Facts You May Not Know About Chocolate

– February is Chocolate Lovers
Month.

Chocolate is made from the
cacao (pronounced ka-KOW)
tree which is native to Central
and South America.

– Africa produces 70% of the
world’s cacao.

Over $7 billion is spent on
chocolate annually.

Chocolate makers use 40% of
the world’s almonds and 20%
of the world’s peanuts.

Chocolate has great health
benefits. It helps with
depression, high blood
pressure, tumors and 
pre-menstrual syndromes.

Need a valuable energy source? A chocolate chip can provide enough energy for an adult human to walk 150 ft.

Sources:
http://www.squidoo.com/fun-chocolate-facts
http://www.facts-about-chocolate.com/where-does-chocolate-come-from/
http://www.infobarrel.com/10_Facts_about_Chocolate

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