delectable taste of chocolate from the bitter taste of the seed of the cacao fruit.

    Chocolates have a velvety finish and taste delicious, and in celebration, people gift chocolate to each other to spread happiness and love.

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    Sagnika Sinha

    Sagnika Sinha is a content writer who is passionate about writing travel vlogs, entertainment and celebrity articles and literature-based pieces. With a 4 years experience in teaching, she loves reading books. A procrastinator by nature, she loves travelling, listening to music, planting and gardening.

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